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    • 24 JUL 17
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    Deal to provide support to youth in agriculture

    Deal to provide support to youth in agriculture

    The African – Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) and COMESA will re-activate a memorandum of understanding signed between the two organizations to cooperate on all matters of common interest that arise in the field of agricultural and rural development issues. The MoU which was signed in 2005 sought to establish partnership in the promotion of

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    • 24 JUL 17
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    Zimbabwe secures USD242 million to bolster agriculture

     The Government of Zimbabwe has secured USD242 million from the European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO to support the agriculture sector. Out of this amount, the EU has committed USD 140 million while the Food and Agriculture Organization has committed USD 102 Million. This was disclosed in during Post Compact High

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    • 21 JUL 17
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    ‘Communication is key in adoption of biotechnology’, experts say

    ‘Communication is key in adoption of biotechnology’, experts say

    Entebbe, Uganda, Friday, July 21, 2017: The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is the only regional economic community in Africa that has adopted a biotechnology and biosafety policy. The policy was adopted in 2014 followed by an implementation plan whose strategic objective is to strengthen awareness and communication on biotechnology and biosafety.

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    • 20 JUL 17
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    COMESA set to deploy election observers in Kenya and Rwanda

    Lusaka, Friday, July 20, 2017: COMESA will deploy short term electoral observation missions to the upcoming general and presidential elections set for August 4th and 8th in Rwanda and Kenya respectively. The teams will observe the pre-election, election and post-election activities. In addition, they will consult with other key stakeholders in both countries. Both missions

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    • 17 JUL 17
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    COMESA mourns its departed elder

    COMESA mourns its departed elder

    Ambassador Bethuel Kiplagat, a member of the COMESA Committee of Elders passed away in Kenya, Friday, 14 July 2017. A renowned Kenyan Pan-Africanist, Ambassador Kiplagat was at the forefront in championing for peace in the COMESA region and Africa.  He was instrumental in the peace process in Uganda in 1985, Sudan in 2011 and in Mozambique

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    • 14 JUL 17
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    Madagascar Signs the Tripartite Agreement

    Madagascar Signs the Tripartite Agreement

    Antananarivo, 13th July. Prime Minister of Madagascar His Excellency Mr MAHAFALY Solonandrasana OLIVIER signing the Tripartite Agreement. In the picture behind the Prime Minister, from left to Right the EAC Community Legal Counsel , Honorable Nourdine CHABANY, Minister of Industry and Private Sector representing the Minister of Trade and Consumption of the Republic of Madagascar

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