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Nigeria: 20,610 Tomato Farmers Trained in Kano

Kano — PYXERA Global Nigeria Yield Wise project , a non-governmental organization (NGO) said it recently trained 20, 610 tomato farmers on how to reduce post-harvest losses in the tomato value chain in last three years. The project Director, Mr. ...

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Uganda: Fishermen Strike

Buvuma — Fishermen dealing in Nile Perch at landing sites in Buvuma, Buikwe and Kalangala districts have joined their counterparts in Masaka and Kyotera districts who indefinitely suspended fishing activities at the weekend. Although the fishermen in Masaka and Kyotera ...

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“Fewer Ivorian mangoes than last year”

At Simexp SARL, the harvest of Ivorian mangoes is lower than last year. “Unlike the 2018 season, we do not have enough mangoes this year. A mango tree which produced many fruits last year cannot give the same quantity the ...

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Export Price of Chinese Onions is Unstable

“The Chinese onion market is in between production seasons, which creates great price fluctuations in the export market and the overall market conditions are unstable.” This is according to Wang Junjie of Henan Junzhian Food Co., Ltd. “Yunnan onions only ...

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South Africa: Jupiter Group Upgrades Practices, Facilities For Improved Citrus Harvest.

Jupiter Group is expecting a bright citrus season from its South African production site in Maswiri this year, as the company upgrades its practices and facilities. It says an improved technical structure sees enriched agronomical inputs improve the color, size ...

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Nigeria to Eliminate Chemical Fertilizers in Agriculture, Says Ogbeh

The Federal Government says it will gradually phase out the use of chemical fertilizers in agriculture to ensure the production of healthy foods for the people. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this on Sunday ...

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Could Beetroot Fight Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure?

According to a preliminary study, adding tiny amounts of beetroot or dietary nitrate to salty food products might help prevent high blood pressure. He current findings in animals may not translate to humans, but researchers of the new study –released ...

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Iran Bans Exports of Potatoes & Onions

Starting April 4th, potato and onion exports will be banned in Iran. The aim is to start regulating the local market, said Deputy Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade of Iran, Abbas Ghobadi. He noted that in the past weeks, ...

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Mexican mangoes: Slow start but volume and quality to increase through spring, says NMB

The U.S.-based National Mango Board (NMB) says that the Mexican mango season that is now getting underway has experienced a much slower start than last year, but it is expecting volumes to ramp up over the coming weeks. The U.S. ...

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At least 89 dead in Zimbabwe as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

At least 89 people have died in Zimbabwe after Cyclone Idai tore across the eastern and southern parts of the country, a government official said on Monday, creating a humanitarian crisis in a nation grappling with economic woes and a ...

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