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    MAPUTO, July 30 (Xinhua) — The President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi launched Thursday in the western city of Tete an agricultural program named “Sustenta”, with the aim of integrating small farmers into agricultural production value chains and promoting sustainable agriculture to increase productivity and farmers’ income. The Sustenta program was first launched in 2017 in ...
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    Source: businesstech Zimbabwe’s government signed a $3.5 billion deal to compensate White commercial farmers who were evicted from their land two decades ago. The agreement is a turning point in a dispute that tipped the southern African nation’s economy into freefall by slashing food production and export income and prompted sanctions from the U.S. and the ...
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    New premises, with Customer Experience Center and Regional Training Hub, will strengthen the customer support provided across Latin America by TOMRA Food, Compac, and BBC Technologies Leuven, Belgium, July 2020 – TOMRA Food has opened new regional headquarters to enhance its support of food processors and packers across Latin America. The new purpose-built base, in ...
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    Millions of Africa’s coffee farmers have slipped into abject poverty caused by poor prices which are currently barely enough to cover production costs while the rest of the coffee supply chain players enjoy rising profits. The African farmer produces some fine quality coffee, but receives the lowest prices of all growers, globally. African coffee farmers ...
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    L-R: Eli Pollak (Co-founder & CEO), Benjamin Njenga (Co-founder & CCO), and Earl St Sauver (Co-founder). Source: Supplied Around the world, most farmers have suffered different sets of challenges in scaling and growing their farms. Although lending and crowdfunding platforms have popped up over the past years, it’s still very difficult for smallholder farmers to ...
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    Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Barbara Creecy, says she is hopeful that the department will issue 15-year fishing rights to small-scale fishers in the Western Cape. The Minister said this when she presented the department’s budget vote during a virtual sitting of the National Assembly on Thursday. The Minister had recently spent 67 minutes, as ...
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    New Delhi, July 24, 2020 New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), sees its Greater Noida, India plant declared the winner of the ‘Golden Peacock National Quality Award’ for 2020. The award highlights the Company’s exemplary quality control process, characteristic of its global World Class Manufacturing program. CNH Industrial was selected as a winner following a stringent three-tier evaluation process by a grand jury headed by Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief ...
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    More than ever, poultry processors around the world have to guarantee their production or even increase it to keep the entire food supply system operating. In many cases, processors had already planned an expansion or start-up long before Covid-19 struck. However, such projects usually need the involvement of International Marel engineers on-site, which was impossible ...
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    BMG’s Boer Slim/Smart-Farming agricultural team works closely with farmers throughout Southern Africa, assisting them with the selection, installation and operation of new electromechanical systems. These projects are designed to improve efficiencies, reduce energy consumption and minimise maintenance requirements. BMG’s Boer Slim/Smart-Farming agricultural team works closely with farmers throughout Southern Africa, assisting them with the selection, ...
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    An amount of R14.4 billion has been allocated to the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) for the 2020/2021 financial year. The R14.4 billion is a reduction of just under R2.4 billion from an initial allocation of R16.8 billion allocated by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni during the Budget Vote in February 2020, ...