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POULTRY TO ACCOUNT FOR HALF OF WORLD INCREASE IN MEAT CONSUMPTION

THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC “IS PLACING UNPRECEDENTED PRESSURE ON GLOBAL AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS.” Although hobbled at the moment by outbreaks of African swine fever in Asia, global meat consumption will grow by 12% in the coming decade, with lower-cost poultry accounting for half of the increase, said the OECD and FAO on Thursday. Their […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness

200,000 FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURAL INTERVENTION

No fewer than 200,000 farmers are expected to be engaged by the regenerative agricultural intervention in 10 states in Nigeria. The regenerative initiative, the first of its kind in Nigeria would be piloted across Kano, Cross River, Jigawa, Kaduna, Bauchi, Katsina, Kebbi, Benue, Niger and Plateau states. The new Agricultural technology is inherently enhances on-farm […]Continue Reading
Agro Chemicals

NAFDAC TO OUST WEED KILLER PARAQUAT BY DEC AS GROUP ADVOCATES FOR BAN

An alliance of experts and researchers, Coalition Against Paraquat (CAP), have called for a ban on the importation and usage of paraquat in Nigeria. Paraquat, a chemical herbicide or weed killer also called Gramoxone, is believed to be highly toxic. CAP comprises nine scientists and media practitioners who specialise in advocacy and deep understanding of […]Continue Reading
Agric Technologies

‘AGRIC TECHNOLOGIES, VALUE ADDITION KEY TO ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY’

Prioritising Agriculture, value addition and availability of purchasing power have been identified as factors that can boost food security in the country. The role of the government in providing resources to encourage farmers and processors to scale up production and processing of agricultural products while promoting local contents has also been empasised as imperative. Continue Reading
Agribusiness

IFC PARTNERS WITH AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT TO PROMOTE FARMERS’ SWITCH TO SOLAR IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt (ABE) have partnered to help Egyptian farmers access financing to purchase solar irrigation systems, reduce their dependence on diesel-powered generators and boost their productivity The partnership is part of IFC’s broader advisory work to strengthen Egypt’s clean technology sector. (Image source: Continue Reading
Agribusiness Tips and Solutions

7 EMERGING AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGIES

Venture capitalists invested more than $2 billion in agriculture technology startups in 2014 and again in 2015. That trend is expected to continue now till 2023 and beyond because the demand for innovative farm technology is high, and when inventors show results, modern farmers have demonstrated a willingness to embrace those inventions and new techniques. […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness Tips and Solutions

REALISTIC SOLUTIONS TO NIGERIA’S FOOD & AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS

In this Earthling Life, One of the Foremost Basic Needs of every Living Individual is FOOD. And whenever a People Fails to Solve Her Own Food Problems, then the Destinations of such People there Remains Doubtful. In Nigeria, as in some other Countries in Africa, Un-usual Conditions of Malnutrition; Hunger; Starvation; and Infectious Disease Out-breaks […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness

LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AT BOBI GRAZING RESERVE, OTHERS

A five-man delegation from Borno State recently arrived Minna, Niger State capital to undertake a study of the ongoing Livestock and Fisheries Transformation Programme of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration in the state. The team, led by Borno State Commissioner of Animal and Fisheries Resources, Comrade Juliana Bitrus was received by the Secretary to the […]Continue Reading