Tag Archives: Agribusiness

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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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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Africa: The Mastercard Foundation Research Shows How African Youth Navigate Risk to Survive

PRESS RELEASE Hundreds gather at the inaugural Young Africa Works Summit to address youth unemployment and opportunities within the agricultural sector The MasterCard Foundation today released preliminary findings from innovative research conducted over the past six months into youth employment … 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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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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Meet Young Cucumber Farmer Who Makes N2m In Three Months

• Govt Needs To Revisit Policies On Importation of Seeds — Ezirim IN Nigeria, it is unusual to use farming in the same sentence with youths. The grueling crudeness of farm work, man-hour and patience required to harvest the fruits … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Register for a sustainable practical training on high market demand fruits and vegetables.

Entrepreneur Youth Cooperative, AFGEAN in partnership with Agricultural Fresh Growers Producers Exporters Association of Nigeria (AFGEAN), IFDC 2SCALE and other partners presents: An effective and sustainable practical training on high market demand fruits and vegetables. Participants will be trained on … Continue reading

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Where will you be on the 13th and 14th of March 2015?

In 2011 Thai Agro and Allied Industries sent about 20 individuals for their first international Agribusiness Executives summit, to be trained in the areas of Vegetable, shrimp, rice and fish farming in Thailand. I was opportuned to be a member … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Apply for the Thai Agro Executive Agribusiness summit. 13th – 14th March, 2015.(Updated)

REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NOT ATTEND THIS SUMMIT   You are very comfortable with your productivity and current status in Agribusiness You don’t have present and future plans of making money from Agribusiness You believe Nigerian soil/climate/Environment is not conducive … Continue reading

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