Daily Archives: October 23, 2017

New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song

A new species of bird from the heart of Peru remained undetected for years until researchers identified it by its unique song. In 1996, a group of Louisiana State University…

Animal Scientist at Kofo Agro Allied

Animal Scientist at Kofo Agro Allied

Kofo Agro allied is a company with interests in the agriculture and Agro-allied sectors of the Nigerian economy. We have recently completed an ultra modern GARRI processing facility capable…

How to reduce losses after harvesting vegetables

How to reduce losses after harvesting vegetables

Agribusiness has grown in leaps and bounds across Kenya over the years. The most common vegetables and fruits grown in Kenya include kale, lettuce, cabbages, potatoes, carrots, onions, cucumber, broccoli…

3 main factors to consider before rearing pigs at home

3 main factors to consider before rearing pigs at home

Rearing pigs at home can be a rewarding family project but there are crucial factors that come into consideration first. To begin, feeder pigs are purchased as weaned piglet at…

Unbelievable sum of money you can make from beekeeping business

Unbelievable sum of money you can make from beekeeping business

I was always afraid of bees when I was young and for the record,I still do. Little did I know that their instigation of fear comes with monetary value…

Baked Plantain Recipe

Baked Plantain Recipe

making plantain bread or plantain cakes. It’s not sweet or fluffy enough to be called a cake but it doesn’t have yeast like bread, so you decide. Enjoy…

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent. In this exclusive interview with CLARA NWACHUKWU, on the…

Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Price of garri, a staple in the country, has dropped by more than 60 per cent in Enugu within four months. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN…

Nigeria’s forest cover now less than 7 per cent, Asiodu laments

Nigeria’s forest cover now less than 7 per cent, Asiodu laments

Only 7% of Nigeria’s forest cover remains amidst depletion, and down from 40% at independence, say Philip Asiodu, president, Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF). He…

Iraq: FAO launches emergency animal health campaign in former ISIL-held Mosul area

Iraq: FAO launches emergency animal health campaign in former ISIL-held Mosul area

Livestock could carry highly contagious epidemic diseases that spread rapidly across national and international borders to other herds and people. 23 October 2017, Baghdad – FAO has launched an emergency…