On May 28, 2021, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) announced a foot and mouth disease outbreak in the KwaZulu-Natal province.
The South Africa Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development announced an outbreak of African Swine Fever in a small scale setting in the Eastern Cape Province.
On March 23, 2020, the President of South Africa announced that starting from March 26 2020, South Africa would enter into a 21-day lockdown until April 16, 2020.
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Ghana: Exporter Guide

Though down by four places on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking, the Ghanaian food market remains a great prospect for U.S. agricultural exports due to robust growth in demand....
South Africa has a highly diversified agricultural sector which includes the production of all the major grains (except rice), oil seeds, deciduous and subtropical fruits, sugar, citrus, wine....
The January 2019 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in South Africa led to several countries, including China, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, eSwatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe, suspending imports....
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Ghana: Ghana Confirms Outbreak of African Swine Fever

Ghana confirmed the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in five (5) districts in the Central Region of Ghana in May 2018.
All the sections of the Report have been updated based on recent regulation amendments, updated website links and to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
Namibia consumes about 49,000 tons of beef, 40,000 tons of poultry meat and 6,000 tons of pork per annum.
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South Africa: The South African Pork Market

Post estimates that South African pork imports will increase marginally by about 2.5 percent annually, reaching about 32,000 tons cwe in 2017 and 33,000 tons cwe in 2018.
On May 18, 2017, the South African Ministry of Health invited further comments or inputs on the Draft Regulations relating to maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs.
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Angola: Agricultural Economic Fact Sheet

The Agricultural Economic Fact sheet for Angola has been updated to include calendar years 2013, 2014 and 2015. Due to the relative low oil prices Angola’s oil exports dropped by 45 percent...