Agriculture

Horticulture on the rise
2022/06/01 00:28:37

The drive to boost the horticulture industry among smallholder farmers, to increase foreign currency earnings, is gathering speed. There are efforts aimed at encouraging commercial and smallholder farmers to increase...

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Over 1,000 poultry farmers receive grant in Cross River
2022/05/18 18:23:01

Over 1,000 poultry farmers in Cross River State have been brought under seven different clusters and supported with a grant of 40,000 birds which they will grow in the ultramodern...

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Food security: Women to the rescue
2022/05/11 07:57:57

Women farmers have recorded some successes in increasing food production and poverty reduction. Against this backdrop, there are many initiatives to support more women farmers. DANIEL ESSIET reports. Hunger and...

WOMEN FARMERS STATISTICS

How dearth of processors is affecting cashew exports
2022/05/04 08:18:41

The cashew industry is one of the most promising sub-sectors in agriculture. But Africa that grows most of the world’s raw cashews is missing out on a wealth of opportunities offered...

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How dearth of processors is affecting cashew exports
2022/05/04 06:51:24

The cashew industry is one of the most promising sub-sectors in agriculture. But Africa that grows most of the world’s raw cashews is missing out on a wealth of opportunities offered...

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Boosting rice milling in Africa
2022/04/27 07:32:34

In Africa, rice is a staple food. But its people rely heavily on imported rice from Asia that is of superior quality. Of recent, however, there have been moves to...

Rice production

Food security, environment key concerns for African Agriculture – Frank Timis
2022/04/15 11:38:09

How to eradicate hunger has remained a global concern. Goal 1 of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed by UN Member States in 2000 set a target to...

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Averting future food crises
2022/04/13 06:23:16

With Nigeria and the rest of Africa facing steep increases in food prices and the devastating impacts of climate change contributing to a rise in hunger and poverty, there are...

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In quest of food sufficiency in Niger Delta
2022/03/30 00:55:59

In the last 10 years, international and local organisations have been helping communities in the Niger Delta to develop agriculture, DANIEL ESSIET reports. The Niger Delta is rich in natural...

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CGIAR: unpacking the principles and the processes in the African context
2022/03/23 10:52:31

There was hardly a time in history when developing countries, particularly those in Africa, needed the (CGIAR) Consultative Group of Institutes of Agricultural Research which is about food security more...

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