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  • Agricultural expertise needed in SA: Minister

    30 November -0001, source: SABC News
    URL: http://www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/general/0,2172,165834,00.html

    East London:  Agriculture Minister Lulu Xingwana says there is a gross shortage of agricultural extension officers in the country. She says about 7 000 personnel with various agricultural skills are needed in order to improve agricultural productivity throughout the country. Xingwana said this while addressing a two-day national ministerial indaba currently underway in East London...
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  • SADC warning on land grabs

    30 November -0001, source

    Johannesburg: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has launched a regional land-reform facility to discourage its members from embarking on disastrous land policies similar to Zimbabwe's land grabs. It was adopted by SADC ministers, responsible for land in their respective countries, during a meeting in Johannesburg this week...
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  • Free State farmers eye court over Lesotho border situation

    30 November -0001, source: Mail and Guardian
    URL: http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleId=336077&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/

    Bloemfontein:  The rights of about 300 Free State farmers along the Lesotho border to a "functional society" will be tested in court, Free State Agriculture said on Wednesday. Free State Agriculture's president, Louw Steytler, said the organisation had given its lawyers the go-ahead to draw up legal papers to take nine government departments to court over the Lesotho border situation...
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  • Angola: Israeli Businessmen to Invest in Agriculture in Lobito City

    30 November -0001, source: allAfrica.com
    URL: http://allafrica.com/stories/200812170898.html

    Benguela - Israel ambassador to Angola, Sagui Kanrni, announced the intention of his country to attract businessmen to invest in Lobito district, central Benguela province, ANGOP learnt. GA_googleFillSlot( "AllAfrica_Story_Inset" ); He expressed this intention on Monday at the end of an official visit to that locality, after noticing the existence of arable soils for agriculture...
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  • Africa: Kofi Annan - 'Continent Must be Part of the Solution to the Global Economic Crisis'

    30 November -0001, source: allAfrica.com
    URL: http://allafrica.com/stories/200903100413.html

    Kofi Annan today called for immediate assistance for Africa to ease the impact of the global financial meltdown on its people and economies, and to enable the continent to play a major role in the world recovery. We face a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to reshape global institutions in a fair and effective way to give Africa and the developing world a stronger voice, he said...
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  • Nigeria: Climate change will wreak havoc on North - Rep

    30 November -0001, source

    Kano:  Hon. Ezeuche Ubani, chairman, Climate Change Committee, House of Representatives, feels now is the time for concerted effort and legislation to save the climate. He spoke to Desmond Mgboh in Kano.What is climate change?:   The House, as you are aware, has been very proactive on the issue of climate change...
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  • Statement: Africa Partnership Forum special session on climate change

    30 November -0001, source

    Addis Ababa:  The APF held in Addis Ababa on 3 September 2009 a Special Session dedicated to climate change,focusing on Africa's concerns and expectations in the current UN negotiations on this matter. The meeting was addressed by H.E. Ato Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and by distinguished ministers from APF member countries...
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  • South Africa: Climate-change atlas to launch

    30 November -0001, source

    Johannesburg:  South African scientists are about to launch a climate-change atlas capable of giving detailed long-term projections for rainfall and temperature for any town in the country.  Users of the Internet atlas — which will have a similar feel to Google Earth — will be able to zoom in on a specific location and get information about the likely state of their flower beds in 50 years’ time...
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