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POVERTY ERADICATION THROUGH AGRICULTURE

BeAccording to worldbank in June 2017, Agriculture is the first responder to poverty, followed by the manufacturing sector. The contribution of a sector to poverty eradication is due to the participation and effective management of the sector by the populace and the support of the Government. In the...
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WORLD FOOD DAY

World Food Day is a day dedicated to the celebration of the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO), an event organized in over 150 countries across the world, which is set apart in tackling Global hunger. It is held annually on the 16th of October where people from around the world come together to dec...
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WHY IS CASHEW ONE OF THE TOP 5 EXPORTABLE CROPS.

Nigeria is ranked 14th in the global index of cashew nut exports with about 60million dollars made yearly and produces about 20% of the world cashew production.   Exporting cash crops comes with a lot of challenges such as perishability and flaunctuating demands in the international market. Major e...
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AGRO-INVESTMENT AS A MEDIUM OF NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

There has been a recent call for diversification by economists and public analysts from crude oil as Nigeria’s major export and source of revenue due to the continuous fall in the international price of oil. This has been met with applauds because of the present state of the economy. The state...
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YOUNG FARMERS GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE THE FUTURE

Young Farmers given opportunity to secure the future To catch them young, the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched the Farmers for the Future (F4F) grant aimed to give young people the opportunity to access funds for viable agricultural enterprises. Announcing the initiat...
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Combating post-harvest losses

A third of the global food wastage happens during post-harvest according to international reports. According to figures by the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Nigeria loses about $9 billion yearly due to poor post-harvest management. More than 30 perce...
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60,000 farmers to benefit from $200m APPEALS project fund

Sixty thousand farmers, drawn from six states will benefit from the $200m World Bank assisted project, under the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS). This was disclosed at the Project Facilitation Training for facilitators, which ended yeste...
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FARMING, NOT JUST A CHOICE

Farming, not just a choice but a must Once in your life you’ll need a lawyer At some point you’ll need a Teacher As you start earning, you’ll need a banker Religion demands that you need a preacher But at least thrice a day, you’ll need a farmer Starting with your morning rou...
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MAKE TODAY COUNT

Every day comes with its opportunity and incentive, every second, minute and hour in it has the potential of transforming our today and securing tomorrow. It’s a blank cheque and we determine what we fill, we are all products of our choices, so if a man expects something different from his makeup ...
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AN INSIDE VIEW AT INDIA’S CASHEW INDUSTRY

The 100-year-old Indian cashew industry is in an interesting phase – much to look back on, facing a challenging situation and at the same time, much to look forward to. In the last three decades, there have been lot of changes in the cashew industry – in India and globally. Last decade of the 20...
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