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GMO Plants And Potentials To Improve Immunity And General Wellbeing

It is a fact that our immune systems do a remarkable job at fighting off foreign cells to protect us against diseases. Varying factors...

Reviving agricultural research institutes in Nigeria

AGRICULTURE is an evolving sector which dwells on research to increase its productivity for the growth of the sector and also make the sector...

Covid 19: NBMA Cautions On Need To Abide By Govt’s Directives

The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Dr Rufus Ebegba has urged Nigerians to abide by the stay at...

IFAD to support farmers, rural communities with $40 million

The United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says it has committed $40 million and launched an...

Cashew Farmers Lose N28Billion As Prices Plummet Due To Lockdown

Lagos- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect every sector of the economy, Cashew farmers have said that...

Startup Spotlight: With a decade of R&D under its belt, MustGrow wants to make biopesticides easy for growers to adopt

Biologics may seem like an emerging field in the agtech space but for at least one company it’s...

Tomato price to drop as farmers approach surplus period

South-West Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria on Monday assured the nation that high cost of the commodity would...

Imota Rice Mill begins operations year-end

Lagos State Government has assured residents that the multi-billion naira 32 metric ton per hour rice mill at...

Bayelsa residents paid highest prices for rice, garri in April – NBS

Bayelsa, Rivers, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom and Plateau states had the highest prices for some selected food items in...

Evading the Looming Food Scarcity; A Panacea for Africa

More than 60 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is smallholder farmers, and about 23 percent of sub-Saharan...

Extension Service Providers Gradually Resume Training of Farmers, Adhere to COVID-19 Safety Measures

Extension agents working under the Justice Development and Peace Movement (JDPM), Oyo and the University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM)...

Wase gives multi-million naira agricultural tractors, cars, motorcycles, others to constituents

The Deputy Speaker House Representatives, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase has doled out multi-million naira worth of pieces of equipment...

Naija Rice Project to better farmers’ lives

Following the launch of the Anchors Borrowers Programme in 2015 by the Buhari-led administration, the private and public...

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How Beekeeping Business Thrives

Beekeeping is a business opportunity with social, economic, and ecological benefits that requires min­imal time, labour, and resource.   For its immense relevance to human health...

How To Grow Cabbage

Cabbage is a cool-weather crop. Grow cabbage in spring so that it comes to harvest before the summer heat or start cabbage in mid...

How to access N50bn COVID-19 intervention fund – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria says interested stakeholders must meet its set criteria to access its N50bn intervention loans for small and medium scale...

Writing a Lobster Farming Business Plan [Sample Template]

Do you want to start a lobster farm and need to write a plan? If YES, here is a sample lobster farming business plan...

How Organic Pest Control Work and Its Effect

Does organic pest control methods work on mosquitoes, rodents, ants, ticks & fleas? Here is everything you need to know about biological pest control. What...

How Pest Control Ultrasonic Repeller Work and Its Effects

Does ultrasonic pest control devices work on mosquitoes, rodents, ants, ticks & fleas? Here is everything you need to know about ultrasonic repellers. Pests are...

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“GMOs‘ll Come When We Are of Age” – Prof. Malachy Akoroda

Government should invest in agriculture to minimize the degree of food importation and this can be achieved provided there is strategic planning over a long period of time.

How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun Peter Michel Deelen is the head of office of the Netherlands Embassy in Lagos. He came to Nigeria in August, 2014. Before...

“Government Should Lift The Ban On GMOs”

“Government should lift the ban on GMOs to enable farmers reap the benefits of this Technology”

Transport Cost Erased With The Introduction of Green-House – Humphery Otalor

Mr. Humphery Otalor is the Marketing Communications Manager of Diezegoff. He has been with the company for over two years and has been supportive to the organization both in the agricultural and communication division, marketing communications and campaigns.

Cellulant Is Africa’s One-Stop-Shop For Payments – Bolaji Akinboro

“Our platform provides end users easy, reliable and secured access to mobile and payment services from their mobile phone and through our expansive agent network.” Cellulant CEO

“Support From Government To Agricultural Research Is Limited”

“We will appreciate more support from the government; such support can come in form of putting in place the necessary resources or by simply engaging the research institutes through funding to encourage investment in agriculture.”

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Startup Spotlight: With a decade of R&D under...

Biologics may seem like an emerging field in the agtech space but for at least one company it’s been a decade in the...

Propagate Ventures raises $1.5m seed round to help...

Although there is still some debate around what regenerative agriculture does or does not include, one of its frequently discussed tenants is the...

The implications of Covid-19 on ESG and impact...

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in our new What The Fork? series of digitalks for our community. Skip to the end for the...

Israel’s Saturas secures an initial $3m of Series...

Two years on from raising its $4 million Series A round, the Israeli precision irrigation technology company Saturas has closed an initial $3 million tranche of Series B...

BeeHero blossoms with $4m seed round to commercialize...

Although the number of crops that rely on bee pollination is increasing, according to Palo Alto-based Beehero, changes across a number of variables...

Brrrief! InspiraFarms closes Series B to roll out...

Expanding the cold chain across the African continent is both necessary and hard. A better network of cold storage facilities is necessary to drive...

Australian insurance giant IAG invests in CSIRO-backed ag...

Digital Agriculture Services (DAS) has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Firemark Ventures – the VC arm of Australian insurance giant IAG. The strategic investment will...

China’s meat import bans – let’s put them...

According to the headlines, a new challenge has risen for our agriculture industry, with China suspending Australian beef exports as trade barriers escalate. However, these...

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COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Our Speakers

Florence Torson-Hart: President, US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Florence Torson-Hart is the current Board Chair of the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce headquartered in...

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FARM MANAGEMENT

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment, Several diseases, including Phytophthora root and stem rot, pod and stem blight, frogeye leaf spot, brown spot, downy...

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms, Bananas may be one of the most popular fruits sold in the United States. Grown commercially as a food...

Common Poultry Diseases Symptoms And Treatment (Video)

Common Poultry diseases are no doubt one of the major challenges facing the poultry farming business industry in Nigeria. There have been many cases...

Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management

Rice Common Diseases: Worldwide, rice is one of the most important crops and it represents a staple food for over half of the world’s population, with a global production of more than 700 million tons per year and a harvested area reaching 165 million ha. (Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management)

Ruminant Animals Common Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Ruminant Animals: These animals all have a digestive system that is uniquely different from our own. Instead of one compartment to the stomach they have four. Common diseases, symptoms and treatment of ruminant animals are as follow.

Common Diseases of Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant and Potato

Common Tomato Diseases, Tomato, pepper, eggplant and potato, popular garden crops in the Solanaceae family of plants, are susceptible to several diseases that can...

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IFAD to support farmers, rural communities with $40 million

The United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says it has committed $40 million and launched an...

Cashew Farmers Lose N28Billion As Prices Plummet Due To Lockdown

Lagos- As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect every sector of the economy, Cashew farmers have said that...

Startup Spotlight: With a decade of R&D under its belt, MustGrow wants to make biopesticides easy for growers to adopt

Biologics may seem like an emerging field in the agtech space but for at least one company it’s...

Tomato price to drop as farmers approach surplus period

South-West Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria on Monday assured the nation that high cost of the commodity would...

Imota Rice Mill begins operations year-end

Lagos State Government has assured residents that the multi-billion naira 32 metric ton per hour rice mill at...

Bayelsa residents paid highest prices for rice, garri in April – NBS

Bayelsa, Rivers, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom and Plateau states had the highest prices for some selected food items in...

Evading the Looming Food Scarcity; A Panacea for Africa

More than 60 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is smallholder farmers, and about 23 percent of sub-Saharan...

Extension Service Providers Gradually Resume Training of Farmers, Adhere to COVID-19 Safety Measures

Extension agents working under the Justice Development and Peace Movement (JDPM), Oyo and the University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM)...

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The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture...

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative ” is the outcome of...

Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

This idea focuses on attracting private sector agribusinesses to set up processing plants in...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) – a new innovative mechanism...
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