Saturday, September 22, 2018

Award-African Women in Agricultural Research and Development

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development — Fellowships for Francophone...

AWARD Pan-African Fellowship The AWARD Fellowship is a career development program initiated in 2008, to strengthen and sharpen the research and leadership skills of African...
UK-India Agricultural Data

UK-India Agricultural Data: Enhancement by Integration, Interpretation and Reusability

Call status: Open Registration deadline: 18 September 2018, 16:00 Application deadline: Early January 2019 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Science and Technology Facilities...

5 non farming agriculture Business

5 Non-Farming Agriculture Business You Can Do

Agriculture, in recent times, has gained a lot of attention from International Authorities such as the FAO, IMF, World Bank and UNICEF. Not only...
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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...



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...

FAO Jobs and News

FAO Jobs: Agriculture and Rural Development Policy Specialist

Closure Date: 03/Oct/2018, 10:59:00 PMOrganizational Unit: REUTDType of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)Grade Level: N/APrimary Location: Home-Based Organizational Setting The Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU) is...
FAO Jobs and News

FAO Jobs: National Nutrition Specialist in Kyrgyzstan-Bishkek

Closure Date: 05/Oct/2018, 10:59:00 PMOrganizational Unit: FAO Representative Office in the Kyrgyz RepublicPrimary Location: Kyrgyzstan-Bishkek Organizational SettingFAO Representative Office in the Kyrgyz Republic, headed by FAO Representative, assists...




Agriculture Guest Post

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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...