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Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia

A killer disease capable of devastating Australia's citrus industry was found in the country, biosecurity officials have confirmed. The Department of Agriculture,...
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Kenya to hold fruits and vegetables exhibition

Kenya will hold an international exhibition for fruits and vegetables next month, industry and government officials announced on Tuesday. "Buyers from across the world have...

From a Heroin Addict to Becoming a Millionaire in Fruit Juice

As Khalil Rafati overdosed on heroin for the ninth time the paramedics frantically tried to save his life. A drug addict who slept rough on...

English Name For ‘Alasa Fruit’ Is African Star Apple

The English name of ‘alasa’ is African star apple and its botanical name is Chrysophyllum albidum. It is different from starfruit (one word), whose...

Greater Accra, Ashanti Record Higher Inflation Rates

The year-on-year inflation rate for November 2016 fell to 15.5 per cent compared with the 15.8 per cent recorded in October 2016. The Acting Government...

China and South Africa to boost fruit trade

The China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association (CIQA) and Fruit South Africa (FruitSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding Monday to broaden fruit trade between...

Burundian traders denounce ban of food export to Rwanda

In Cibitoke, the measure taken by the Burundian government last week, affects sellers and growers of several fruit and vegetable crops, including tomatoes, onions...

Two Foreign Students Find Solution to Fruit Vending Challenges

The plight of fruit vendors in Ghana has inspired two young international students to invent a solution addressing their many challenges. Roy and Hannah Park,...
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GhanaVeg institutes measures to solve vegetable industry challenges

Just last month (September), the EU announced a temporary freeze on the export of some vegetables and fruits from Ghana to its market. This was...

PNG declares restriction on fruits, vegetable imports

The Papua New Guinea government on Monday announced a ban on the import of 10 varieties of fruits and vegetables to spur the domestic...

Passion fruit farmers of Nyaruguru calls for support to increase production

Evariste Munyeshyaka, a farmer in the PPC-RU?s passion fruit farm in Ruramba Sector, Nyaruguru District. (Emmanuel Ntirenganya) Their initial idea was to improve their...

Fruit Street suffers a fire outbreak in Balogun Market

There is a fire outbreak at a building on Bread Fruit in Balogun Market. The fire was said to have started from a building...

Botswana-based chain supermarket expand regional footprint

Regional multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer Choppies with outlets in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe has announced intentions to expand its footprint in...

Toya Delazy?s Forbidden Fruit Music Video Was Directed By Kyle

Arcade Content?s Kyle Smith directed Toya Delazy?s?Forbidden Fruit?music video, which has been hailed across the Twittersphere as ?masterful,? ?a work of art? and ?daring???in...
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Ghana Govt Secures Loan To Execute REP

The government has secured $108 million loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the African Development Bank to implement the third phase...

European Union To Assist Vegetables Farmers With $168m

The European Union is setting aside 125 million euros (168 million dollars) to assist farmers whose fruit and vegetables have been hit by a...

UN Agency Steps Up Awareness On Ebola In West African

After being triaged at the emergency room, people presenting Ebola-like symptoms are directed to the Department of Infectious Disease. Conakry, Guinea. Photo: WHO/T....

Fruit Bat,Source Of Ebola Virus

Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain...

How To Keep Fruit Fresh For Two Weeks

The days of throwing away fruit because it has ripened too quickly are over. A spray-on coating made of a substance found in the shells...

Sub-Saharan Africa Needs A Policy On Fruit Fly Menace

The Kintampo Mango Farmers Association (KIMFA) at the weekend called for a collaborative sub-regional level policy to control the fruit fly menace in sub-Saharan...

FRUIT LOGISTICA 2013 welcomes you to share in its success!

FRUIT LOGISTICA 2013 welcomes you to share in its success!Last year 13 countries of Sub Sahara Africa presented their products to 56,000 trade visitors...

Five Foods To Help Boost Your Energy Level.

Top 5 pick-me-up foods Whether you?re heading out for an exercise session or suffering from a mid-afternoon slump, there are times when we all need...

ADRA to research into mango ?fruit dropping?

The Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF), has contracted the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) to research and provide lasting solution to...

UNIDO to hold workshop for stakeholders in Ghana’s fruit and vegetable sector

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) will host stakeholders in the fruit and vegetable sector in a day’s workshop in Accra sector on...

UNIDO Meets Stakeholders In Fruit, Vegetable Sector

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will host all stakeholders in the fruit and vegetable sector at a day’s workshop in Accra to...

Passion of a fruit seller

On January 14 2011 , Zine El Abidine Ben Ali stepped down as president of Tunisia after 23 years in power. He was forced...

Switzerland aids Ghanaian fruit producers, exporters to access world markets

The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) has held an information session for Ghanaian food and vegetable exporters to help facilitate their access to international...

Fruit vendors cash in on Kenyan health seekers

NAIROBI , (Xinhua) — The desire to eat right and remain healthy has offered hundreds of fruit sellers in Kenya lucrative business opportunities. The business...