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Monday, February 20, 2017

USAID partners private sector on agriculture

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with Chi Farms and Niji Foods, has launched two new agribusiness partnerships. The event highlighted USAID’s agricultural and private sector strategy using partnerships with government, local organisations and private industry to develop the Nigerian agriculture sector. The launch, attended by representatives from the

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Ishaku, Ortom Insist On Ranching As Solution to Herdsmen, Farmers’ Clashes

By Wole Ayodele Jalingo — Governors Darius Ishaku of Taraba State and Samuel Ortom of Benue state have reiterated that ranching is the only solution to resolve the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers that have claimed several lives and rendered thousands of people homeless. In the same vein, the governors maintained

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Is Africa Really Undergoing a Smallholder Agricultural Revolution?

By Brendan Brown and Ian Nuberg Good news storiesabout transformation in African agriculture,are abound with some positive statistics to back them up. The general story is that farmers are adopting improved agricultural practices, that productivity is increasing and that rural economies are burgeoning. But many of the stories tend to focus on

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Why Microbes Are Key to Solving Africa’s Food Security Crisis

By Esther Ndumi Ngumbi, Auburn University Topping the list was Biome Makers, a startup company that takes advantage of the natural agricultural microbiome-community of microorganisms. It does this by testing soil to determine what microbial species - microscopic organisms such as bacteria - are present. It then uses the information to

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Bua Targets 1 Million Tonnes Rice Processing Capacity

By Ibrahim Shuaibu Kano — To further boost to federal government's agriculture drive, BUA Rice Ltd, owners of Nigeria's largest rice mill and a subsidiary of Nigeria's foremost foods and infrastructure conglomerate, BUA Group, yesterday had a stakeholder session with the Kano Rice Farmers Associations to develop an efficient outgrowers scheme. The

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