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7 Agribusiness Keys farmers need to succeed in 2020.

7 Agribusiness Keys farmers need to succeed in 2020.

Agribusiness
Congratulations to all our farmers and prospective farmers. We are glad you made it to 2020. 2020 is the year you are going to maximize all opportunities to boost your productivity and profitability. Starting a new year is not a moment to start dwelling on your past failure and mistakes, rather it is a moment to carefully analyze what made you to fail and lessons you need to learn from your experience and what to do not to repeat same mistake. You have to keep moving forward, keep going until you succeed.  If you take action and persist and continue till you succeed, you will find the journey to your goals will be shorter and easier. Applying the 7 Agribusiness Keys listed below guarantees your success in 2020. Set SMART Goals: Have agribusiness goals. Goal setting is the star...
Call for Agribusiness Value Chain Actors.

Call for Agribusiness Value Chain Actors.

Agribusiness
Agrotech Africa Media is an agribusiness media organization helping African youth to seize agribusiness opportunities thereby enabling them to create jobs for themselves and alleviate food scarcity. Vision: A new Africa where there is zero youth unemployment and food scarcity! Our Mission: We network with various agribusiness value chain actors to promote agribusiness sector and connect young people to seize various opportunities  in agribusiness thereby eliminating youth unemployment and food scarcity in Africa. We have finally stepped into another decade that is going to shape the phase of agribusiness in Africa, as Africa population is growing rapidly, there is a great potential of agribusiness to create employment opportunities for our young people and promote food secur...
Why Farmers Should Own Smart Phones.

Why Farmers Should Own Smart Phones.

Agribusiness
Smart Phone has become an inevitable item whether you are an employer, employee, entrepreneur, student or a farmer. Gone are the days were smartphones were used only for multimedia purposes and accessing information via the internet, its usage has broaden and as farmers are beginning to maximize its advantages to boost agriculture value chain. All around the world, farmers are beginning to join the trend of smart phone users and African Farmers are yet to fully utilize this opportunity by farming the smart way. The integration of digital technology into agriculture presents a huge potential for farmers in Africa to tap into. According to Mckinsey &Co , Internet technology has the potential to increase agricultural productivity in Africa by around US$3bn a year. With the aid ...
Go Global With Your Agribusiness .

Go Global With Your Agribusiness .

Agribusiness
Are you into any of the Agribusiness and do you play a major role in any of the agriculture value chain? Join our Go Global with Your Agribusiness Story Series. Are you into any of the list below- > Agribusiness Training. > Agricultural Chemicals. > Agric Finance. > Livestock production. > Crop/Seed production. > Post harvest Management. > Agricultural Commodity Marketing . > Agricultural development. > Farm equipment and machines. > Food Industry. > Agricultural Research  . > Agricultural Technology > Farm Software /Application. > Forestry. > Pest Management. > Youth and Women Development in Agribusiness. > Agribusiness consultancy. > Veterinary Services . > Agric produce Processing . AND OTHERS….!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Agribusiness has the potential to turn around our Continent Economy-Mr. Horticulture tweets.

Agribusiness has the potential to turn around our Continent Economy-Mr. Horticulture tweets.

Agribusiness
Agribusiness still hold the potential to turn around the economy of our continent, We are siting on rich soil, evenly spread rainfall, good temperatures and cheap Labour, this is Gold!! African countries should look around on the kind of resources we have.#GordiosfarmsAgrotalk pic.twitter.com/wCiox8h9xA — Mr. Horticulture 🍆🍓🥦 (@Maxwel_Kiptanui)
Total and Value drivers train youths on agribusiness .

Total and Value drivers train youths on agribusiness .

Agribusiness
Value Drivers Investment Limited in partnership with Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited has concluded a three-week training in Lagos, tagged: ‘Total Agriculture Entrepreneur Skills Acquisition Training Program,’ aimed at empowering youths and boosting agribusiness in the country. The training was part of Total’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, focused on building the knowledge of the participants on agriculture as a business, to assist them to set up agroindustry in the areas of cassava, vegetables and snail production on graduation. The training involved classroom and fieldwork in a reputable farm, facilitated by faculty drawn from Lagos Business School, Dominican Centre and other experts in the agribusiness value chain. The classroom training to
Women and Youth trained on Ginger, Mushroom Value Addition in Abuja.

Women and Youth trained on Ginger, Mushroom Value Addition in Abuja.

Agribusiness
No fewer than 60 unemployed youths and women participated in a -3- day training workshop on ginger and mushroom value addition in Abuja. The workshop was organized by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT). Chairman, NIHORT Governing Board, Retired Maj. Gen. Garba Mohammed, Speaking at the opening ceremony of the workshop, said many Nigerians had enjoyed dividends of democracy through several capacity building programmes implemented by the Federal Government. Mohammed noted that the ongoing training was one of many capacity building programmes being implemented by the current administration for employment generation and economic empowerment of Nigerians. He commended President Mu...
Edo  State allocates 1,000ha for women cassava growers.

Edo State allocates 1,000ha for women cassava growers.

Agribusiness
Edo State Government said it has allocated about 1,000 hectares (ha) for cassava cultivation, as part of its agriprenuer programme targeted at galvanising women farmers towards realising its food security target. In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Godwin Okonofua, said the land is dedicated for cassava Cultivation under the women empowerment initiative. He noted that Edo State sourced funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria under the auspices of the Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme towards implementing the project. “The government has undertaken to clear 1,000 hectares at Oria, Esan South East Local Government Area for its women empowerment initiative,” he said. He added that the state government is pursuin
Hydroponic based Barton Breeze grows 28 varieties of fruits and vegetables .

Hydroponic based Barton Breeze grows 28 varieties of fruits and vegetables .

Agribusiness
A software is developed where a device is clipped on the leaves and stem of each plant. The software is connected to the computers, and informs the user when a particular plant needs more nutrients or minerals . What it is all about  A Gurugram based company started byShivendra Singh (31)  in 2016 in Dubai, UAE, with a mission to bring technology innovation in the farming sector, focuses on Hydroponics which is a method of growing plants without soil by making use of mineral solutions. This is a method which reduces water consumption as well as induces yield.  The main aim of the company was to give ‘clean food’ to its customers throughout the year, without being affected by the changing seasons.  The man behind  Shivendra who w
Innovative finance opportunities for inclusive agribusiness .

Innovative finance opportunities for inclusive agribusiness .

Agribusiness
Agribusiness have a huge business opportunity and a chance to contribute to the SDGs. Financing opportunities for inclusive agribusiness are growing. This report (PDF) by iBAN and BoP Innovation Center offers guidance and describes in depth 8 different financing instruments with specific example cases of its application to inclusive agribusiness. The financing instruments are:  Public-private partnerships, a long-term contractually based mutual cooperation between public and private sector aimed at the provision of public services. Project finance, which mainly targets large-scale and long-term projects and it protects the undertaking company in case of failure. Blended finance, a mechanism that uses public and philanthropic funds to leverage private capital in order