• Here's an innovative and sustainable agribusiness idea

    A Forest Garden is a locally-appropriate, multi-layered system of farm production.  It combines diverse varieties of crops and trees that enable families to fulfill their subsistence needs and access new market o...
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  • Call for applications: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, June 19-29, 2018

    Download the 2018 Executive Training Brochure here. The application is available here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; the final application deadline is March 31, 2018. Applicants are strongly encour...
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  • Teenage Enlightenment

    How do we as young agroprocessing and farming advocates get teens to choose agric related careers. lots of teenagers dont see the beauty in agriculture. based on happenings in your vicinity how do you suggest their at...
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  • Many Uses of Potatoes

    Potatoes are food crops found in many countries of the world. It serves as food and raw materials for many homes and  industries. With an innovative technology there are so many food and other products that can b...
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  • We should adopt these "orphan crops"

    Highly nutritious, easy to grow, accessible to developing nations, and generally ignored.  Of the world's 30,000 edible plants, we generally eat only 30 of them.  795 million people are still hungry.  h...
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  • PALM OIL TO BIO-DIESEL PLANT

    This plant processes red palm oil into bio-diesel. Palm trees are very useful economic trees of which its various component/parts can be processed into various useful end products and raw materials for homes and othe...
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  • Low-Cost Solar-Powered Water Pumps

    TIn rural areas where electricity is inaccessible, pumping groundwater for irrigation is no easy task. Irrigation can make a tremendous difference in agriculture, increasing crop yields by as much as 400% per cycle an...
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  • PALM TREES - RAFIA PRODUCTS

    All these beautiful products and many more are made from palm trees in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Products ranging from shoes, hats, seats, furniture, art works, etc are in abundance in this ancient town...
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  • Solutions...to slash and burn...food security...regenerating land

    As I read buzz words like "potential synergies" and "merging multiple objectives" in global agricultural articles that address climate change, feeding the world, and improving lives for the rural poor--those phrases m...
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  • The "Business" Part of Agribusiness

    Are you an agripreneur in a developing country who needs help with the business side of your agribusiness?  Or perhaps you're part of an organization, company, or agency that supports agribusinesses and would lik...
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  • The Digis Awards are coming!

    The Digital Development Awards (The Digis) fund that recognizes USAID projects and activities that embrace best practices in the application and utilization of digital technologies and data-driven approaches to achiev...
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  • ICT4Ag 2017

    This one-day conference will build on ICTforAg 2015 and 2016, bringing together 300 thought leaders and decision-makers in agriculture and technology from the international development community and the private sector...
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  • Discounts available: UC Berkeley Conference on Agrifood Supply Chains - April 18 - 20, 2017

    Hello! UC Berkeley is organizing a conference on Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability and Global Change from April 18 - 20, 2017, in Berkeley.   The progr...
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  • Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions.pdf

    Solving World Hunger: The Complexity of Simple Solutions - IFT.org Read about three organizations tackling food insecurity in very different ways. Purdue's PICS storage bags drastically reduce crop postharvest losses...
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  • Call for applications: Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, July 12-21, 2017

    The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are open for our Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture, which will be held at Columbia University fr...
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  • We are looking for partners

    Small-scale farming is the principal source of livelihood for many in Kenya. Agriculture provides 71 percent of employment and accounts for over 25 percent of Kenya‘s GDP. One of the best ways to increase the in...
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  • FARMERS EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

    Agriculture plays a crucial role and it is the backbone of the third world economies; providing food, raw materials and employment to a very large proportion of the population. The importance of agriculture cannot be...
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  • Some advice on marketing to the base of the pyramid from Nutrivida

    Nutrivida is a business in Costa Rica that sells fortified food to base of the pyramid customers. It outlines seven principles to follow when designing, marketing, and distributing your product that will help you sell...
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  • Group Integrity

    Group Integrity supports audit management, audit documentation, non-compliance follow-up, external reporting (market, certification) and internal quality verification system management processes (e.g. ICS, PGS, and GL...
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  • John Deere

    John Deere, a blacksmith and inventor, started his company in 1837 in Decatur, IL with his creation of the Self-Scouring Plow. Almost 200 years later, the company is still offering inventive technology to farmers. For...
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