Africa is home to fertile land for agriculture. Over 70 percent of Africa's population are engaged in farming. Several crops are cultivated yearly but unfortunately, the value chain of these crops are not maximized d...
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    If women had the same access to productivity as men they could increase yields in their fields by 20-30%. This alone would raise total agricultural output in developing countries (Nigeria included) by 2.5-4%, which wo...
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  • World Food Day 2017 SDG2: Zero Hunger  Changing the future of migration, Invest in Food Security and rural Development  Food Security; The place of Teenagers

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    Palm trees are of various species such as Palmyra, date palms, coconut palm, wine palm, etc. Its sap yields alcoholic beverage which can be processed into ethanol fuel for running of various engines and cars. Fuel p...
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  • Borana Livestock Resource Management

    Borana Livestock Resource Management undertakes management of livestock and related tasks that add resilience of pastoralists and empower lives of people connected to it. Tasks include: 1. Supply of improved live weig...
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  • Agribusiness Investment Summit

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  • Bad governance hinders growth amongst smallholder farmers

    Only with the support of the state can there be a measurable change in agric development by providing smallholder farmers with second generation agro-equipment, climate change technologies, land reforms and value chai...
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    This is palm wine, an alcoholic beverage derived from palm trees. This product is in abundant supply in the southern part of Nigeria especially in the Niger Delta region and some parts of Cameroon. Youth excessive ind...
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  • ICT4Ag 2017

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  • Event Tomorrow, 4/12 about a drip technology

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  • Apply for a SOCAP Scholarship!

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  • Gleaning 2.0: Reducing Food Waste for a Food Insecure Planet

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  • Discounts available: UC Berkeley Conference on Agrifood Supply Chains - April 18 - 20, 2017

    Hello! UC Berkeley is organizing a conference on Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability and Global Change from April 18 - 20, 2017, in Berkeley.   The progr...
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  • Call for applications: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, July 12-21, 2017

    The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are open for our Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, which will be held at Columbia University fr...
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  • We are looking for partners

    Small-scale farming is the principal source of livelihood for many in Kenya. Agriculture provides 71 percent of employment and accounts for over 25 percent of Kenya‘s GDP. One of the best ways to increase the in...
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