Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nigeria: FG to revive Groundnut Pyramid – Adesina.

The Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, yesterday indicated the determination of the federal government to revive the groundnut pyramid in the northern parts country. Making this known during an interview with journalists at the Pierre … Continue reading

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Apply: CTA’s ICT4Ag Associate

CTA is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food and nutritional security, increase prosperity and encourage sound natural resource management in ACP … Continue reading

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Bayer Ag: Bayer CropScience sponsorsglobal Youth Ag-Summit – discussing thefuture of agriculture in #Calgary, Canada

About 120 youth delegates from 20 countries discussed how to feed the world’s growing population at a week-long global Youth Ag-Summit held in Calgary, Canada. The summit, the first event of its kind, was organized by the Canadian Youth Organisation … Continue reading

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Africa: Agriculture Innovations Manager Wanted

We are seeking an experienced candidate to help bring the world’s agricultural innovations to One Acre Fund. Job Location Nairobi, with 50% travel. Duration Minimum two years’ commitment, full–time job. Organization Description Most of the world’s poor are farmers, representing … Continue reading

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Support Young #Agripreneur in Africa and improve #Food Security

A lot of countries in Africa are beginning to turn their attention to Agriculture, after a long time neglect of this sector, due to the Oil boom and over dependence on foreign aid. If Food security is to be achieved … Continue reading

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Revamping Kalusam’s Blog to increase Youth interest in Agriculture and Agribusiness

Over the past months, i have revamped this blog from being just a place where i write stories to encourage Youths to embrace Agriculture and Agribusiness to a one-stop Agriculture and Agribusiness blog for opportunities, Agribusiness ideas, interviews of Youths … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Locate the Bank of Agriculture nearest to you

The Federal Government of Nigeria recently approved 12billion naira soft loans for farmers to be disbursed by the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), continue reading to locate any of their branch in the 36 states of the federation nearest to you. … Continue reading

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Apply:LEAP Fellowship grants for Students from Sub-Saharan Africa

The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP) is seeking applications for fellowship grant opportunities for students from sub-Saharan Africa. The deadline is December 1, 2013 for fellowships starting April 1st, 2014 to March 31st, 2015. Applications are … Continue reading

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Apply: IICD Country Programme Manager(Africa)

IICD IICD is a non-profit foundation that specialises in information and communication technology (ICT) as a tool for development. IICD is active in Africa and Latin America where we bring about technical and social innovations that create and enhance development … Continue reading

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AGORA: Bridging the information gap in agriculture

AGORA makes online scientific literature available to over 100 poor countries – Tenth anniversary celebrated in Rome Access to information is key to develop agriculture and ensure food security. AGORA, a programme that brings key scientific literature on food, agriculture … Continue reading

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