Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

FAO-World Bank launch $36 million programme to scale up famine-fighting in Yemen

FAO-World Bank launch $36 million programme to scale up famine-fighting in Yemen

A farmer in Yemen tends her herd of goats. The FAO-World Bank project also targets increasing the country’s longer term agricultural resilience. 3 October 2017: Cairo/Rome…

How to optimise livestock production

How to optimise livestock production

Feeding is a fundamental aspect in livestock production. In order to improve meat production levels in Nigeria, energy inputs such as concentrate feeds have to be considered essential for any…

5 easy steps to profitable vegetable farming

5 easy steps to profitable vegetable farming

To avoid catastrophic failure, get everything right from planting to maintainance, harvesting and marketing Horticulture is undoubtedly one of the surest ways of turning fortunes in Kenya. Many self-made…

NIRSAL Disburses N2.6bn To 24,732 Rice Farmers For 2017 Planting Season

This is in continuation of its mandate to facilitate the flow of finance to the agriculture sector and help achieve the objectives of the Economy Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) of…

Did life on Earth start due to meteorites splashing into warm little ponds?

Life on Earth began somewhere between 3.7 and 4.5 billion years ago, after meteorites splashed down and leached essential elements into warm little ponds, say scientists at McMaster…