Organic Farming

Organic agriculture is the art, science, and industry of managing the growth of plants and animals for human use, in a holistic way. It is an agricultural production method, based on a dynamic balance between humanitarian, environmental and agronomic factors. Organic farming is the production method which is looking at the environment as the main … Continue reading Organic Farming

Nigeria: Agriculture As An International Business

There is a reality that we all need to understand and act on; “No Farmer, No Food, No Future”. In the 1960s, Nigeria was one of the most promising agricultural producers in the world, and export crops were the country’s main foreign exchange earner. Nigeria was number one globally in palm oil exports, well ahead … Continue reading Nigeria: Agriculture As An International Business

Nigeria: Trade Agreements and Implication for Its Agricultural Sector

In November 2016, ministers of industry, trade, and investment from across Africa met for the second rounds of trade negotiations in Kenya to design the structural framework that will drive a proposed Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA). This proposed framework, the CFTA, is expected to deepen Africa trade internally, as well as fast-track efforts at … Continue reading Nigeria: Trade Agreements and Implication for Its Agricultural Sector

The Banana: After Reading This, You’ll Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

Banana is a giant herbaceous perennial monocotyledon plant. Other economically important monocotyledons are cereal crops like rice, wheat, and maize, as well as sugarcane, oil palm, and coconut. Except for having a single cotyledon, the monocotyledons are distinguished by commonly having parallel leaf lamina veins, irregular distribution of the vascular bundles and lack of true … Continue reading The Banana: After Reading This, You’ll Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

The Growing Disconnect Between Food, And People

The reduction of life and all its expressions to an empty statement of monetary worth is only made possible through the use of an abstract, objective, meaningless thing as money. How do you quantify the loss of a rainforest, and how do you figure in the costs of climate change, of soil depletion, of depriving … Continue reading The Growing Disconnect Between Food, And People

5 Common And Delicious Foods That Can Actually Kill You

From the contents of your kitchen, there are many foods that are delicious but potentially toxic and deadly. A lady, Scanlon had her stomach removed after drinking smoking liquid nitrogen shot called the Nitro-Jagermeister, given to her by an employee on her birthday. Almost immediately after taking the shot, smoke started coming out of her … Continue reading 5 Common And Delicious Foods That Can Actually Kill You

White Kidney Bean

White kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are among the best foods for helping one lose weight due to their high fiber content that reduces food cravings. It is Indigenous to Central and South America, and also contain essential nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, and proteins. White Kidney Bean Extract White kidney bean extract is a dietary … Continue reading White Kidney Bean