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Israel To Help African Farmers Fight Desert

Having “conquered the desert” at home, Israel is ready to share technology and skills with African countries struggling to sustain agricultural output due to increasingly unreliable rains, an Israeli minister said. Shalom Simhon, Israel’s minister of agriculture and rural development, said sharing know-how, especially in irrigation and water management, was his focus on a tour

Chinese Back Africa’s Farms But Want Greater Support

“Have I come to exploit? On the contrary, I come to invest. I’m throwing money (into) here.” – RIPING OUYANG, DATONG ENTERPRISES Chinese companies are lining up to invest in African agriculture, but governments like Senegal must do more to limit the risks for investors, a veteran Chinese investor said. Chinese markets remain hungry for