Category Archives: Agric News

How to Tap into the Pineapple farming goldmine for profit in Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest producer of Pineapple in Africa and the 7th largest in the world, with Costa Rica, Brazil, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and India being first six. Pineapple farming is indeed a great goldmine in Nigeria as the fruit … Continue reading

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New opportunities for Pitch AgriHack 2017 winners in 2018

Six youth start-ups, who were each awarded with investment, promotional support, capacity building and network opportunities after winning CTA’s 2017 Pitch AgriHack! initiative are looking forward to the new opportunities that 2018, and continuing support from CTA and partners, will … Continue reading

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Zambia: Syngenta and USAID/ Feed the Future Invest $1.8 million to help Smallholder Farmers

PRESS RELEASE/ REPUBLISHED In 20 districts across Zambia, Syngenta will establish 20 seedling production sites, each owned and operated by an Entrepreneurial Young Plant Raiser (YPR) LUSAKA, Zambia, April 28, 2017/ Syngenta in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Learn how Doeland Farms is developing the Rabbit Industry in Nigeria!

Do you love rabbits? Do you know rabbit meat tastes so good and are very healthy too? Do you know you can make good money in 2017, raising rabbits? To find answers to this questions we visited Doeland Farms and … Continue reading

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6 Steps to succeed in Agribusiness as a #Youth…my experience! #IYD2016

Well its 12th August, 2016 and today been the International youth day, i decided to reflect on the Nigerian Youth and their get rich quick farming mentality. Everyone wants to become a cucumber farmer, now everyone wants to go into … Continue reading

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My Cucumber Farming Journey Part2

Hello Fans, In any case you missed the first part of my cucumber farming journey, you can read it here. Well, after the loss of funds I had to actually get to the bottom of the matter and see why … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Order High Quality Pineapples from Pizzi Double Farms(NowKONKONEX FARM LIMITED

Mr. Patrick Konkon, CEO KONKONEX FARM LIMITED Pineapple is popularly used to produce fruit juice and serves as desserts, salads, and in fruit cocktail. The popularity of the pineapple is due to its sweet-sour taste containing 15% sugar, malic and … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Disease Ravages Tomato Farms, Causes Scarcity Nationwide

Abuja, Kano, Funtua, Lagos and Port Harcourt — Tomato production in the country has been severely hit by the outbreak of disease, leaving many farms devastated across the major producing states. Tomato farms at the Kadawa Irrigation valley, which is … Continue reading

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Apply to be part of the Social Reporting Team for the Pacific Community AgriTourism Week in Fiji!

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), in collaboration with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO), the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) … Continue reading

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Ghana: Apply for the Agribusiness Management Programme stream 3 (AgMP III)

The third stream of the Agribusiness management programme (AgMP 3) would begin in Ghana on 24th August, 2015, this is an opportunity for you to get high quality Agribusiness education. Are you in Ghana or do you know any one … Continue reading

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