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IFC Support for Country Bird’s Expansion Encourages Agribusiness, Employment in Southern Africa

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March, 2013 – Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today. read more

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today. read more

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HUNGER SEASON BITES ACROSS SOUTHERN AFRICA AS MILLIONS FACE PROSPECT OF FOOD SHORTAGES

by Wallace Mawire
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Despite Global Slowdown, African Economies Growing Strongly― New Oil, Gas, and Mineral Wealth an Opportunity for Inclusive Development

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Results Profile: Rwanda

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FBSciences and Clinton Foundation Announce Significant Advancements for African Crop Production

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Video: Severe Droughts Drive Food Prices Higher: Food Price Watch

 

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Life after winning in a promotion

Over K65 million prizes given out in Airtel Malawi promotion

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Salesman smiles all the way to the bank in Airtel Yabooka

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GAMBIA DECLARES 2011-2012 FARMING SEASON A FAILURE

After a poor harvest characterised by erratic rainfall gripped Sub-Saharan Africa, the government of The Gambia through the minister of Agriculture has declared 2011-2012 farming season a failure resulting from severe crop failures and a corresponding soaring of food prices. read more

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African seed companies called to serve poor farmers

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Bill Gates Calls International Response to Helping Poor Farmers Outdated and Inefficient, Outlines Changes Needed to Feed 1 Billion Hungry

Announces nearly $200 million in new agriculture grants, bringing foundation total to over $2 billion read more

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