There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
Olam Hatcheries, a subsidiary of Olam International, an agri-business multinational, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ceva Santé Animale S.A, an international veterinary health research company.
This week has shown interesting developments in a wide range of sectors in Nigeria - Hospitality, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Banking, Automotive, Oil and Gas and as always, ICT remains a busy sector.
Nigeria has seen its 2018 first quarter agricultural export risen by 24 percent as the country explore opportunities to earn substantial dollars through the non-oil export.
Nestlé Nigeria, in collaboration with International Fertilizer Development Centre, is helping farmers improve their livelihoods by empowering smallholder farmers on sustainable farming practices under the initiative, Nestlé Nigeria & IFDC/2Scale Project Sorghum & Millet.
Growsel is a Nigeria based Agritech startup that is working with farmers to simplify activities from farm to folk using ICT.
The African Development Bank has approved $100m senior loan to Nigerian firm, Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals, to support the company’s plans to double its fertilizer production from 1.4 million tons of urea to 2.8 million tons per annum.
Nigerian government partners with John Deere Tractors to ease farmers’ access to agricultural mechanization
The Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is partnering with Global Agricultural equipment manufacturers, John Deere Tractors to improve farmers’ access to mechanization.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
Bank of Agriculture and SunTrust Bank have sealed an e-banking agreement described by the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe as ‘landmark’ and instrumental to the development of agricultural sector in Nigeria.