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Sasakawa launches continental workshop program

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) commenced its biennial continental technical workshop on Wednesday, aiming to conceptualize the process of mainstreaming Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) filed level extension over African Universities and Agricultural Colleges.

Corporation to tender new fertilizer bid

The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation is to procure 100,000 metric tons of different kinds of fertilizers, The Reporter has learnt.The fertilizers include NPS, NPSB and NPSZnB.

Morocco’s fertilizer giant to take over Yayu fertilizer complex

The Government of Ethiopia has taken the decision on the much-delayed Yayu Fertilizer Project, pinching it away from the maligned state-owned military-industrial conglomerate, the Metals ans Engineering Corporation (MetEC), and awarding it to the Moroccan fertilizer and phosphate maker, OCP.

Agricultural TVET conference targets sector development

The Second National ATVET (Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education Training) conference entitled - Sustainability for Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation – took place in the Adama, Oromia Regional State this week, including those from Dalhousie University – Canada’s premier agricultural university involved in various agricultural projects within Ethiopia.

Africa’s agriculture getsfinancingfor innovative technologies

Grappling with vicious cycles of drought and low productivity, the African Agricultural sector is about to see new initiatives that will propel innovation and technology oriented farming practices in which the African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a USD 50 billion in financing.