Earn more using your moisture knowledge

The major objective of any venture including crop production is profit making. It is obvious that a lot has been done on crop production in Nigeria yet with little significant improvement on farmer’s livelihood. In addendum to other production factors, taking just one more factor of moisture content determination into consideration can improve the lot … More Earn more using your moisture knowledge

A Long term EU-Africa research and innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable Agriculture

The ERA-NET Cofund project, LEAP-AGRI, is preparing a two-stage Call for Proposals on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture and Aquaculture. The preliminary themes of the call are: Sustainable intensification of agriculture Agriculture and food systems for nutrition Expansion and improvement of agricultural markets and trade. Each application must include partners from at least two … More A Long term EU-Africa research and innovation partnership on food and nutrition security and sustainable Agriculture

Connected Agriculture: The role of Nigeria’s Agricultural e-portal platforms

In a recent article on the 10th of March, 2017 Daniel Essiet a correspondent of the Nations Newspaper talks about the rise of e-agric portals and Nigeria’s National e-Agriculture platform http://www.eagriculture.org.ng web portal which was unveiled by Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture and rural development in Collaboration with NITDA last year. The platform is a … More Connected Agriculture: The role of Nigeria’s Agricultural e-portal platforms

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

In recent decades, it has been observed that there is a rapid change in climatic conditions which has resulted to several negative effects on human activities and development especially in agriculture and the environment. There is little awareness and understanding of the changing world in the rural areas where majority of agriculture and rural development activities are carried out. … More Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

How to make ICT work for agriculture in Africa

I envision agriculture-telecentres being used as tools for surveillance of crop and livestock diseases, market information, weather patterns, and production trends of individual farmers. In this way, ICT can be used to overcome challenges associated with limited agricultural extension services, a scenario that is common in many rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. … More How to make ICT work for agriculture in Africa