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ari.farm

Ari.farm, a new agritech app, is helping to bring nomadic livestock farmers into the digital economy. The idea, launched for farmers in Somali, was inspired by a relatively new concept called “crowd-farming,” an agricultural adaptation...

Youth from all over Africa will come together in the first-ever African Youth Agripreneurs (AYA) Forum in Ibadan, Nigeria, on 25-26 April 2017. The forum provides an opportunity for the youth to show their...
dangote

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over...
fao

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for critical investments in agriculture and climate change relief to address the crisis in Africa’s strife-torn Lake Chad Basin, where hunger, poverty and a lack of...
GEM

The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has approved the sum of N756.3 million for disbursement to 81 Nigerian innovators as part of Federal Government’s economic empowerment initiatives. Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of...

Seed sector professionals have said that businesses selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation could help African farmers significantly raise their productivity. This will mean more Naira from the same land,...

Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global...
irrigation

The Federal Government says it will commence construction of irrigation facilities and feeder roads in seven states by May under its Agricultural Transformation Support Programme Phase one (ATASP-1). The National Coordinator of ATASP-1, Haruna Akwashiki,...

Chi Farms  have successfully concluded the training and certification of a pilot group of small holder fish farmers. A group of 22 women was trained in ‘Best Practices in Professional Fish Farming’ at one...

In order for Nigeria and Africa to achieve their food security goals, a great deal of consideration needs to be given to digital and precision agriculture. Increased productivity, efficiency and greater profit can be...