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Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda

    Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda— Cellphone usage is expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa, and paving the way for information and communication technologies (ICT) to modernize and boost productivity in the region’s agricultural sector.   Apps

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Farmers to own Commodity Exchange Market

    Farmers to own Commodity Exchange Market

Local private sector institutions including cooperatives and farmers’ organizations will hold 51 per cent stake in the company established as a vehicle for the Commodity Exchange Market set to commence

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Government moots digital environment monitoring tool

    Government moots digital environment monitoring tool

THE government in collaboration with environmental stakeholders is planning to develop an online environmental change monitoring tool that will help achieve long term food security in uncertain climate. Speaking in

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Pakistan rice imports frustrate farmers

    Pakistan rice imports frustrate farmers

IN Kilombero District, hundreds of kilometres from East African Community headquarters in Arusha, smallholder rice farmers are still struggling to sell their rice from 2012/13 season. “Prices are still very

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Africa: Benefits of Adapting Africa’s Infrastructure to Climate Change Outweigh the Costs

    Africa: Benefits of Adapting Africa’s Infrastructure to Climate Change Outweigh the Costs

WASHINGTON, DC, April 27, 2015—The impact of climate change on Africa’s water and energy infrastructure will be costly, according to

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World Bank Supports Mozambique Harness Its Agricultural Potential to Increase Food Security

    World Bank Supports Mozambique Harness Its Agricultural Potential to Increase Food Security

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 — The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA)

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South Sudan’s coffers: Going, going, gone

    South Sudan’s coffers: Going, going, gone

There seems to be outright confusion in South Sudan’s capital of Juba over an announcement by the country’s Central Bank that their foreign exchange reserves have run out, in other

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