Generation Africa inspires young Africans to become agri-food entrepreneurs

Pan-African telecommunications, media and technology group, Econet, and global crop nutrition leader, Yara International ASA, Thursday launched “Generation Africa,” a partnership initiative to inspire...

AfDB’s agro-industrial processing zones to drive Africa’s agricultural revolution

Senior officials of the federal government and key investors have endorsed the African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative, describing it as...

Agriculture fast track fund to launch new projects in eight African countries

The African Development Bank will launch 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) in support of agribusiness...

Nigeria spends $500m annually on palm oil importation – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday said that over $500 million was being spent annually on the importation of palm oil into...

Nigeria approves first GM crop

The Federal government has approved for use its first genetically modified crop: the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea (popularly called beans). This was after it had...

Nigeria to import more rice in 2019 – USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has estimated that Nigeria will be the world second largest rice importer in 2019 after China which...

Sterling Bank, AFEX and Binkabi announce partnership for agric financing

Access to finance in Agriculture has always remained critical to the success of farm businesses whether in production, improving post-harvest practices or in household...

African agribusiness to gross US$1 trillion by 2030

As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s top...

Agriculture, new frontier for African youth employment

Africa as a continent has reported a significant rate in agriculture. Agriculture is one of the sectors on the continents with a reasonably high...

Eco-Pro caging system boosts poultry farming in Nigeria

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Urban and peri-urban farms already supply food to about 700 million city dwellers...

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