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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
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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
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SMALL-SCALE FARMERS CAN HELP BUILD RESILIENT FOOD SYSTEMS IN A POST–COVID-19 WORLD

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 820 million people were living in hunger. Tens of millions more will join them if we do not take the right actions, and quickly. The resilience of small-scale producers, in particular, is being sorely tested, and the international community needs to step up to help them […]Continue Reading
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‘HOW INCONSISTENCY IN POLICIES DAMAGE AGRIBUSINESSES’

Olamide Alabi-Jacobs is the Chief Executive Officer of an agriculture company that focuses on different aspects such as crop cultivation and animal production, among others. In this interview, she speaks about the challenges facing the sector and how the government can strengthen the value-chain.  People are shying away from agriculture, but from the fashion business, […]Continue Reading
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OLAM REITERATES COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA’S AGRICULTURE

One of the major players on the Nigerian agricultural turf, Olam Nigeria Limited, has reiterated its commitment to the development of Nigeria’s agricultural value chain. The agric firm, in an anniversary message to commemorate the country’s 60th independence anniversary, noted that it would continuously support and contribute meaningfully to Nigeria’s agricultural value Continue Reading