Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ghana’s President Approves ADB Embattled Boss Tenure Extension By Six Months

The Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Stephen Kpordzih, will continue to steer the affairs at the bank after his contract was extended by six more months, reports Footprint to Africa. A letter...

Namibian Villagers Produce Paper From Mahangu Stalks

A group of people in the rural north of Namibia make paper products from mahangu stalks, using their hands during the entire process. Onankali Paper-Making Cooperative was registered in 2002 under the Ministry of...

Cocobod Set To Obtain US$1.8 billion Syndicated Loan

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) said it is set to obtain a US$1.8billion syndicated loan from a consortium of banks on the world financial market, to facilitate its procurement of about 850,000 tonnes of...

WFC Set To Launch Five-year Forests, Water Action Plan

The World Forestry Congress (WFC) has said it will launch a five-year forest and water action plan to tackle rise in global demand for fresh and access to safe drinking water, and call for...
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Nigeria will support private sector investment in agric – minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said that the government is committed to supporting private sector investment in backward integration to make Nigeria self sufficient in oil palm production.Adesina...
Agronomic

Agronomic Board registers second largest maize harvest

The Namibia Agronomic Board (NAB) recorded the second largest maize harvest marketed through the board. The harvest which is still ongoing, is expected to record an estimated 71,000 tonnes total production of maize at...