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Audio: Irrigation Farming Is Not the Way out – Agric Consultant

By Joyce Bedeley: An agricultural consultant, Mr. Shakespeare Djokoto has noted that though irrigation is critical to food production in the country and elsewhere, it cannot stand out as a reliable solution to the country’s agric sector. This he attributed ...

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‘Modernise Agric to Alleviate Poverty’

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Green-Ef Eco-Business Village Limited, Mr Mohammed Sachibu, has called for modernisation of agriculture to alleviate poverty among smallholder farmers in the country. He said agricultural modernisation was not only about the use of sophisticated ...

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Africa: Guess How Much Water Your Daily Food Consumes

Rome/Berlin — The facts are clear. So are the consequences. And the facts are that it takes between one and three tonnes of water to grow one kilogramme of cereal; that a kilogramme of beef takes up to 15 tonnes ...

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