Global tea production and consumption rises, according to FAO

WORLD – Global tea production and consumption will continue to increase over the next decade driven by rising demand in developing and emerging countries especially India and China which have seen accelerated growth, according to […]

Uganda constructs US$2.37m tea factories under Uganda Development Corporation

UGANDA – Ugandan government under its investment arm, Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has established two tea factories valued at a cost of US$2.37 million. The Monitor reported the move is part of government’s plan to […]

Mauritius and South Africa signs MoU to enhance capabilities in aquatic life

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa and the Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries of Mauritius have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance capabilities in fisheries, fishing, seafood processing, trade of fish and […]

East Africa eyes Southeast Asia’s meat market through Hong Kong

ETHIOPIA – East African countries have declared an interest in entering the Southeast Asia’s meat and live animals market via Hong Kong under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In a statement, IGAD said penetrating […]

Tanzania lifts ban on some meat products from South Africa

TANZANIA – Tanzania has formally lifted the ban on meat product imports from some specific processing facilities in South Africa following the outbreak of listeriosis declared in the country by the Minister of Health early […]