9 Great Investment Opportunities For Nigerian Agropreneurs

There are varied opportunities and potentialities to be accessed in agriculture, however, it’s recommended to choose an agribusiness idea or venture to invest in which is an intersection of your natural personality and growing market demand. Also, there are capitals out there ready to back investments in the right agribusiness idea. For instance, the Nigerian Federal Government plans to inject $3.2 billion to the … Continue reading 9 Great Investment Opportunities For Nigerian Agropreneurs

Sustainable Agriculture Awareness

Sustainable agriculture is a farming practice that uses principles of ecology, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment. It is universally accepted that agriculture must be sustainable at some predetermined, practical level of acceptability to support the world’s current and ever-burgeoning population. The acquisition and demonstration of advanced and practical agricultural activities are … Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture Awareness

What is Hydroponics?

Hydroponic farming or gardening is a practice that involves growing plants in nutrient-filled water so the plants can focus on producing fruits and vegetables rather than searching for food underground. The process involves no soil but may include materials such as gravel to offer support that plants' roots will grow through. Hydroponics provides an ideal … Continue reading What is Hydroponics?

Who Else Wants To Know About The Different Modern Methods of Farming

Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field. It encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture. Modern farming technology is used to improve the production practices employed by farmers, and it makes use of hybrid seeds of selected variety, technologically advanced equipment and lots of energy subsidies in the … Continue reading Who Else Wants To Know About The Different Modern Methods of Farming

Market Based Approach to Agricultural Development

An agricultural strategy that adopts a holistic, market-oriented approach is a new way of thinking that is much more inclusive and less compartmentalized than the approaches that have been in use prior to now. Agriculture is like a platform that responds to a wide range of inter-connected needs including increasing household income, health and nutrition, environmental … Continue reading Market Based Approach to Agricultural Development

Urban Agriculture/Farming: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

Urban agriculture or urban farming is the practice of cultivation, processing, and distribution of food in or around cities and towns (urban areas). Urban agriculture also involves animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, beekeeping, and horticulture. Some school of thought has defined urban agriculture as an industry that produces, processes, and markets food, fuel, and other outputs, largely in response to the daily demand of … Continue reading Urban Agriculture/Farming: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works For All

3 Big Reasons Why African Youths Are Not Interested In Agriculture

The African Union Commission and the Government of Rwanda organized a regional conference for youth employment in agriculture in Kigali just weeks ago and were surprised at how many young people want to go into the farming business, and how many are already in agriculture and doing well. Similarly, rural youth recently reported that access … Continue reading 3 Big Reasons Why African Youths Are Not Interested In Agriculture