Zambia bans stock feed exports as the country continues to face mealie meal shortage

ZAMBIA – The government of Zambia has banned the export of stock feed following concerns that millers are allegedly using subsidised maize from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to produce the commodity instead of mealie-meal. […]

Egypt’s first commodity exchange platform to kick start operations in January 2021

EGYPT – Egypt plans to start operating its first commodities exchange by January 2021 which will provide commodity markets with greater price stability by reducing risk and increasing the number of traders as well as […]

Morocco agri-food export volumes reach 3.1m tonnes for the first time in history

MOROCCO – Exports of agri-food products reached around 3.1 million tons during the 2018-2019 campaign in terms of volume, the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture has revealed. The ministry revealed this in a press statement adding […]

Agricultural agency efforts bear fruits as Nigeria records decline in rejection of agro exports

NIGERIA – The number of queries and rejection cases of exported agricultural produce from Nigeria has been witnessing a steady decline, the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Agency and farmers have said. It was gathered that improvement […]

Norwegian seafood exports top US$12.2bn as aquaculture dominates sector by value

NORWAY – Norway increased its seafood exports by 8% to a total value of NOK 107.3 billion (US$12.19bn) in 2019 compared to NOK 98.71 billion (US$11.21bn) exported in 2018, which was a record year for […]

Nigeria Aviation Handling Company to build export processing zone in airport to boost agricultural exports

NIGERIA – The Nigeria Aviation Handling Company has concluded plans to build an export processing area at the Murtla Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. NAHCO Group Managing Director, Mrs Tokunbo Fagbemi, revealed this, adding that the firm […]

Central Bank of Nigeria supports four dairy products manufacturers

NIGERIA – Four dairy products manufacturers in Nigeria have commenced local production of milk under the livestock development initiative by the Niger state in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria. The initiative is in […]