THIS STARTUP IS HELPING SMALLHOLDER FARMERS MAKE MORE MONEY

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Although it is popularly cited that an estimated 70% of Nigeria′s population is engaged in agricultural production, this has sadly not translated into food security for the nation or improved standard of living for its farmers. The reasons are many: agricultural production is mostly at subsistence level agricultural holdings are mostly small and scattered inadequate […]

GROWING PALM OIL YIELDS WITHOUT CUTTING FORESTS

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Africa, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Education & Advocacy, Green Living, Hunger & Poverty, Policy & Governance, Sustainable Development, Technology

Palm Oil is Gold Palm oil is one of the world′s most precious crops with an industry valued at $62 billion in 2016. Interestingly, palm oil is found in almost half of all supermarket products ranging from soaps, cosmetics, bread, cleaning detergents to margarine, baked goods like cookies, toothpaste and ice-cream. Now you get just […]