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Uganda Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Cooking banana (matoke), dry cassava chips, sorghum, millet, beans, and white maize are important food commodities for Ugandans ... Matoke is most important in the central, western, and ... In Mbarara and Kampala, matoke is most important commodity for all households.
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Malawi Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Maize, rice, and cassava are the most important food commodities ... Salima, in the center along the lake, is an important market where some of the fishing populations are almost entirely dependent on the market for staple cereals.
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Bangladesh envoy meets Assam CM to boost trade ties

The Times of India 27 Feb 2021
GUWAHATI ... He also emphasized on re-strengthening import and export between Assam and Bangladesh with cooperative collaborations ... Coal, ginger, orange, other citrus fruits are among the commodities exported to Bangladesh via Assam, while food items, fabric and cement are amongst other commodities being imported to Assam. Download ... India. .
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Inflation up, exports and investment down

The News International 27 Feb 2021
International commodity prices are recently on a rising trend, especially oil and food prices ... Although they remain supported by the ongoing economic recovery and further increases in international commodity prices, imports in Feb 2021 are expected to remain lower or at around the same level observed in Jan 2021.
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Senegal Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Groundnuts are both an important source of protein and a commonly grown cash crop. Imported rice is consumed daily by the vast majority of households in Senegal particularly in Dakar and Touba urban centers ... Millet is consumed in central regions where Kaolack is the most important regional market.
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Madagascar Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Locally-produced rice is the most important staple food for households in northern and central Madagascar ... Located on the eastern coast, Toamasina is the main port city of Madagascar where major quantity of imported commodities comes before traded throughout the country.
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South Sudan Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Maize, sorghum, and groundnuts are the most important food commodities for poor rural households in South Sudan. flour and wheat (as bread) are more important for middle income and rich households in urban areas ... Groundnuts are important for the rural poor in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Warrap, and Lakes states.
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Mozambique Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
Maize, maize meal and rice are the most important food commodities for poor ... Rice is also used as alternate staple as it compete with maize meal and is important for all wealth groups particularly for the middle and better off. Each of the markets represented here act as indicators for the broader region ... .
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Kenya Price Bulletin, February 2021

Reliefweb 27 Feb 2021
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity ... Maize and beans are the most important commodities consumed, with maize availability considered synonymous with food security ... .
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Strict biosecurity, feed hygiene should be everyone’s priority in fighting ASF

Manila Bulletin 27 Feb 2021
It’s important to protect swine farms from outside contamination and to keep a strict protocol for suppliers, workers, and animals entering the farms,” he added ... As this happens, the DA is also hoping to bring in more pork imports into the country to help bring down the retail price of this farm commodity.
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Busting some myths about food security and ways to get there

Gulf News 26 Feb 2021
Unlike farmers, governments are more interested in cultivating commodities that they consider important to their food security and being self-sufficient in them ... The fact is that such protection takes the form of tariffs on the imports of food commodities that countries want to ...
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We are on right track industrialising Ghana - Alan Kyerematen

Graphic 26 Feb 2021
“We are already on the right track,” in reducing the import burden on Ghana, he said ... For him, the high import burden necessitated the government’s decision to launch the One District One Factory initiative as a way of enhancing Ghana’s capacity to self-produce many of its commodities, both for import-substitution and export purposes.
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FMCG cos likely to sacrifice margins for growth now

The Times of India 26 Feb 2021
The Bloomberg commodity index for example has gone up 67% as compared to 2020 lows and more importantly, this is only the fourth occasion in the past 100 years when the world-wide commodity inflation was so high ... FMCG companies will have to manage commodity costs much better.
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