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Nigerian Agritech Startup, Releaf Gets $4.2 Million Seed Capital Funding

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Releaf, an agritech start-up has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Samurai Incubate Africa, Future Africa, and Consonance Inv…

Agribusiness Companies Listed at the Nigeria Stock Exchange

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The list below comprises of Agribusiness enterprises whose shares are traded at the floor of the Nigeria Stock Exchange. These companies are either…

Impacts of Information Management on Agricultural/ Agribusiness Development in Nigeria

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Introduction Information systems and management are fundamental to the development of sustainable agribusinesses. Good practice and innovation, disse…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Nomadic Herding

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Introduction Nomadic herders or herdsmen, like the Fulani herdsmen in Northern Nigeria, move from place to place seeking for grassland and water for …

Importance of Salt Lick to Cattle and How to Use It

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Introduction Mineral salt licks are forms of drugs that are required on the farm all the time and are subject to abuse as a result of careless handli…

20 Major Fish Diseases: Causes, Symptoms, Preventions and Treatments

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Fungus Infected Fish Introduction There are many pests and diseases that affect the health and growth of fish. These pests and diseases can be:  bact…

Buhari Reshuffles Cabinet, Sacks Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono and Minister of Power, Sale Mamman

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a reshuffle in the cabinet formed on August 21, 2019. According to Femi Adesina, Spacial Adviser to the Presi…

Indigenous Sheep Breeds in Nigeria and Their Features

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There are three major classes of Nigeria’s indigenous sheep breeds. They are classified according to their sizes. 1. Large,long-legged, long tail b…

Impacts of Globalization on Agricultural Marketing

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How to Start Plantain Farming Business in Nigeria and Maximize Profits

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Market Analysis Investments in farming, processing and marketing of plantain in Nigeria have become lucrative ventures in recent times due to increas…

Prospects of Fish Farming Business in Nigeria

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How to Start Rice Farming & Production Business in Nigeria

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Introduction Rice is the most food crop for about half of the human race, in particular for the South and East Asia and now spreading to Africa. Nige…