Africa/Middle East
Africa/Middle East

Nigeria Subsidizes Fertilizer

He said the fertilizers were sold to farmers at N1,000 ($8.62) per bag, and NPK was sold to farmers at

Africa/Middle East

Nigeria Bans 30 Pesticides After Deaths

Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the sale and supply of 30 agrochemical

Africa/Middle East

South Africa: Sugar Decline To Continue

South Africa’s 2007/08 sugar season is estimated to have produced 19.72 million tons of sugarcane, a 2.7% drop from last

Africa/Middle East

Kenya Banks On Biofuels

The multi-purpose plant, which could grow on Kenya’s vast areas of semi-arid land, also could meet a range of critical

Africa/Middle East

Zimbabwe Suffers Bread Shortage, Offers Farm Supplies

Power outages have disrupted irrigated wheat farming, lowering harvests to two-thirds of required amounts, and creating chronic bread shortages. Formerly

Africa/Middle East

Nigeria: Cotton Improvement Plan Underway

Central to the program is a plan to provide credit to cotton farmers, textile manufacturers, and ginners at an 8%

Africa/Middle East

Zimbabwe: Oilseeds Report

The total area planted to oilseeds in the 2006/07 season was 670,000 hectares (Ha), an increase of 89,000 Ha from

Africa/Middle East

Zimbabwe: Cotton Makes Small Gain

Starting this season, the country has a new regulatory framework for buyers and merchants of cotton which aims to encourage

Africa/Middle East

Nigeria: Grains Strong

Corn production leads Nigeria’s above-average grain harvest, which appears strong in nearly all parts of the country. With harvesting almost

Africa/Middle East

Rainfall Boosts Zimbabwean Maize, Sugarcane

Production of both maize and sugarcane is forecast to be increasing thanks to favorable conditions in Zimbabwe this season. Most

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University of Utah Recognizes Aqua-Yield/Nano Institute Partnership in New Annual Report

In a newly-published annual report, the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) touts the first-of-its-kind collaboration

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China Could Subsidize Agribusiness Buying in Trade Truce

With a trade truce delaying escalation of tariffs between the U.S. and China into March, there is an opportunity for

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Report: U.S. Farmers Still Planning Fewer Soybeans in 2019 Despite Promise of China Trade Deal

When President Donald Trump was having the highly-anticipated dinner with China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit, farmers in

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ADAMA, Sanonda Finalize Name Change

ADAMA, the combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co. Ltd., have announced that the Board of Directors