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Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth unemployment in Africa

Farming and rural non-farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth unemployment in Africa

FAO provides unemployed rural youth with the necessary training and equipment to start their own farming or rural non-farm-based businesses. Young man in Ethiopia working on his vegetable…

Crowning the 'king of the crops': Sequencing the white guinea yam genome

An international collaboration involving the Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, and the Iwate Biotechnology Research Centre, Japan, has for the first time provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam…

Lasaco Assurance Plc Fresh Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Lasaco Assurance Plc Fresh Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Lasaco Assurance Plc is a composite insurance and financial services company incorporated on 20th of December 1979 under the Companies Decree of 1968. The Company, then known as Lagos State…

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and agriculture

A farmer and her cattle in Cambodia which is sharing with other countries its successful experience in dealing with AMR. New York, 21 September 2017 – A stronger global effort…

Agribusiness Finance Advisor at Palladium Group

Agribusiness Finance Advisor at Palladium Group

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments…

Scientists sequence asexual tiny worm whose lineage stretches back 18 million years

A team of scientists has sequenced, for the first time, a tiny worm that belongs to a group of exclusively asexual species that originated approximately 18 million years ago &#8212…

Poultry Farm Manager at CherishAngel Farm

Poultry Farm Manager at CherishAngel Farm

CherishAngel Farm is a poultry Farm located at Umudobia, Obehie in Abia State, is looking for the services of a qualified candidate to fill the position below: Job Title…

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

FAO is helping returnee farmers in Northeast Nigeria. 21 September 2017, Rome– Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve…

Administrator at Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)

Administrator at Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)

MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) is an international economic development organization whose mission is to create business solutions to poverty. Founded in 1953 by a group of Mennonite business professionals…

Efforts to save sea turtles are a 'global conservation success story'

A new study of the world’s seven sea turtle species provides evidence that their numbers are growing overall (unlike many endangered vertebrates), thanks to years of conservation efforts…

Area Sales Executive at Nosak Farm Produce Limited

Area Sales Executive at Nosak Farm Produce Limited

Nosak Farm Produce Limited is a subsidiary of Nosak Group, a proudly Nigerian industrial conglomerate with diversified interests in the Nigerian economy. We are recruiting to fill the position below…

Global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste

Global call for zero tolerance on food loss and waste

Changing the way tomatoes are packaged can help reduce food loss during transportation. 20 September 2017, New York – FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has joined in calls…

Material Clerk at a Leading Oil & Gas Company – Dragnet Solutions Limited

Material Clerk at a Leading Oil & Gas Company – Dragnet Solutions Limited

Dragnet Solutions Limited – Our client, a leading Oil and Gas company, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below: Job Title: Material Clerk Location: Lagos Division…

Emerging disease further jeopardizes North American frogs

A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United States, according to a new study by…

Business Accountant at Saro Edo Agribusiness Limited

Business Accountant at Saro Edo Agribusiness Limited

Saro Edo Agribusiness Limited (SEA Limited) is a joint venture company of Saro Agro-Allied Ltd a fully owned subsidiary of Saroafrica International Ltd that is set up to offer…