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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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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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The Role of Smallholder Farmers in Nigeria attaining Food Security

Food Security, as defined by The United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security,  means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. This implies that any country or state that lacks …

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