Africa Agriculture 

Delta government seeks N8Bn loan to boost agriculture

The Delta Government has granted its approval for the state to access eight billion naira loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to develop agriculture in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, who made the disclosure while briefing newsmen in Asaba, said that accessing the loan was part of the decisions reached at the State’s Executive Council meeting. He said that the State Government had approved a review of the state’s 2020 budget to reflect the reality on ground because of the fall in crude…

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Botswana’s president goes shopping for a farm

In south-west Botswana, near the border with South Africa, the federal government owns some prime farmland Banyana Farms. The land was initially purchased in order to promote industrial livestock farming in Botswana.In 2015, Banyana Farms a state-owned company, decided to rent out numerous large cattle ranches on the property, and created a competitive tender procedure to do so. This is important real estate, and the lease is for 14 years. The greatest ranch, the 49 square kilometre Portion 2, drew in substantial interest. The 39 bidders have now been whittled…

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South Africa: Farm Attack Victim Speaks Out In Court

Even after being tortured and raped in front of her own children by a Black, this White female still, regretfully, fails to completely break out of her mental programming/prison; and quotes multiracialist Communist Nelson Mandela in useless hope that it will enhance the behavior of Blacks made even more hate-crazed toward Whites than ever by anti-White propaganda. Racial separation is the only solution. MY great-grandfather, grandpa and dad were all farmers. I wed a farmer whose family have farmed their land for 3 generations. It is with deep unhappiness that…

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Kenya: Construction Works of 102 MW Kipeto Wind Farm Complete

The Kipeto job, originally established by Craftskills, a Kenyan designer and minority equity shareholder, will supply the Kenya Power under a 20-year power purchase agreement which was signed back in 2015. China Machinery Engineering Corporation was originally contracted to perform engineering style, procurement and building of the wind farm at an agreement cost of over USD 212M. Read more In October 2018 the sole task investor, the United States Federal government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), along with the project sponsor, Actis, asked for the African Trade Insurance Firm (ATI)…

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Niger Govt. To Assist Ladies Farmer’s Company

The Niger State federal government on Thursday said that it would support the Smallholder Women Farmers Company of Nigeria (SWOFON) in the state with inputs and executes for 2020 farming season. Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Federal government, mentioned this while answering questions from farming reporters in Minna. “The focus of Niger state government this year is to mobilise ladies, farmer groups. “Any ladies group into farming will be supported to get the readily available inputs and carries out to participate in farming activities,” Matane stated. He stated…

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