• Global warming, Agriculture and Migration

    Agriculture is both a major cause of global warming, and will be significantly affected by global warming.  This article has been carefully prepared by FIMOAT-CIG in preparation to be presented in a UN high leve...
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  • Bad governance hinders growth amongst smallholder farmers

    Only with the support of the state can there be a measurable change in agric development by providing smallholder farmers with second generation agro-equipment, climate change technologies, land reforms and value chai...
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  • Palm Fruits Processing

    Palm fruits are very common across the West African region, Malaysia, Indonesia and some Latin American region. Its economic benefits and uses are enormous. From this wonder fruits quite a number of economic product...
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  • Success Story- Seed sales in Zambezia, Mozambique

    Until a few years ago, farmers in Mozambique had limited options for purchasing improved seeds. Without locally produced varieties, they were dependent on large multinational seed companies, who often did not have sto...
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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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  • Five Agtech Trends in India

    agfunder provides a summary of five trends in Indian agtech. Why is this important to watch? India is both the home to the largest number of smallholder farmers, and it is also very business and tech rich. So their ap...
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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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  • CENEM, one of the most modern production facilities of microorganisms in Latin America

    On March 29, 2017, Popoyán inaugurated the Centro de Excelencia Microbiano  (CENEM), one of the most modern production facilities of microorganisms in Latin America. With the potential to produce a variety...
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  • I am the driver of my own destiny - Célia Hortense Marlin Ribeiro

    An excerpt from the experience of Ms Célia Hortense Marlin Ribeiro, one of the successful entrepreneurs, created under 3I - Farmers Empowerment Hub program, funded by Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation in ...
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  • Seeking for partners and mentors

    We are a group of young people and women that is intending to start agribusiness investments as one of the solutions to alleviate poverty and empower the youth within our community. We have got various projects but we...
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  • WASTE TO ENERGY/FUEL RESEARCH.

    We along with some engineers and professors from selected universities in Nigeria are exploring the possibility of delivering an innovative clean energy and fuel out of farm,household and office wastes for lighting, c...
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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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  • “Hub and Spoke” Model Works to Increase Incomes Across the Region

    Only around 5% of smallholder farmers in Mozambique use certified seed. One of the reasons for this is a lack of access: on average, farmers must travel around 80km to the nearest store selling certified seed - that&#...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CHANGING PEOPLE'S MENTALITY FOR BETTER

    The big challenges of working or getting things done in Africa are, the slow process of getting things done and the corruption.  All American firms who are trying to accomplish their contractual responsibilities ...
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  • Regional Center for Horticulture Innovation for Southern Africa approved to be located at NRDC Lusaka

    Looking for Funding / partners   UC Davis California recently contracted Agrismart Zambia to establish the Regional Center for Horticulture Innovation for Southern Africa at NRDC Lusaka.   We are looking f...
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  • Stories about African cooperatives

    Hello - I am working on an publication and case study on cooperatives in Africa, with special interest in east Africa.   I would be most appreciative of any stories on the benefits of cooperatives. I am lookin...
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