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  • 01:23 Madagascar - Efforts To Save Shrinking Rainforest

    Madagascar - Efforts To Save Shrinking Rainforest

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    Intensive efforts are being made to save the unique but rapidly shrinking rain forest of the island of Madagascar, home to some of the greatest bio-diversity in the world. Only 15 per cent of the forest is now left, after a 35-year period in which the isl

  • 02:52 Ghana: Breeding Palm Weevil Larvae

    Ghana: Breeding Palm Weevil Larvae

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    Nutritional security and income generation opportunities for rural communities are receiving further boost following a successful pilot project in the training of small holder farmers on how to breed palm weevil larvae, popularly called Akokono, in Akan,

  • 04:14 Disease -Free Bananas Developed In Kenya

    Disease -Free Bananas Developed In Kenya

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    In western Kenya farmers are using a modern technique to produce disease resistant bananas that give higher yields. Esther Githui-Ewart reports Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2927334.html

  • 02:56 Western Cape Launches New Initiative To Promote Green Farming

    Western Cape Launches New Initiative To Promote Green Farming

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    Agricultural officials in South Africa's Western Cape have launched a new initiative that aims to promote green farming principles in the region's agricultural industry. The GreenAgri portal was launched to allow farmers to gain access to information on h

  • 03:18 Senegal Farmers Take Up Organic Farming

    Senegal Farmers Take Up Organic Farming

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    Senegalese farmers are increasingly turning towards organic farming techniques that are considered healthier and less damaging to the environment. Mahia Mutua reports.

  • 02:04 Fears Of Hunger Grow As Fighting Prevents Farmers From Planting In South Sudan

    Fears Of Hunger Grow As Fighting Prevents Farmers From Planting In South Sudan

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    Fighting in South Sudan over the last two years has prevented farmers from planting crops, leaving over 2 million people hungry and millions of others displaced. Market prices for staples like sorghum have doubled and agencies say the situation is likely

  • 02:11 Uganda's Farming App Helping Farmers Cut Out  Middlemen

    Uganda's Farming App Helping Farmers Cut Out Middlemen

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    In Uganda, University students have created a mobile application that provides smallholder farmers with real-time information on markets and the latest news on farming inputs. The app is expected to cut off middlemen who often sap the profits that farmers

  • 01:27 Uganda's Farming Output, Forestry Activities Fall In Third Quarter

    Uganda's Farming Output, Forestry Activities Fall In Third Quarter

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    Uganda's economy contracted by 1.3 percent in the third quarter of the financial year, ending in June, down from growth of 1.7 percent in the previous quarter. Statistics show that processed output from the farming sector declined, as well as forestry act

  • 02:07 Hydroponic Farming Gaining Traction In Cairo

    Hydroponic Farming Gaining Traction In Cairo

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    A hydroponic farm is using less water than traditional farms, in a bid to combat Egypt's shrinking agricultural land. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent.

  • 02:00 Zimbabwe Food Security: Agriculture Stakeholders Advocate For Holistic Approach To Farming

    Zimbabwe Food Security: Agriculture Stakeholders Advocate For Holistic Approach To Farming

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    Stakeholders in Zimbabwe's agriculture sector want a strategic approach employed to tackle food security issues in the country. They note that this would enable everyone from climate specialists, to seed producers and farmers to ensure best practices in a

  • 00:36 Tanzania Agriculture: Government Sets Aside $94 Million To Boost Farming

    Tanzania Agriculture: Government Sets Aside $94 Million To Boost Farming

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    The Tanzanian government has promised to issue $94 million in loans to farmers to raise agricultural production. The Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank will disburse the money as soft loans. The initiative is part of the government's National Developm

  • 02:09 Plans To Revolutionize Farming In Tanzania Taking Shape

    Plans To Revolutionize Farming In Tanzania Taking Shape

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    In Tanzania, plans to revolutionize farming are taking shape. They are being led by the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania, 'SAGCOT'. The multi stakeholder 6 cluster plan started 6 years ago and will end in 2030. The Government says it will

  • 00:49 Cote D' Ivoire Cocoa Production Increases By 28.5 Percent

    Cote D' Ivoire Cocoa Production Increases By 28.5 Percent

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    The world's largest producer of cocoa, Cote d'Ivoire, has registered a marked increase in the crop's production. In the 2019-2017 season, a record 28.5 percent increase was recorded. There is however little to celebrate since the country's Cocoa sector is

  • 03:12 Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

    Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

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    And now to Kenya -- where the lives of rural women in the Rift Valley region are set for a makeover. In line with the popular adage: when you empower a woman, you empower a community, authorities have embarked on a poultry project targeting women. CGTN's