• Human urine better than fertilizer - Experts

    Human urine better than fertiliser, expert saysJuly 8, 2017Agency Report Fertiliser bags   An environmental engineer, Isaac Bryant, on Saturday urged the conversion of human urine into fertiliser and other p...
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  • CLIMATE/ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: PROCESSING WASTE INTO FERTILIZER

    Waste management have recently become a major challenge in many urban towns in Africa. It is common to see household wastes dumped inside gutters, natural water ways, streets, etc. This no doubt constitutes serious se...
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  • "Africa is wasting vast amounts of money and resources by underrating its agriculture sector"

    That's a quote from Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank.  Check out his well-written article Using Agriculture and Agribusiness to Bring About Industrialisation in Africa | Inter Press Ser...
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  • Commercializing disease free/clean tissue culture banana planting materials delivery in Kagera Region, Tanzania

    Objective:           Improve access to clean banana planting materials for better livelihoods, enhancing both food security and household incomes.   About the pr...
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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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  • BIOFUEL FROM PALM WINE

    This is palm wine, an alcoholic beverage derived from palm trees. This product is in abundant supply in the southern part of Nigeria especially in the Niger Delta region and some parts of Cameroon. Youth excessive ind...
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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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  • SEEDS Success Story: Agrodealer Amilcar Dalton

    Due to their small farm sizes, price sensitivity, and limited uptake of improved seeds and inputs, the smallholder market segment has been largely ignored in recent years, with seed companies preferring to focus on th...
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  • Grant Brooke, Twiga Foods on a Kenyan start-up revolutionizing food delivery

    Grant Brooke, the CEO of Twiga Foods Limited explains who Twiga Foods are and what they do.
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  • Kenyan company looking to modernize micro-vendor market

    Kikonde Mwatela, the Chief Operations Officer of Twiga Foods Limited speaks about the Twiga Foods' operations processes.
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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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  • Developing a Mobile Client Facing Interface_The Musoni Kenya Experience.pdf

    Successes, challenges and lessons learnt while developing and implementing a mobile client facing solution for a Kenyan Micro-finance Institution.
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  • Experiences from the Field_A Credit Officer's Perspective.pdf

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  • PROCESSING BIOFUEL FROM PALM TREES

    Palm trees are of various species such as Palmyra, date palms, coconut palm, wine palm, etc. Its sap yields alcoholic beverage which can be processed into ethanol fuel for running of various engines and cars. Fuel p...
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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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  • Impact  Story: From Farm Hand to Farm Owner

    Photo: Grameen Foundation/ Riccardo Gangale   Ruth remembers clearly when things changed for her family.   It had been tough supporting her children while her husband struggled with alcohol. She spent her ...
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