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Tanzania faces shortage of seeds for key crops – minister

Tanzanian authorities said on Tuesday that the country is facing a shortage of over 110,000 tons of high quality seeds for key crops,...

Fund Selling Pushes U.S. Wheat and Soybeans into Weekly Losses

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) crop futures closed mixed in the trading week ending on Feb. 15, with wheat and soybeans suffering notable losses...

UAE supports Sudan with fuel and wheat

Sudan has received assistance from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) including fuel and wheat, Sudan's Oil and Gas Minister Azhari Abdul-Ghadir announced Wednesday. The...

Namibian prison donates wheat amid severe drought

A medium-security prison in northeast Namibia donated 4,000 bags of wheat on Friday to the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. ...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Quick Action Needed To Stem Army Worm Invasion

Stakeholders have warned that the growing menace of the Fall Armyworm could derail government’s programme to boost agriculture production and to create jobs. Speaking to...

On who is an entrepreneur

The mushrooming of entrepreneurs in the country is very progressive and worthy of praise. Entrepreneurs contribute highly to the economic development of the country...

Crop damage fears, grains and soybeans gained on weak US dollar

Chicago wheat led the gains as the most active wheat contract for July delivery rallied 10 cents, or 2.09 percent, to 4.8775 dollars per...

Maize productivity to grow in Africa

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement center (CIMMYT) and its partners launched Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) to diminish devastating environmental effects in...
Ghana Grains Council

GGC to assist farmers to reduce post-harvest losses

In view of this unfortunate development, the Ghana Grains Council (GGC) is collaborating with USAID ADVANCE to assist farmers and aggregators to reduce post-harvest...

Wheat Prices Increased In February

The price of wheat made the highest gain in the last week in February. The price of the commodity went up by 10 percent...

Fulani Herdsmen: a threat to national security

These sources culminate in shaping the occupational thrust of any group within the world’s economic definition or description. For people who found themselves inhabiting...

Sudan’s Wheat Imports Subsidy Removed

Sudan has scrapped a special U.S. dollar/Sudanese pound exchange rate used for wheat imports, effectively removing a subsidy, the finance ministry said on Monday. The...

U.S. government agency sued over GMOs

A food safety advocacy group sued an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, saying it illegally withheld public information on genetically...

Weak US dollar shoots up Chicago corn, soybeans and wheat value

Chicago Board of Trade agricultural commodities kicked off the week with a bullish accumulation day amid a weaker U.S. dollar. The...

Gov?t to promotes cassava cultivation in Uganda

The hope is that a shift to cassava will increase the market for the locally grown cassava and also reduce import costs on the...

Egypt to tighten up wheat storage

With only limited opportunity to improve wheat yields due to shortages of arable land and water, Egypt is looking to tightening up the storage...