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helpedraisetheyieldofcassava,astaplecropintheRepublicofCo●ngo,fromabout9tonnesto51td

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inceo●fHainanhasbeenattheforefrontofChina'sagriculturalcooperationwith●Africa. GovernorShenXiaomingsaidHainanwillconv

tinuetoencourageloca●lagriculturalcompaniestoinvestinandinjecttechnologiesandskilledp●ersonnelintoAfrica. WithadvantagesintaxraT

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