Friday, August 17, 2018
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...
FAO Jobs and News

FAO Global Internship, Volunteers and Fellows Programmes

The FAO Partnerships and South Cooperation Division is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions;The Internship programme aimed at attracting talented young women and men...
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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...
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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...

Seed Sector Rural Development Expert (seed expert) for REALISE

Category:Agriculture, Development and Project ManagementLocation:Mekelle, Woldia, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Assela and Hawassa Career Level:Senior Level (5+ years experience)Employment Type:Full timeSalary:Based on the Scale of BENEFIT expertsJob...

Project Coordinator

Category:Agriculture, Development and Project Management, ManagementLocation:Omorate, Dasenech Woreda, South Omo Zone, SNNPR  Career Level:Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)Employment Type:ContractSalary:20,113.00Job DescriptionJob Summary:  The Project Coordinator is responsible for the...




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...
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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...