Economy of Africa
The economy of Africa consists of the trade, industry, agriculture, and human resources of the continent. As of 2012, approximately 1.07 billion people were living in 54 different countries in Africa...
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A Warm Dip Makes Tomatoes Flavorful
When Jinhe Bai, a research plant physiologist with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, tastes a tomato with his eyes closed, his taste buds aren’t electrified by something vibrant and flavorful as one migh...
Flawed Science Triggers U-Turn On Cholesterol Fears
For decades they have been blacklisted as foods to avoid, the cause of deadly thickening of the arteries, heart disease and strokes. But the science which warned us off eating eggs – along with other ...
Nanotechnology Research Receives Funding Grant Boost From USDA
Funding of more than $3.8m to support nanotechnology research has been made available by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).It will support gra...
New frontier in apples: Red or golden but never brown
The USDA has approved America's first genetically modified apples. They don't turn brown when bruised or sliced.
10 Wonderful African Islands
When mentioning an African holiday, most people will probably think of a safari tour, a visit to an ancient Egyptian monument or perhaps a trip to Cape Town or Marrakesh. However, Africa also has some...
Top 10 luxury city breaks in Africa
Africa is a continent well known for its vast plains and amazing wildlife, but perhaps less recognised for its potential as an urban getaway. African cities, though, are worthy destinations in their o...
Economic history of Africa
Humanity originated in Africa, and as soon as long as human societies have existed, so has economic activity. The earliest humans were hunter gatherers who were living in small, family groupings. Even...
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Trade and development
Trade can be a key factor in economic development. The prudent use of trade can boost a country's development and create absolute gains for the trading partners involved. Trade has been touted as an i...
Mineral industry of Africa
The mineral industry of Africa is the largest mineral industries in the world. Africa is the second biggest continent, with 30 million km² of land, which implies large quantities of resources. For man...
Central banks and currencies of Africa
There are two African currency unions associated with multinational central banks; the West African Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO) and the Central African Banque des Etats d...
List of African stock exchanges
This is a list of stock exchanges in Africa.There are 29 exchanges in Africa, representing 38 nations' capital markets.Africa has two regional stock exchanges: the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobiliè...
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AIDS in Africa
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world's population, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted...
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Colonisation of Africa
The history of external colonisation of Africa can be divided into three stages: Classical antiquity, Arab conquest, and European colonialism. In popular parlance, discussions of colonialism in Afric...
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Poverty in Africa
Poverty in Africa refers to the lack of basic human needs faced by certain people in African society. African nations typically fall toward the bottom of any list measuring small size economic activit...
Poverty in Africa - Wikipedia
African socialism
African socialism is a belief in sharing economic resources in a "traditional" African way, as distinct from classical socialism. Many African politicians of the 1950s and 1960s professed their suppor...
Agricultural policy
Agricultural policy describes a set of laws relating to domestic agriculture and imports of foreign agricultural products. Governments usually implement agricultural policies with the goal of achievin...
Common Agricultural Policy
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the agricultural policy of the European Union. It implements a system of agricultural subsidies and other programmes. It was introduced in 1962 and has undergon...
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United States Department of Agriculture
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal government polic...
United States Department of Agriculture - Wikipedia
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing in Japan
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing form the primary sector of industry of the Japanese economy, together with the Japanese mining industry, but together they account for only 1.3% of gross national pr...
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Economy of the African Union
The combined states of the African Union (AU) constitute the world's 17th largest economy with a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of US$500 billion, ranking after the Netherlands. By measuring GDP...
Mineral industry of São Tomé and Príncipe
The mineral industry of São Tomé and Príncipe does not play a significant role in the country's economy.
Mineral production was limited to clay and volcanic rock; potential exists, however, for th...
Economy of Western Sahara

The majority of the territory of Western Sahara is currently administered by the Kingdom of Morocco. As such, the vast majority of the economical activity of Western Sahara happens in the framewo...
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Bank of the Republic of Burundi
The Bank of the Republic of Burundi (French: Banque de la République du Burundi, BRB) is the central bank of Burundi. The bank was established in 1966 and its offices are in Bujumbura.The Bank is...
Windhoek Show
The Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show (WIAS, short: the Windhoek Show) is an annual trade fair in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It combines an agricultural exhibition, several industrial a...
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