On May 28, 2021, an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle was confirmed in KwaZulu-Natal Province.
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.
Namibia is the first African country to gain market access to export beef to the United States after 18 years of trade negotiations between the two countries.
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....
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South Africa: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

All the sections of the Report have been updated based on updated website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
South Africa was in the process of recovering from the January 2019 Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak when a new incident occurred on November 1 in the Molemole District of Limpopo.
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: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

The report provides the requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products into Ghana.
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Ghana: Ghana Opens Market to U.S. Cattle

On June 21, 2018, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) confirmed acceptance of a USDA-proposed Veterinary Health Certificate for the export of cattle from the United States.
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.