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Precision Farming Increases Crop Yields

As the world’s population grows, farmers will need to produce more and more food. Yet arable acreage cannot keep pace, and the looming food security threat could easily devolve into regional or even global instability. To...

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How a New Vaccine Could Save Cattle Herds

For 10,000 years, the bacterium Mycoplasma mycoides has infected goats, cows and other livestock, annihilating entire herds in days. In sub-Saharan Africa, the disease, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia CBPP or “lung plague,” is still difficult to control. It causes...

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Five Reasons Why Youths Should Consider Agriculture

Plenty of evidence shows us that agriculture provides a viable way for youths to harvest success and grow a sustainable future. Here are five reasons to choose Agriculture : Agriculture can alleviate poverty.  When it comes...

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Transformational Opportunity in Africa’s Agriculture

The Case for Change There are, essentially, two truths today about African agriculture: significant progress has been made, and there is potential for much more . Building agricultural ecosystems can boost social cohesion, drive beneficial continental and...

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Five Fantastic Reasons Why You Should Start An Agribusiness In Africa…NOW!

When most people think of agriculture in Africa, images of poor and overworked farmers with crude tools on a rural farm readily comes to mind. Many, especially young Africans, still think that agribusiness is a poor man’s...

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ICT Integration to Agriculture

According to Ozowa (2010), over the years, deliberate, though ineffective efforts have been made by donors and African countries to bring about agricultural development without much to show for it. Much of the failure is attributed...

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Encouraging Youth Involvement in Agriculture and Agribusiness

According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, the national unemployment rate is 23.9 percent with the youth accounting for more than 70 percent. Increased involvement of youth in agricultural activities will help reduce the problems of...

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MINISTRY BLAMES SCARCITY OF LOCAL RICE ON MARKET DISTORTION

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said that the scarcity of rice in the market is due to breakage between joint rice millers and the supply chain. Deputy Director, Rice Value Chain in...

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FarmKonnect

FarmKonnect Agribusiness Nigeria Limited is an agribusiness company whose business is to connect stakeholders in the agricultural sector. The company seeks to enhance farming conditions.

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