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Queenie , the Founder of Agrotech Africa Media. She is an agribusiness developer and social entrepreneur. Agrotech Africa Media is an online agribusiness platform that exposes the opportunities in agribusiness for youth to seize. Agrotech Africa Media platform supports key stakeholders in agriculture to stay abreast with the latest development in the field of agriculture. Looking for tips and opportunities in agribusiness ... this is the right platform for all your agribusiness needs!!! Stay Connected Today!!!
Agrotech Africa Media 1-Year Anniversary

Agrotech Africa Media 1-Year Anniversary

Agribusiness News
Agrotech Africa Media celebrates her 1-year Anniversary today, we want to thank you all for making this vision a reality in Africa. On behalf of Agrotech Africa Media, I want to commend all our subscribers for journeying with us this one year. It has been amazing with so much to learn. Thank you for your time, support and love, we celebrate you all. Thank you for those that participated in our last training on Basic Pig Farming Course and Advance Pig Farming Course. Thank you for saying yes to Us and agribusiness. We look forward to bringing you more opportunities on agribusiness, trainings and all manner of support to get you started and excel on agribusiness. It has been predicted Agribusiness in Africa  will reach $1 trillion dollars by 2030, this is your moment if you are in Africa, t
CBN Announces Non-interest Loan for Youths in Agriculture

CBN Announces Non-interest Loan for Youths in Agriculture

Agribusiness News
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday announced a non-interest loan for Nigerian youth with objective of engaging a minimum of 370,000 youths in agricultural production across the country over the next three years. According to  CBN, the Participating Finance Institutions (PFIs) will act as its agents in disbursing the financing to the beneficiaries, which shall be in kind. The CBN in its statement highlighted that “the PFIs shall purchase the inputs for on-selling to the beneficiaries, using CBN approved non-interest financing contract of Murabaha, Istisna’, etc at an all-inclusive rate of return of 9% p.a.” “For the financing of labour, the PFI shall use Service Ijarah or any other appropriate CBN approved contract for NIFIs with the same all-inclusive rate of retur
Lead Transformation Initiative Trains Youth on Agribusiness

Lead Transformation Initiative Trains Youth on Agribusiness

Agribusiness News
Lead Transformation Initiative (LTI) a private organization has trained not less than 6,000 youths and Farmers in Ondo State on agribusiness. This was made known by the Director of the organization, Mr. Titilayo Femi Kings, as the aim  was to  boost food production, enhance  economic growth in the state and empower the beneficiaries to become self reliant and reduce unemployment. According to him, the effort would also reduce youth restiveness and enable them contribute their quota to the development of the state and the country at large.“We have reached out to over 6000 people (youth, rural farmers, women and kids) with its awareness campaign, workshops, in-class and hands-on trainings to drive its vision of raising transformed minds that are creating sustainable developme
Programme Policy Officer (Gender)- NOC Needed For Hiring at United Nations World Food Programme.

Programme Policy Officer (Gender)- NOC Needed For Hiring at United Nations World Food Programme.

Agric Jobs
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme Policy Officer (Gender) - NOCRequisition: #123241Location: Abuja Organizational Context Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director (Operations), and with technical support from the Regional Gender Adviser and HQ Gender Office, the Gender Officer will provide strategic and technical support for the mainstreaming of gender equality and
Programme Policy Officer/Partnership Needed for Hiring at United Nations World Food Programme.

Programme Policy Officer/Partnership Needed for Hiring at United Nations World Food Programme.

Agric Jobs
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Programme Policy Officer / PartnershipLocation: Abuja, NigeriaType of Contract: ConsultantDuration: 3 months (July - September 2020)Unit/Division: Programme/WFP NIGERIA Justification and Purpose of the Assignment WFP Nigeria is currently implementing the CSP activities aiming at saving lives and building communities resilience of the affected people in North E
Apply:Administrative Officer, P4  Needed at United Nations World Food Programme.

Apply:Administrative Officer, P4 Needed at United Nations World Food Programme.

Agric Jobs
  The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Administration Officer, P4Requisition #: 123097Location: Abuja, Nigeria WFP Administration Function You will be joining a community of over 3,000 team members, worldwide – ranging in profiles from Architects and Engineers to Drivers and Maintenance Workers. The Administration functional area prides itself on providing quality customer service while ensuring
Call for Applications: Startup Incubator-Green Energy, Females Only!

Call for Applications: Startup Incubator-Green Energy, Females Only!

Startup Pitch
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) invites application from interested  women owned –ventures   working on renewable and green energy production in Nigeria and Malawi. The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy”. Funded by the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), the 12-month programme will support 70 women involved in renewable and green energy production in two African countries – MALAWI and NIGERIA. The programme offers two components to be implemented in two phases one after the other: 1.    Startup Incubator: 30 women in each country (60 in total) supported in designing, refining and launching their renewable and green energy business idea
Integrated Poultry-Catfish Farming Business Plan.

Integrated Poultry-Catfish Farming Business Plan.

Poultry Farming
Integrated Poultry-Fish Farming can be practiced in 2 ways. We have the 1) Semi- Integration which involves raising livestock on land and transporting the manure to the fish pond 2) Complex or Vertical Integration which involves raising livestock directly above the fish pond so that animal manure can drop directly into the fish pond.  Poultry-fish farming is the integration of poultry animals like chicken, duck and geese with fish farming. Other forms of animal- fish farming include cattle-fish, pig-fish, rabbit-fish, and buffalo-fish farming etc. ADVANTAGES OF INTEGRATED POULTRY-FISH FARMING It maximizes resources since two economic activities take place on the area thereby enhancing productivity per unit area. It leads to diversification of economic activity and increases the farmer's
Cassava, Corn  and Water melon agribusiness opportunities, Mr.Olasanmi reveals.

Cassava, Corn and Water melon agribusiness opportunities, Mr.Olasanmi reveals.

I am Proud to be a Farmer Challenge
Welcome to our 10-day I am proud to be a farmer challenge.  Honestly, I am glad I am a farmer. Farmers for life!!!  Whether we like it or not, agribusiness is one of the goldmine especially this season. AS lockdown is lifted, it is time to begin to have a rethink on how you perceive agribusiness. This is one of the sectors that witnessed a boom during this Corona virus pandemic; imagine where every other sector failed….crude oil price collapsed. We must always eat.  We visit our farmers at least three times a day. Farmers are very important. I am very proud of our farmers out there. You guys are great. Our 10 -day I am proud to be a farmer challenge is to bring to limelight some of the opportunities in agribusiness and give you platform to get in touch with these farm
Pig Farming Equipment and Prices.

Pig Farming Equipment and Prices.

Pig Farming
To effectively achieve result in pig farming, you must have the right pig farming equipment. Different equipment are used for feeding, watering, handling, weighing, housing or offering medical services to the Pigs. We have list of pig farming equipment you need and their prices below. Read on to see some of these pig farming equipment. Pig Feeding and Watering Equipment are those equipment that help pigs to access feed and water depending the size of the operation. Automated or manual feederSpeed Control deviceFeeding PansTroughs and FeedersMeasuring ScaleFeed ScoopAluminum BucketNipple Drinker Medical pig Farming Equipment refer to the tools used in treatment or to perform medical procedures on the pigs and they include the following- Scalpel handlesBladesSyringesSide-Cuttin...