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Top Seeds International, Ofir Elasar Appointed New VP Sale and Marketing

The manager will take up this important role in the company from 1 July. “Proud and honoured. Lots of big challenges lie in store”. Israel,...

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...

FG to distribute over 38,000kg of improved cashew seeds to farmers

The federal government says it is supporting smallholder farmers through their various associations and cooperatives with 38,142KG of...

COVID-19: 10,000 farmers to get firm’s fertilizer subsidy in Sokoto

No fewer than 10,000 smallholder farmers in Sokoto State will get subsidised fertiliser from OCP Africa, a company...

COVID-19: 10,000 Farmers To Get Fertiliser Subsidy In Sokoto

No fewer than 10,000 small holder farmers in Sokoto State will get subsidised fertiliser from OCP Africa, a...

Global food prices rebound in June – FAO

In June, global food commodity prices rose for the first time since the beginning of the year driven...

Aquaculturists, Poultry Farmers, Investors Lament Continued Closure Of Hospitality Sector

LAGOS  – Farmers in the poultry and aquaculture industries in the country have continued to lament the effect...

Tenacious co-leads Goterra’s $6m Series A to launch Australia’s first agrifoodtech VC

Seeing as it’s one of the world’s foremost agricultural producers and a highly advanced tech-based economy, it may come...

Vertical farming in LatAm: AgroUrbana closes $1m seed funding

Access to vertical farming technologies is deepening and widening across the world, bringing down the costs and hassle of...

The next phase of Black Soldier Fly farming

Last summer at a research lab on the outskirts of Cambridge, UK, I nervously rolled up my sleeve and...

TerMir wins Alexandria’s inaugural AgTech Innovation Prize

Our mission at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) is to create and cultivate collaborative, innovation clusters that...

COVID-19: Agriculture Has Sustained Our Economy During Pandemic- Fashion Influencer, Mordecai

LAGOS- Seasoned world class influencer and avid businessman, S Mordecai, better known as Mr. Plain, is of the...

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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]

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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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Tenacious co-leads Goterra’s $6m Series A to launch...

Seeing as it’s one of the world’s foremost agricultural producers and a highly advanced tech-based economy, it may come as something of a surprise...

Vertical farming in LatAm: AgroUrbana closes $1m seed...

Access to vertical farming technologies is deepening and widening across the world, bringing down the costs and hassle of locally producing anything from Singapore...

The next phase of Black Soldier Fly farming

Last summer at a research lab on the outskirts of Cambridge, UK, I nervously rolled up my sleeve and tucked my hand deep into...

TerMir wins Alexandria’s inaugural AgTech Innovation Prize

Our mission at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) is to create and cultivate collaborative, innovation clusters that enable breakthroughs to advance human...

Proximity to customers, funders, ag leaders make Iowa...

“If you build it; the funding will come.” It might not be the exact quote that drove Kevin Costner to build a baseball diamond...

Farmer survey encourages Syngenta to commit $2bn to...

Major seed and ag chemicals provider Syngenta is adding another initiative to the ongoing list of corporate sustainability commitments sweeping big food and big...

AgFunder releases ASEAN Agrifoodtech Investment Report 2020

AgFunder has just the ASEAN Agrifoodtech Investment Report 2020, its first-ever analysis of agtech and foodtech startup funding in Southeast Asia. The report can be...

Should regenerative agriculture embrace gene editing? This startup...

Regenerative agriculture is a growing movement. It’s popping up in new places including campaign platforms, proposed federal legislation, and new grant opportunities. Despite its...

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COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

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COVID-19: 10,000 Farmers To Get Fertiliser Subsidy In Sokoto

No fewer than 10,000 small holder farmers in...

Global food prices rebound in June – FAO

In June, global food commodity prices rose for...

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

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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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FG to distribute over 38,000kg of improved cashew seeds to farmers

The federal government says it is supporting smallholder farmers through their various associations and cooperatives with 38,142KG of...

COVID-19: 10,000 farmers to get firm’s fertilizer subsidy in Sokoto

No fewer than 10,000 smallholder farmers in Sokoto State will get subsidised fertiliser from OCP Africa, a company...

COVID-19: 10,000 Farmers To Get Fertiliser Subsidy In Sokoto

No fewer than 10,000 small holder farmers in Sokoto State will get subsidised fertiliser from OCP Africa, a...

Global food prices rebound in June – FAO

In June, global food commodity prices rose for the first time since the beginning of the year driven...

Aquaculturists, Poultry Farmers, Investors Lament Continued Closure Of Hospitality Sector

LAGOS  – Farmers in the poultry and aquaculture industries in the country have continued to lament the effect...

Tenacious co-leads Goterra’s $6m Series A to launch Australia’s first agrifoodtech VC

Seeing as it’s one of the world’s foremost agricultural producers and a highly advanced tech-based economy, it may come...

Vertical farming in LatAm: AgroUrbana closes $1m seed funding

Access to vertical farming technologies is deepening and widening across the world, bringing down the costs and hassle of...

The next phase of Black Soldier Fly farming

Last summer at a research lab on the outskirts of Cambridge, UK, I nervously rolled up my sleeve and...

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The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture...

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Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

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