China to Loan Nigeria US$4.5 Billion for Agriculture Projects

The Peoples Republic of China has said it will lend Nigeria $4.5 billion to boost local agriculture. The loan is to enable Nigeria purchase farming tools including tractors, bulldozers, graders, irrigation pumps, amongst others…Full Article: AllAfrica Apr 2017 Key Point The US$4.5 billion loan will have a 20 year repayment term and moratorium of 5

Pakistan’s FPCCI Advocates Increased Chinese Cooperation in the Agriculture Industry

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has requested Chinese authorities to assist Pakistan’s agriculture sector to overcome the effect of climate change by initiating projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor…Full Article: Dawn Mar 2017 Key Point The FPCCI advocated increased Chinese cooperation in developing new (climate-resilient) seed varieties, creating more joint ventures,

Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Team Up on Agricultural Research

Beijing continues to strengthen agricultural research and innovation as the country calls for deepening structural reform in the agricultural sector. An agricultural innovation lab, jointly established by Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province in December, will offer technological solutions on food safety, farming environment and pest control…Full Article: ECNS.cn Feb 2017 Key Points The Beijing Academy

State-Owned Henan Farm Invests in Tajik and Ukrainian Farmland

Duan Lin manages vast swathes of farmland in central China’s Henan Province. Next week, the agricultural specialist will fly to Tajikistan to inspect 1,600 hectares of farmland he runs there. Duan comes from a family of agricultural businessmen. His grandfather, Duan Shouming, was among the first generation of farmers who came in 1956 to develop

China Touts South-South Cooperation (SSC) Agricultural Project in Namibia

About 355 Namibian farmers and government staff have benefited from training with Chinese experts on skills from rice farming to compost making, said Namibia’s agriculture permanent secretary Percy Misika. Through a project under the Tripartite Agreement on South-South Cooperation (SSC) signed with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and China, which started in 2015 and

Chinese-backed Agricultural “E-village” Launched in Northern Dhaka

Bangladesh has launched a China-aided project to augment agricultural production by using cutting edge technologies. The “e-village” project was launched in Dhaka on Thursday [19 January 2017]. Bangladesh’s leading Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University in association with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling Bangladesh Awami League Party’s research wing, the Center for Research and

Henan Guiyou Industrial Group to Help Construct Poultry Farm in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has high hopes of an agro-industrial cooperation zone built by a Chinese enterprise, Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan, Arzybek Kozhoshev, has said. “We are impressed by the fact that the project aims to produce organically pure products. And I am happy that the complex will be one of the largest ones in Central Asia,”

Chinese Agricultural Experts Holding Training Workshop in Namibia’s Zambezi Region

More Namibian farmers have become beneficiaries of the South-to-South Cooperation (SSC) agreement, which has brought more Chinese experts to the African country to teach farming technologies…Full Article: ECNS.cn Nov 2016 Key Point In 2014, China launched the South-South Cooperation (SSC) project in Namibia. The project was focused on aiding farmers in Zambezi Region, northeastern Namibia.

Shandong-based Company Signs Agricultural MoU with Cambodia

Cambodia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Agricultural Development with a Chinese company from east China’s Shandong province on Wednesday [19 October 2016]. The deal was inked between Veng Sakhon, Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, and Shen Chen, chairman of Tian Rui (Cambodia) Agricultural Cooperation Special Economic Zone…Full Article: Xinhua Oct 2016

China to Finance the Construction of an Agricultural Development Project in Luanda Province

Ten million US dollars is the value availed by China to support the construction of the Agricultural Technologies Demonstration Centre in Angola. The confirmation was made on Monday [17 October 2016] in Luanda by the Chinese ambassador to Angola, Cui Aimin, during the signing ceremony of the Implementation Agreement of the Project of Agricultural Technologies