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Technology Answer to Africa’s Food Security Challenge, Say Scientists

Anne Okumu Addis Ababa — Africa need to embrace modern technology in Agriculture to ensure food security for its citizens. Experts meeting in Addis Ababa with media practitioners from across the continent are concerned that crop farming has been left in the hands of older members of the society while the young

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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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Best ways to farm sweet potato, by expert

Sweet potato is tropical herbaceous plant which, by the nature of its temperature requirement, can be grown throughout Nigeria. States like Kaduna, Kano, Zamfara, and Sokoto in the North-west are currently leading in its production in the country. A renowned agronomist with the Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,

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Our partnership with Case IH will revolutionize agriculture— Ritvonen

DIZENGOFF Nigeria says its partnership with Case IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment manufacturer will improve farming substantially as well as revolutionize the Nigerian agricultural sector through mechanization. Speaking in Lagos, Wednesday, the CEO/Country Manager of Dizengoff Nigeria, Mr. Antti Ritvonen, said “We are very excited to be partnering with Case

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