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Youth Start-Up 2018 – December Interview- MyFarmBase Africa

MyFarmBase Africa‘s Youth Start-Up of The Month was created to tell the stories of young farmers and agricpreneurs alongside reaching out to prospective farmers to learn from their successes and failures with the sole aim of increasing food production and making huge profits from the different value chains in agriculture.

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Experts Harp on Smart Farming to Boost Economy – Guardian

Some experts in the agricultural sector have called on Nigerian youths to leverage the innovative emerging technologies to power agriculture and boost the nation’s economy in an effort to create employment rather than wait for white collar jobs. This call came during the Smart Farming Café hosted recently by Myfarmbase

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Call For Volunteers 2018 – MyFarmBase Africa

Call For Volunteers Application Deadline: Thursday, 20th December 2018. https://goo.gl/forms/aFR3nPjQC9XfhzQh2 Are you a Student in any Tertiary 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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HOW TO START A SUGARCANE FARMING BUSINESS

PROFITABILITY OF SUGARCANE FARMING BUSINESS Currently, Nigeria has the largest sugar refining plant in Africa yet most of the raw materials needed to produce sugar are imported from Brazil. This comes at a cost to the country of over $500 million every year. It is important for you to know

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HOW TO START A RICE FARM IN NIGERIA

Rice is one of the most popular products in Nigeria, accruing to the fact that her citizens consume around six million tons of rice every year; of which about 70% of the rice quantity is locally produced. Rice farming can only succeed or thrive well in an environment with the

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HOW TO RAISE PIGS

Raising pigs can be a major source of enthusiasm, joy and income if done rationally and on a scalable basis. Pig is indeed a very intelligent animal that needs care as well as a pleasant and clean environment in order to thrive and live healthy. Pig is also a very

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Maize Marketing

TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE MAIZE MARKETING Identify your corn market before you start your maize farming: A farmer will do well to identify his/her corn market before starting a maize farm. He has to determine if he will use middlemen to get his produce to the market, or sell his corn

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BANANA FARMING

Banana farming is the cultivation of the banana crop for consumption and industrial use. The fruit varies in size, colour, and firmness, but is usually elongated and curved, with a soft flesh rich in starch and covered with a rind, which may be green, yellow, red, purple, or brown when

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How Much Does It Cost To Start A Banana Farm?

As the country’s population increases by the day with many unemployed youths roaming the streets, banana farming creates jobs and opportunities for entrepreneurs who have the passion to go into farming business. With over 100 billion bananas consumed annually in the world, it is evident that banana farming is highly

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Top 10 Lucrative Farming In Nigeria

1. Rice Farming – Nigeria has one of the world’s highest rice consumption stat. Rice is by far one of the most popular staple food among Nigerians, almost every family eats rice daily in Nigeria. In 2011 alone, Nigeria spent N 991 Billion on Rice importation and the rice we import is

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