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Apply for the 1st International Conference on Agroecology Transforming Agriculture & Food Systems in Africa

The world faces challenges: poverty, hunger and malnutrition are prevailing, the global society has unfair distribution of wealth and power, we lose biodiversity of life forever, the natural resources like soil and water are deteriorating and the planet’s climate is … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Register FREE and Attend NAF Agribusiness Summit, 2019

Nigeria Agropreneurs Forum (NAF) is pleased to invite you to attend the NAF Agribusiness Summit, 2019. Theme: ‘Harnessing Value Chain Development for Agriculture and Farmers’ Income Improvement’ The following topics and speakers will feature at NAF Agribusiness Summit, 2019; Keynote … Continue reading

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The Role of Women and Young People in Family Farming

 “We need to continue to empower women farmers to raise awareness of their rights and let them find ways to be profitable for the next generation of farmers” – Sue Carlson, WFO Women’s Committee  “Over generations, including my own life as … Continue reading

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Youth and agriculture: Part of a positive trend by Klarien Klingen

While I was studying at university and working at an NGO I started to develop a vision about sustainable farming. Then I realised that having an opinion about it is nice, but how about actually doing it? I decided I … Continue reading

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Farming could be key to solving youth unemployment in Africa

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
Farming by machete and hoe does not appeal to young Africans – or policymakers. Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian Agriculture employs most of Africa‘s young people and is likely to continue to…

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Processing of Cassava into flakes(Pictures)

The Cassava Farm. At the Cassava Farm. The harvested Cassava A the grinding Machine Frying with the local scupper Frying with a locally made fryer(made from Cassava stem)   If you have any questions regarding the processing of cassava flakes(garri) … Continue reading

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Musings of a young Farmer

The Pineapple plantation. For several years I have been involved in one way or the other in farming. Once I started learning my right from left, I could always remember my parents taking me to the farm on the weekends,

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