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20 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Plans to Start Ethanol Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Experts in Mozambique are meeting to discuss strategies for producing clean energy to reduce pollution and costs in the import of fossil fuel....
15 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Favourable Rains Predicted for Start of 2013/14 Cropping Season
MOZAMBIQUE - Seasonal rains commenced in the second half of October in southern regions and some coastal areas, aiding land preparation and planting for the 2013/14 cropping season (October-June)....
09 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Sugar Production Shows Sustained Increase
MOZAMBIQUE - Since 2000, sugar production in Mozambique showed a sustained increase as economic and political stability attracted new investments in the industry. Post forecasts that this trend...
09 November 2012
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Cargill Invests in Mozambique Farmers
MOZAMBIQUE – Meat, food and agribusiness giant, Cargill is to invest $1.35 million in a three-year partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) to provide support for the Bilibiza Agriculture...
11 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Rice Project Pays Off
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique's largest irrigation scheme, at Chokwe in the Limpopo Valley, has produced about 16,000 tonnes of rice in the latest agricultural campaign....
15 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique's Sugarcane Production to Increase
MOZAMBIQUE - Forecasts state that sugarcane production will increase to almost four million tons in the 2012/13 MY, based on an increase in hectares planted....
04 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Chinese Technology to Increase Rice Yields
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Ali has challenged the country's young people, as well as its businesses, to increase food production, by banking on the introduction of new agricultural...
29 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Chinese Technology To Increase Rice Yields
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Ali has challenged the country's young people, as well as its businesses, to increase food production, by banking on the introduction of new agricultural...
28 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Better Seeds For Better Crops
MOZAMBIQUE - FAO has assisted Mozambique in stepping up quality seed production to increase crop yields, something that is crucial to unlocking the country's vast agricultural potential. ...
21 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Growth Forecast for Mozambique's Sugar and Corn
MOZAMBIQUE - Corn consumption is forecast to increase 27 per cent to 2015. Sugar production is also expected to grow to 2014/15 at 65 per cent to 432,000 tonnes according to a new market report....
25 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Africa Primed for Farm Investments
AFRICA - Solid economic growth during the world recession has primed Africa as an investment destination, especially for agribusiness opportunities, Panmure Gordon said. ...
18 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Has Potential as Major Sugar Exporter
MOZAMBIQUE - Strong production growth is predicted for sugar, poultry, maize and sorghum in the next five years, according to a new market report. ...
03 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Soaring Commodity Prices 'Irreversible'
MOZAMBIQUE – Significant price hikes in basic commodities across the southern African nation of Mozambique have sparked two days of rioting in the country's capital, but the government is refusing...
08 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Petromoc and University Research Biofuel Production
MOZAMBIQUE - The Mozambique state oil company, Petromoc and Eduardo Mondlane University are to work together to research and production of biofuel....
01 December 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Jatropha Plant Planned for Zambézia
MOZAMBIQUE - A Jatropha processing plant could be built in the province of Zambézia in Mozambique....
24 November 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Brazil Invests in Mozambique Biofuels
MOZAMBIQUE - Brazil is to invest $6 billion in developing sugar cane ethanol in Mozambique....
20 August 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Govt Approves Investments in Biofuel Production
MOZAMBIQUE - The Mozambican Government Tuesday approved two biofuel production projects for the province of Sofala, central Mozambique, as part of a strategy top reduce the country's energy dependence....
13 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Brazil Team in Mozambique for Biofuel Research
MOZAMBIQUE - A mission from Sao Paulo University in BRazil is in Mozambique to assess the possibilities for the development of the biofuel sector....
01 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Brazil Approves Biofuel Partnership with Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - Brazil is to join forces with Mozambique to produce biofuels in a similar way to the one in which Brazil has invested in Angola....
14 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Invests in Ethanol Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique is currently investing around US$710 million ethanol production projects from raw cane sugar, according to the Centre for Agricultural Promotion (Cepagri)....
06 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Minister Sees Potential for Biofuel Planting
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique is gearing up to expand biofuel production and exploit the potential offered by the country's natural environment....
30 October 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Putting Peasants First in Food v Fuel Debate
MOZAMBIQUE - The food versus fuel debate was one of the focal points of the international peasant movement La Vía Campesina at its Fifth International Conference in Maputo Mozambique, last...
02 September 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Bioenergy Africa Lists on LSE
MOZAMBIQUE - BioEnergy Africa Limited, formed to develop projects centred on the production of ethanol, primarily from sugar cane, listed on AIM yesterday (1 September). ...
19 August 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Mozambique Says Biofuel Wont Effect Food
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique's Agriculture Minister, Soares Nhaca, reaffirmed Friday in Beira that his government would only approve biofuel projects if they did not conflict with food production. ...
21 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique African Country to Produce Ethanol
MOZAMBIQUE - Company Mozambique Principle Energy plans to produce 213 million litres of alcohol per year in the African country starting in 2013. Distribution should be to the domestic and foreign...
20 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Study: Mozambique's Potential in Biofuel Market
MOZAMBIQUE - According to head of the team that drew up a report on the industry's development in Mozambique, Edward Hoyt, Mozambique has "great potential" to become a world biofuel exporter....
05 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Mozambique Joint Venture to Produce Jatropha-Based Biodiesel
MOZAMBIQUE - Canada and Mozambique, in a joint venture, plan to invest US $150 in a jatropha-based biodiesel project....

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