How To Make Huge Profit From Maize Farming

How To Make Huge Profit From Maize Farming

There are thousands of maize farms in Nigeria. Back in the days, we use to have one in my father’s house. Interestingly, we did not make much money from it. After harvest, we would eat and eat until our stomach can take no more. Of course, we share to our

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Nutrition and The Future of Our Food Sector

Going through the 2017 Global Nutrition report from Development Initiatives and the figures that have been collated. It shows that children are the worst hit by nutritional challenges despite the huge investments by governments, donor agencies, aid organizations etc. Based on available statistics,  2 billion people lack key micro-nutrients like

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HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN INCREASE FOOD PRODUCTION

The  global  growing  population  is  driving  up  the  demand  for  food. As  the  world’s  population increases,  food  security  seems  to  be  on  the  decrease  as  one  in  nine  person suffer  chronic hunger  and  12.9  percent  of  the  population  in  developing  countries  are  undernourished. More devastating  is  the  vulnerability  of  agriculture

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GREEN HOUSE TECHNOLOGY: A PANACEA TO FOOD INSECURITY

Is green house technology the panacea to food insecurity? In recent weeks, we have said a lot on the hunger situation in developing countries, which is increasing exponentially yearly. To know more about this, follow us @myfarmbase, and read through our previous tweet meets or visit our website www.myfarmbase.com.ng. One of

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GENDER EQUALITY IN AGRICULTURE

If  we  are  going  to  end  hunger  in  our  lifetime,  we  need  to  promote gender equality.  Across developing  countries,  they  make  up  43  percent  of  the  agricultural  labour  force. Many of  them  are  smallholder  farmers,  and  from  paid  employment  to  trade  and  marketing, women participate  in  all  aspects  of  rural

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CREATING A BETTER WORLD WITH HYDROPONICS FARMING SYSTEM

Hydroponics farming system seem a bit like farming technology from the future. Hydroponics provides an answer to the world’s growing concerns: diminishing soil quality, and water scarcity. Due to these growing concerns, the world’s interest in hydroponics has increased greatly. Hydroponics is a soil-less, water-conserving, and high-density production technique. Hydroponics

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Call For Volunteers

Call For Volunteers Application Deadline: Monday, 30th July 2018. http://bit.do/MFBVolunteer Are you a Student in any Tetiary Institution in Africa? Are you a recent graduate or you were just posted for NYSC in Nigeria? Are you also passionate about Agriculture, Food Security and Emerging Technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Blockchain, Hydroponics

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BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

Nigeria’s dream of achieving food sufficiency will be a mirage, unless the country adopts biotechnology in the agricultural sector. Nearly 40,000 people – half of them children -die every day due to hunger related causes. And by 2020, the number of undernourished could well surpass 1 billion. This is a

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​TACKLING FOOD SCARCITY USING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

Blockchain technology provides a solution to many problems farmers encounter. In 2016, one of the major news item in circulation was the scarcity of tomatoes. Rumour had it that people started snatching and stealing tomatoes. It was so bad that making a pot of soup became an expensive venture. Incidentally,

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SOLUTIONS TO AGRICULTURAL FINANCING IN AGRICULTURE

Agricultural  financing,  in  recent  times,  has  become  a  serious  concern  in  most  developing countries. This  is  as  a  result  of  the  significance  of  the  agricultural  sector  in  the  economies  of most  developing  countries. The  economies  of  many  African  countries  are  growing  fast  with agriculture  accounting  for  a  third  of  Africa’s

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