Monthly Archives: August 2013

Investing in smallholder aquaculture can create economic, social and environmental benefits

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Writing in New Agriculturist, Wayne Rogers, Malcolm Beveridge and Michael Phillips argue that “investments in smallholder [aquaculture] farmers and their organisations can be commercially viable, creating economic as well as…

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Defining impact pathways for the Nicaragua dual-purpose cattle value chain

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
From 5 – 9 August, 2013 a 5-day workshop was held in Managua, Nicaragua to define value chain impact pathways and develop an initial framework for the program’s implementation strategy…

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AGRICULTURE AND AGRIBUSINESS, YOUTH DYNAMISM & TURNAROUND IN NIGERIA- I

Originally posted on Agropreneurnaija:
  Funky farmers Everyday the population of Nigeria increases. An international survey on African nations population indicates that in 2030, Nigeria’s population, which now stands at 163million, would hit a staggering 300 million. This data in…

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Nigeria releases two extra-early maturing white maize hybrids

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