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FG moves to adopt efficient technology in cassava production

The Federal Government has disclosed moves to adopt efficient technology in massive cassava production to compete favourably in the international market and create...

How Agriculture Mechanisation Can Boost Business Opportunities For Farmers In Nigeria

 Mechanisation is a multi-dimensional concept and widely used in agriculture. There is, however, a major difference between the application of mechanisation in developed and...

NGO Unveils Renewable Solar Bubble Dryer To Reduce Post Harvest Loss–Director

A Non-Governmental organization (NGO), Developmental Association for Renewable Energies (DARE), has introduced the first Solar-Bubble-dryer (SBD) for Nigerian farmers, to enable them reduce...

ICT, mechanisation to drive agric in Ogun

Ogun State Government says it is focusing more on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mechanisation among others to drive its various agricultural programmes in 2021. In...

Silk culture tech, production to save Nigeria $2b yearly

With local production of lawyers’ wigs and other silk products, the country stands to save more than $2 billion yearly if sericulture bio-economy...

‘Agric technologies, value addition key to achieving food security’

Chairman TETFUND Standing Committee on Research & Development, Agriculture & Thematic Group, Prof. Charles Aworh (left) and Acting DGCEO FIIRO, Dr. Yemisi Asagbra<br...

Agric-tech coy unveils new investment platform, centavestng

Farmcenta, Nigeria’s fastest rowing agri-tech company, has unveiled a new investment platform, Centavestng geared towards creating sustainable wealth for investors.Centavestng is an investment...

NCAM tasks stakeholders on appropriate technologies for enhanced productivity

Despite the country’s array of fertile land, billions of naira are spent yearly on food importation, due to failure to utilise its abundant inherent...

Should regen ag include gene editing? Readers respond

In a recent article, we asked whether regenerative agriculture practitioners should embrace gene editing and other biotechnologies. Regenerative agriculture is a growing movement focused...

Aquaponics startup Seed & Roe snags $15m, rebrands to Upward Farms

Fish and leafy greens may appear to be unlikely bedfellows. Not so much for Upward Farms. “The tech we use is a combo of aquaculture...

Campbell’s Soup sells agrifoodtech fund investment in Acre to StepStone

Campbell’s Soup has sold its stake in Acre Venture Partners Fund I to private markets group StepStone in a secondary transaction. Campbell’s was the...

Why precision agriculture is essential in combating climate change

Editor’s note: Slava Mazai is the CEO of OneSoil, a Belarus-based startup that develops an AI-powered precision farming platform and is a member of...

A mini guide to Latin American agrifoodtech in 2020

The year 2019 was a breakout year for Latin American agrifoodtech and 2020 is already shaping up to beat those records, in spite of...

Protenga nets $1.6m for its ‘zero-waste’ approach to fly farming

UK agritech venture builder Roslin Technologies and Enterprise Singapore’s SEEDS Capital, an investment vehicle linked with the city-state’s government, have pumped $1.6 million into...