Monday, August 20, 2018
Organic Farming Research Foundation

Organic Farming Research Foundation — Research Grants 2019

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) grants program is open to all applicants residing and conducting research in Canada, Mexico and the United States....
International Fund for Agricultural Development

Invitation to bid: IFAD Advancing Technologies and Capacity Building for Climate-smart...

This Call for proposals is intended to select a recipient or consortium of recipients to receive IFAD grant financing to implement a project on Advancing...
farmers

How contract agriculture can open export market for farmers

Contract farming has been a central part of agriculture for decades. This method of farming is playing an increasingly crucial role in many developing...
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Nigeria’s agric export rises 24% in 3 months

Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the...


Local Organization in Nigeria, MushinToTheWorld Walk Against Hunger

A Non-For-Profit group/movement based in Lagos Nigeria MushinToTheWorldis organizing what is termed Nigeria’s biggest community awareness project called #WalkAgainstHunger, the project was jointly organized by MushinToTheWorld Foundation and...
iita data-sprint

IITA Kicks off Data Challenge with #datasprint2018

In a bid to increase the level of compliance with the open access policy, IITA has allocated resources to help capture and optimize historical research data...
agricultural jobs

Latest Jobs at Animal Care Service Konsult Nigeria Limited

We are Animal Care Service Konsult Nigeria Limited, an agro-allied company that is into livestock farming, Feedmilling, Technical Laboratory Services and marketing of health...
agricultural jobs

Aquaculture Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) - An intergovernmental organization, FAO has 194 Member Nations, two associate members and one...




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CROP

How to Plant Guava Tree

How to Grow Guavas The guava is a shrub or small tree which grows 2 to 8 m tall. When cultivated it is usually pruned...

Making Fortune From Okra Farm

Okra is a very popular and nutritious vegetable farmed and consumed by many people across the country, but some Nigerian farmers hardly see okra...

Kerala gets an official fruit – jackfruit

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After the state animal, bird, flower and fish, the jackfruit was today declared as Kerala's official fruit.An official announcement on giving the largest...
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Check Out The New Technique Developed by a Farmers To Preserve Tomatoes

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He...
diabetes: wheat flour and cassava flour

Diabetes: Cassava Flour and Wheat Flour

 In recent times there have been claims and counter claims on the health effect or rather consequences of replacing wheat flour with cassava flour...

Useful Tips for transplanting vegetables

According to Mother earth living, an online agri-solutions platform, transplants need to be moved into moist and well prepared soil which allows them to...


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Others move on protein protection

The United States Food and Drug Administration and the European Union have tightened controls on...

Producing on pasture: an unexpected lifeline for Free State dairy

Free State dairy farmer Mick Quin has managed to grow his business by more than...

Can agriculture really create jobs?

After reading the report ‘Overcoming Poverty and Inequality in South Africa’, which was published earlier...

Profiting from indigenous livestock

John Schenk and Fiona Lees are focused on the timber industry near Hogsback, but started...

Expert advises snail farmers on how to achieve best yield

Animal Scientist, Dr Yemi Popoola, of Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan, on...