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Ministry bans importation of day old chicks

GHANA - As part of efforts to strengthen surveillance to check the possible cross-border transmission of avian influenza from neighbouring countries into Ghana, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has banned the importation of day old chicks, eggs and other poultry products.

Govt carves new corporation to support agriculture

ETHIOPIA - As it struggles with heavily weather-dependent subsistence agriculture, now facing a threat of drought, government declares the amalgamation of five state-owned enterprises engaged in agriculture under a corporate structure – the Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation (EABC).