FACTS ABOUT AEROPONICS

 

My guess is many of us aren’t familiar with that word. Probably we know of aerosols, or aeroplanes but definitely not aeroponics. Well “aero” surely rings a bell or points to anything that deals with air, right? Well, let’s see what exactly this word “aeroponics” is all about, come with me:

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SMART, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN ISRAEL: WHAT CAN WE LEARN?

Israel, a mid-eastern country is a country whose agricultural past was full of challenges and setbacks. These setbacks include deforestation, soil erosion and water shortage. Surprisingly, Israel is presently a major exporter of fresh produce and a world-leader in agricultural technologies.

Taking an in-depth study into Israel’s Agricultural system, from the innovations and adoptions of different st

Why Africans Must Feed the African Continent.

WHY AFRICANS MUST FEED THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

According to the foreword of Africa Agriculture Status Report 2018, “Agriculture is key to Africa’s future. The continent has most of the world’s arable land, over half of the African population is employed in the sector, and it is the largest contributor to total gross

INVEST IN SWEET POTATO: UNLOCK YOUR MILLIONS

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), an edible starchy stem-tuber crop is an established staple crop in Nigeria and beyond. The various climatic and soil conditions that Nigeria is characterised with which makes the nation a producer of many agricultural produce and one of the leading producers of sweet potato in sub-Saharan Africa producing about 3.5 million metric tons (MT) of sweet potatoes yearly.

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OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL VALUE-CHAIN: MAXIMISING ITS POTENTIALS - PART TWO

Before the discovery of Crude Oil in Nigeria in the year 1956 at Oloibiri, Niger Delta by Shell BP, Nigeria's economy was sustained on Agriculture i.e. the mainstay and largest contributor to its GDP was Agriculture. According to the World Bank in 1960s, Nigeria’s GDP (a primary indicator used to gauge the health of a country’s economy) can be seen below:

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OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL VALUE-CHAIN: MAXIMISING ITS POTENTIALS.

“…that your big opportunity maybe right where you are now” appears to be the perfect narrative of the Nigerian agricultural space. Nigeria is a country blessed with approximately 82 million hectares of arable land with less than 42% of it being utilized for agrarian purposes, an estimated population of 200.96 million with active working population of 53.2% of the popu

How can we improve agricultural productivity?

How we can improve agricultural productivity?

Written by Timilehin Alonge.

Posted: 04th October, 2018

 

Agriculture is inevitable for any country that needs to survive. It is hard to exaggerate

How and Why Conservation Agriculture Works

Please do well to read through our previous post on understanding conservation agriculture using the link https://www.farmfunded.com/blog1.php?id=18 to have an understanding of conservation agriculture.

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Understanding Conservation Agriculture

Intensive crop production has depleted soils to the extent that approximately one-third of the planet’s soils are degraded hence future production of food is jeopardized and this consequently has its effect on food security. Understanding the impact of conservation agriculture is beneficial for future activit

Literacy Lecture Series 1.0: “Agriculture is not Farming but Farming is Agriculture”

Before the main lecture commenced, discussions were held on the dedicated WhatsApp Group Page on Sunday 10th of June 2018 with the topic “Agriculture is not Farming but Farming is Agriculture”

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Are you financially secured?

 

To be financially secured refers to the peace of mind you feel when you aren't worried about your income being enough to cover your expenses. It also means that you have enough money saved to cover emergencies and invest into your future financial goals. When you a

Literacy Lecture Series 1.0: “Digital Citizenship: What you need to know”

3RD DAY OF LITERACY LECTURE SERIES with Technology Literacy held on 14th June, 2018

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Literacy Lecture Series 1.0: “Simple Ways to practice best agronomic practices (case-study of RICE)”

2ND DAY OF LITERACY LECTURE SERIES with Agricultural Literacy held on 12th June 2018.

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Literacy Lecture Series 1.0: “Planting and Nurturing your Money-Tree through Investments”

FarmFunded Literacy Lecture Series (LLS) 1.0. is a 3-Day Online Symposia organized mainly with the objective to enlighten, empower and educate our online community with information across Finance, Agriculture and Technology

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Improved Agricultural Technologies: Multiplier Effects on Food Security.

Improved Agricultural Technologies: Multiplier Effects on Food Security.

Reliance on crude and archaic systems of subsistence farming to achieve food security in Africa has not been sustainably yielding results which in comparison with the Green Revolution countries which adopted the necessary Improved Agricultural Technologies have been

Possessing the Possible Consciousness of Achieving Food Security for Africa

Africa, world's 2nd largest and most populous continent with more than 1.287 billion people as at March 2018 in 54 sovereign countries is reported to continue to grow and thus become the world's fastest growing continent. It is estimated that by year 2040, the African population will be reaching 2.1 billion people and by year 2050, Africans will be reaching