Agriculture

Rwanda, Ivory Coast to Sell International Debt, Moody’s Says – Businessweek

A Eurobond would be the first such issue for Rwanda, which has a sovereign credit rating of B by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s, five steps below investment grade and on a par with Cameroon … world’s largest cocoa … Continue reading

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Cameroon – Modern Ghana

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, May 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO … and ongoing initiatives to improve productivity in agriculture. Inflation is expected to remain subdued in 2012, mainly because of efforts to increase food supply and continuing …

Statement by the IMF Mission to Cameroon (Text) – Bloomberg

Following is the text of the mission statement from the International Monetary Fund visit to Cameroon: An International Monetary … and ongoing initiatives to improve productivity in agriculture. Inflation is expected to remain subdued in …

Growing cardamom impacts forests for decades – News.Mongabay

which proposes the 70,000 hectare plantation in southwest Cameroon, has misled the government about the state of the forest to be cleared and has violated rules set by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), of which it’s a member.

Car plows into west Port Angeles grocery – Peninsula Daily News

The 7:15 a.m. incident left extensive damage to the wall behind the checkout and coffee bar area. The inside of the store … without a license was Brice Mbili-Ambamba, a native of Cameroon and resident of Port Angeles, police said.

Cameroon Cocoa Farmgate Price Declined 0.8% in Week – Bloomberg

Cameroon’s average national farmgate cocoa price fell 0.8 percent to 1,092 CFA francs ($2.11) a kilogram (2.2 pounds) in the week to yesterday, according to Bloomberg calculations using data from the Cameroon National Association of Cocoa and …

Cameroon cocoa prices fall on poor roads, rain – YAHOO!

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Farmgate cocoa prices in Cameroon’s main growing regions have fallen by as much as 6 percent since April as heavy rains have hampered drying of beans and further damaged unpaved roads needed to transport the beans to … Continue reading

Cameroon cocoa prices fall on poor roads, rain – Reuters

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Farmgate cocoa prices in Cameroon’s main growing regions have fallen by as much as 6 percent since April as heavy rains have hampered drying of beans and further damaged unpaved roads needed to transport the beans to … Continue reading

AFRICA: Rice is nice but not for long – IRIN

“We must reverse the trend. I remain convinced that the salvation of Africa will come from agriculture. Africa can and must feed itself, and export more rice. This will require the adoption of policies to stop [imports].” Import restrictions can … Continue reading

Senegal singer urges government to tackle Sahel hunger – trust.org

Countries faced with food insecurity include Senegal, Gambia, Niger, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso as well as the northern tips of Nigeria and Cameroon … very little is done to harness it to improve agriculture,” Maal told reporters.