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Transforming African agriculture through mechaniza

Saturday, May 4, 2019
An African woman with hoe in hand is the default symbol of agriculture in Africa, according to the late Calestous Juma, African academic and former Harvard Kennedy School professor. Mr. Juma used that image to convey the drudgery-filled farming that women on the continent face. Women grow 70% of ...

Improving The Quality Of Rice Production In Nigeria Through Technology Transfer.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
WORLD rice production statistics affirmed that of the 14.6 million metric tonnes of paddy rice produced annually on 7.3 million hectares of land in Africa, Nigeria rsquo;s production rose from 3.7 million metric tonnes in 2017 to 4.0 million metric tonnes in 2018. This thus ranks the nation as the l ...

Osun assures farmers of great deal of support to enhance agric value chain   

Monday, December 24, 2018
Osun State Government has assured the farmers in the state of great deal of support in terms of motivation and encouragement to enhance agriculture value chain and ensure food security in the state. The State Governor, Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola gave the assurance during the second edition of ...

Getting Nigerian Farmers into the Mainstream of Nature Farming

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Nature Farming in Nigeria Since the inception of inorganic fertilizers and other farm chemicals which accompanied the use of machines in commercial farming, most commercial and wealthy farmers have abandoned the natural and ecofriendly way of food production and seamlessly adopted inorganic ...

Imperative of Nature Farming In Promoting Sustainable and profitable Food Produ

Monday, December 3, 2018
Nature farming also known as organic agriculture, refers to a system of farming where very little as permitted by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM), or no synthetic farming material is used in the entire farming process. It refers to a system of farming which does ...

Poultry Farming - One Way To Make

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Most young men picture themselves working in banks and oil companies with elegant offices in the centre of Nigeria 39;s major cities. They want job that will allow them to dine out in top-class restaurants and live luxurious, secure township complexes, rather than working in harsh environments and ...

CHI Farms, ZOETIS to Commission Ultra-modern Veterinary Laboratory in Oyo State

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Chi Farms Limited, a subsidiary of TGI Group, in partnership with ZOETIS, a global animal health care company and representative of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Africa is set to commission an ultra-modern animal care veterinary centre in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria, called ldquo;City Laborat ...

GMO Nigeria: At Last, Science Prevailed

Sunday, August 5, 2018
The greatest global challenge today, especially in Africa is how to make our food more sustainable by 2050. In Nigeria, as in many other African countries, food security and nutrition remain a critical challenge.Production constraints like inversion of insects/pests and diseases,inadequate rainfall ...
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If you don't plan to be something, you will end up being anything
By: Jonathan Bosun