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Planning in Agriculture: What you need to know.

Agribusiness, like every other business, requires planning regardless of the inevitable circumstances which may likely arise. The future has its tendency of being uncertain due to factors which we may not have control over. In agriculture, there are variables such as changing climate conditions, production risk, financial risks, changes in government policies e.t.c. However, through …

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8 Health Benefits of Maize

Health Benefits of Maize – Corn or Maize is a popular cereal in the world, although often considered a vegetable,  it is a grain rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Interestingly it is grown on all continents except Antarctica. There are about fifty (50) species of Maize and they come in different colours, textures, …

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Spiral effect of youth unemployment on insecurity in Nigeria.

The Spiral Effect of Youth Unemployment on Insecurity in Nigeria

Kola Masha, Managing Director, Babban Gona, illustrates his thoughts on the spiralling effect of youth unemployment on insecurity in Nigeria. “Rising youth unemployment in West Africa increases violence which destabilizes regional economies and threatens to accelerate a migration problem that would dwarf the current refuge crisis.” Located in Nigeria in the heart of West Africa, …

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IFAD partners with Babban Gona to boost private funding of rural businesses and small-scale farmers

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector Financing Programme …

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Artificial Intelligence in Farming & Solutions for Limited Access to Internet

Artificial Intelligence in farming – Did you know that agriculture and farming are among the oldest and most important professions in the world? About 2 billion (26.7%) of the world’s population earn their livelihood through agriculture, and it is the second most significant source of employment after services. The agricultural sector plays an essential role …

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