GAMBIA - The Gambia Horticultural Enterprise (GHE) Limited one of the investors selected by the Growth and Competitiveness Project for a Window 1 Matching Grant Facility for the establishment of a mango out-growers and processing scheme, and the Mango out-growers across the West Coast Region, over the weekend convened a day-long meeting to review the 2014 season of mango out-growers.
ZIMBABWE - Latest reports from the International Trade Centre show that, Zimbabwe's exported value on edible fruits for the year ended 2013 was sitting at $11 million while trade balance for the year was at $1,5 million.
TANZANIA - The East African Community has accepted a draft agreement for fresh produce exports to the European Union market.
SOUTH AFRICA - Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.
KENYA - Flower farming company Karuturi Limited has accused CfCStanbic Bank of blocking international investors who want to buy out loans that have seen the firm placed under receivership since February 10.
SOUTH AFRICA - Hard-pressed citrus farmers may soon receive a revenue fillip if the US alters its regulations to allow more South African exports of oranges and grapefruit.
KENYA - The National Industrial Training Authority has launched its upgraded floriculture curriculum.
KENYA - The government has ordered exporters of fresh produce to Europe to either adhere to the laid down health standards or close shop as the country fights to save the multi-billion shilling horticulture sector from collapse.
TANZANIA - Tanzania's earnings from horticultural exports rose by 86 per cent between January and June 2014, compared with the same time last year, fresh data shows.
ETHIOPIA - An Ecuadorian investor said he has begun introducing state-of-the-art technology to the Ethiopian floriculture sector which is suitable to the European flower market.
KENYA - In a meeting held in Kagio market, the farmers through their group chairman Elias Mugambi said they have suffered losses in the past six months
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