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Is Africa Really Undergoing a Smallholder Agricultural Revolution?

By Brendan Brown and Ian Nuberg Good news storiesabout transformation in African agriculture,are abound with some positive statistics to back them up. The general story is that farmers are adopting improved agricultural practices, that productivity is increasing and that rural economies are burgeoning. But many of the stories tend to focus on

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AfDB committed to increase its climate financing by 40% up to 2020: Vice-President Abou-Sabaa

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 17 December 2015 / PRN Africa / — While climate change is a major threat to Africa, the continent should seize the opportunities it represents, said African Development Bank Vice-President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the COP21 climate conference in Paris. Speaking on behalf of AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, the

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South Africa: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Visits Islamic Republic of Iran, 7 to 9 Nov

Deputy President Ramaphosa announces high-level diplomatic and trade visit to Iran Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa today Thursday 5 October 2015 announced in the National Assembly in parliament in Cape Town that he will be leading high-level South African diplomatic and trade delegation on an official visit to the Islamic Republic of

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