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Imports To Rise On Boko Haram Presence

The presence of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria- the country's major cereal crops region- will continue to disrupt output in 2014/15. This will lead to greater imports of staple grains, as stocks...

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2014/15 Wheat Production Revised Up

We have revised up our Moroccan wheat production forecasts for the 2014/15 season on the back of improved rains leading up to the June harvest. The area dedicated to wheat in Morocco is expected to...

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Egypt, Peru Ban Beef Imports

Egypt and Peru have banned beef imports from Brazil after a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.

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Subsidy Reform Will Increase Efficiency

The introduction of an electronic method of delivering bread subsidies in Egypt will make the delivery process more efficient. If correctly implemented, this is likely to lead to a decrease in the...

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Limited Upside For Yield Growth

We maintain our 2013/14 forecast for Tanzanian corn production to 4.2mn tonnes as the latest official estimates show a smaller decrease in output than previously anticipated. We believe the...

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