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-> Tunisia - 21/08/2019
Food waste reaches 50% for fruits and vegetables
According to FAO figures food waste in the Middle East and North Africa is estimated at 250 kilos per person per year. In Tunisia the cost of food waste would reach the equivalent of 5% of household food expenditure.... >Read more

-> Ghana - 31/07/2019
Ghana increases use of drones
Ghana has launched a fleet of drones carrying medical supplies in remote areas. By the number of gears and the areas served, it is the largest delivery service by drones in the world. The deployment of drones for agriculture has just begun.... >Read more

-> Kenya - 17/07/2019
The technical situation will delay the promises of the Chinese market
With the recent Kenya / China agreement that made Kenya the only African country able to export avocados to the Chinese market, analysts were predicting a boom in Kenyan exports. But the lack of sites in Kenya for freezing avocados may cause some delay for the promises of the Chinese market to come true. ... >Read more

-> South Africa - 10/07/2019
Even more fruit exports to Russia
South Africa, already exporting a large volume of fruit to Russia, plans to increase it. Negotiations are under way between the two countries. ... >Read more

-> Senegal - 05/07/2019
Decrease in tomato production
In Senegal, the volume of industrial tomato production for the 2018/19 season did not reach the target set.... >Read more

-> Ghana - 26/06/2019
Ghana aims to increase the yield of its pineapple production
With the goal of increasing its pineapple exports, the 4th most exported agricultural product, which generated more than $18 million in 2017, Ghana has set up the Planting for Export and Development (PED) program.... >Read more

-> Cameroon - 25/06/2019
A decline despite the increase in volumes
In Cameroon, banana exports recorded a month-on-month increase in volumes, but a marked decline compared to the average of the first quarter. ... >Read more

-> Burkina Faso - 20/06/2019
The trend is positive for mango production
In Burkina Faso, with improved surveillance and control of fruit flies, mango production has increased from 90 000 tonnes in 2017 to 200 000 tonnes in 2018, and can reach 250 000 tonnes by 2019, according to APROMAB (Association producers of mangoes from Burkina Faso). ... >Read more

-> Kenya - 17/06/2019
A regional trade agreement to boost avocado exports?
China would be ready to negotiate a trade agreement with EAC (East Africa Community), according to the Chinese ambassador in Nairobi (Kenya). ... >Read more

-> Morocco - 14/06/2019
Morocco is Spain's leading supplier of F & V
For the 1st quarter of 2019 Morocco is still Spain's leading supplier of fruit & vegetables, with a volume of 137,760 tons. ... >Read more ad. ad. ad. ad.

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