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Agriculture Opportunities

The GROW Impact Accelerator Program 2023

16th November 2022

  The GROW Impact Accelerator is now open to entries from agritech startups from across the world. If you run an enterprise in this sector that’s working to make agriculture and agro-allied industries operate more efficiently and in an eco-friendly manner, you may consider applying for a place in the accelerator. Read more about Opportunities … Continue reading The GROW Impact Accelerator Program 2023

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Agriculture BUSINESS

Lucrative Agricultural Businesses To Start In Nigeria

4th November 2022

It’s not too late to consider starting a business in the agricultural sector. In fact, there is no better time than this, when the hope in crude oil is gradually being deflated. There is a profitable alternative in technology and financial technology. But not everyone will be a tech sis or tech bro. There is … Continue reading Lucrative Agricultural Businesses To Start In Nigeria

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Agriculture Food

Flooding: How Nigerians Can Prepare for the Forthcoming Food Scarcity

19th October 2022

  Since October, several states in Nigeria have witnessed unprecedented levels of flooding that have ravaged communities, killing hundreds of residents and destroying properties and farmlands. According to news reports, over 600 people have died from the flood, and several thousands of farmlands and livestock have been obliterated. Read more about Nigeria Also, official reports … Continue reading Flooding: How Nigerians Can Prepare for the Forthcoming Food Scarcity

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Agriculture FinTech

How Nigerian FinTech Startups Can Get More Agro-farmers To Sign Up On Their Platforms

14th July 2022

  There is a new wave of startup operations called agri-fintech. Most developing countries such as Brazil, India, Spain, and Indonesia, among others, where agriculture makes up the majority of their profession, are experiencing the rise of agro-fintech. Agri-fintech is a type of startup that helps farmers gain access to credit and loan facilities and … Continue reading How Nigerian FinTech Startups Can Get More Agro-farmers To Sign Up On Their Platforms

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Agriculture TECH

Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

29th June 2022

Farmcrowdy is a Nigerian agric tech that provides funds to small-scale farmers in Nigeria. It was co-founded by Onyeka Akumah, Akindele Phillips, Temitope Omotolani, Christopher Abiodun, and Ifeanyi Anazodo in 2016. To connect farmers with their sponsors to increase food production. Read more about Tech FarmCrowdy has been able to do this by crowdsourcing funds … Continue reading Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

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Agriculture Opportunities

$45,000 On Offer In The Pitch AgriHack 2022 Digital Agriculture Competition For AgriTech Startups

28th June 2022

PitchAgriHack is currently receiving applications from businesses that are developing technology-driven solutions to challenges faced by players in the agricultural sector. It invites AgriTech startups from across Africa at various stages of growth to enter its competition, in which winners will receive cash prizes. Read more about Opportunities Generation Africa, a platform of the AGRF, … Continue reading $45,000 On Offer In The Pitch AgriHack 2022 Digital Agriculture Competition For AgriTech Startups

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Agriculture BUSINESS TECH

Surefire Ways To Grow A Successful AgroTech Startup

16th June 2022

  Building a successful AgroTech startup is hinged on strategies that are all-encompassing. It is all about employing a strong business model that feeds everyone and every section in the food chain and streamlining all the processes. Read more about Business There are various successful AgroTechs in Nigeria. They include FarmCrowdy, ThriveAgric, Groupfarma, Farm Kart, … Continue reading Surefire Ways To Grow A Successful AgroTech Startup

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Agriculture Opportunities

Win $50,000 In The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2022

24th May 2022

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize competition is organized to support entrepreneurs who are powering positive change in Africa’s food production space. Read more about Opportunities The competition presents participants with the chance to win a grand prize that could help take their agricultural venture to the next level of growth. Participants are expected to be founders … Continue reading Win $50,000 In The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2022

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Agriculture BUSINESS

How To Grow Your Poultry Business

25th April 2022

Poultry farming is one of the most popular types of farming. It is done on both small-scale and large-scale. Most individuals or families have a poultry farm for direct consumption only- this is not our target audience for this topic. This writeup is directed to those interested in making a business out of their poultry … Continue reading How To Grow Your Poultry Business

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Agriculture TECH

How To Build And Grow An AgriTech Company In Nigeria

AgriTech is a portmanteau of “agriculture” and “technology”. To clearly define it, agricultural technology or agrotechnology is the use of technology in agriculture, horticulture, and aquaculture to improve yield, efficiency, and profitability. Agricultural technology can be products, services or applications derived from agriculture that improve various input/output processes. On the other hand, an AgriTech startup … Continue reading How To Build And Grow An AgriTech Company In Nigeria

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Agriculture Opportunities

Apply For The Youth In Agri-Food Export Development Program (YAEDP) 2022

25th February 2022

If you run an agri-business and you’re looking to export your products to new markets abroad, here’s an opportunity that could enable you to do so. Nourishing Africa, in collaboration with Riby and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organized a program aimed at equipping Nigerian youth interested in the export of agricultural produce. … Continue reading Apply For The Youth In Agri-Food Export Development Program (YAEDP) 2022

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Agriculture TECH

The Top 5 Technologies That Enable Smart Farming

  The advent of new technologies is likely to increase food production to 70% for an additional population of 2.3 billion people by 2025. To effectively feed the teeming population with quality, safe and nutritious food, there is a need to make our agriculture smart by employing the use of new technologies. Read more about … Continue reading The Top 5 Technologies That Enable Smart Farming

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Agriculture BUSINESS

Tips To Starting And Establishing An Agriculture Business In Nigeria

21st February 2022

  People in the olden days believed that it is only a lazy man that fails to make maximum use of the fertile land present in Nigeria and to some extent, that assertion might be right. With the recent economic plunge currently going on in the country, business emphasis has taken a shift from the … Continue reading Tips To Starting And Establishing An Agriculture Business In Nigeria

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Agriculture FinTech TECH

3 Solutions Nigerian FinTechs Can Provide The Agricultural Sector In Nigeria

4th January 2022

  FinTechs in Nigeria have not yet explored the opportunities of solving a series of problems plaguing the Nigerian agricultural sector. This problem is a global situation. Many FinTechs are yet to see the possibilities of delving into the agricultural sector fully. Read more about FinTech Many FinTechs are rather focused on businesses outside agribusiness. … Continue reading 3 Solutions Nigerian FinTechs Can Provide The Agricultural Sector In Nigeria

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Agriculture BUSINESS

Brands We Love: SaroAfrica

6th October 2021

  SaroAfrica is a diversified conglomerate involved in the agribusiness and consumer goods industries. For more than three decades, it has served various markets with products and services it manufactures locally and continues to grow its capacity to do so. Read more about Brands we love The business concerns of SaroAfrica encompass the provision of … Continue reading Brands We Love: SaroAfrica

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Agriculture BUSINESS Finance

Financial Institutions For Funding Agro-Allied Enterprise

3rd August 2021

  Agriculture aside from oil is the second-largest industry and a major source of foreign exchange for Nigeria. In the wake of the pandemic and an economic downturn, agriculture is part of the few sectors that thrive in difficulties. It is, for this reason, the interest in agro-based ventures is increasing in many individuals. Read … Continue reading Financial Institutions For Funding Agro-Allied Enterprise

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Agriculture Website Review

Websites We Love: Releaf 

27th July 2021

  In a time when petroleum is fast losing its appeal, Agriculture is the most viable alternative to move the economy forward. This is why several individuals and businesses are tapping into the opportunities that abound in the Agricultural sector. However, where there are opportunities problems arise. Read more about Websites we love Nigeria still … Continue reading Websites We Love: Releaf 

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Agriculture

United States Set To Fund Research On Garri Production

27th May 2021

  In a bid to support nutritional improvement in West Africa, the United States Mission in Nigeria on Thursday, May 27th, 2021, via a tweet announced that it is ready to fund ‘’breakthrough research’’ on garri production. Read more about Food Garri, which boasts as the most popular staple food in Nigeria, is the powdery … Continue reading United States Set To Fund Research On Garri Production

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Agriculture Did You Know? ECONOMY Top 10

Do You Know? Nigeria’s Top 10 Agricultural Commodities

21st May 2021

  Agriculture is still the single biggest contributor to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product. In the first quarter of 2021, it constituted almost 22% of the country’s economic output, valued in monetary terms. Read more about Did you know? Much of what’s produced in this sector ends up on the plates of Nigerians. Subsistence and commercial … Continue reading Do You Know? Nigeria’s Top 10 Agricultural Commodities

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Agriculture Press Release

Jadek Farms: Transforming The Approach To Agro Investments

25th April 2021

  Agriculture is the pillar of many a country’s economic system; it serves as the main source of income in many countries of the world and with the global shift away from fossil fuel, Nigeria is gradually moving its economy in the direction of agriculture. Besides providing food and raw materials, agriculture also offers employment … Continue reading Jadek Farms: Transforming The Approach To Agro Investments

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Agriculture BUSINESS ECONOMY

Analysis: Did The Food Blockade On Southern Nigeria Make Economic Sense?

11th March 2021

  Late in February, the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) imposed a blockade on the movement of food products to the south. The reason: a violent conflict between traders of northern origin and natives in Shasha, Ibadan, which had led to the destruction of property belonging to traders of northern … Continue reading Analysis: Did The Food Blockade On Southern Nigeria Make Economic Sense?

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Agriculture Tourism Travel

Adapalm Oil Plantation Tour

25th February 2021

  Have you ever heard of a plantation tour? This is an educational tour where the history and origin of a plantation are shared with the tourists. Tourists get to hear tales of the communities around the plantation, the economic value of the plantation and see exhibits from the plantation. Read more about Travels and … Continue reading Adapalm Oil Plantation Tour

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Agriculture BUSINESS Real Estate

7 States With the Cheapest Lands in Nigeria

1st February 2021

Where are the cheapest lands in Nigeria located? That’s a question you’ll ask if you want to invest in real estate at the lowest possible cost. It shouldn’t be the only thing you consider. The long term value of the property, its accessibility, and suitability for your purposes are also crucial factors you’ll want to … Continue reading 7 States With the Cheapest Lands in Nigeria

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Agriculture Did You Know?

Nigeria is the World’s Biggest Producer of Yams

26th January 2021

As one of Nigeria’s staple crops, yam features prominently in the local cuisine. Its tubers are sliced up and boiled, roasted, and fried—  or pounded –and served along with a vast array of sauces. It is even an important part of the culture in certain regions of the country. Read more about Agriculture There are … Continue reading Nigeria is the World’s Biggest Producer of Yams

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Agriculture BUSINESS Real Estate

5 Best Investment Options In Nigeria For 2021

  What are the best investment options in Nigeria this year? You’re probably asking this question if you are looking for ways to grow your wealth in 2021. You know the candidates often tossed up by investment advisors. But you’re not sure if they are best for the peculiar times we’re in. Read more about … Continue reading 5 Best Investment Options In Nigeria For 2021

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Agriculture TECH

Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers In The Fight Against Locusts

6th January 2021

  Kuzi is a free early warning tool, delivered by SMS, that helps farmers across Africa to predict and control locust attacks. Kuzi uses satellite data, soil sensor data, ground meteorological observation, and machine learning to predict the breeding, occurrence, and migration routes of desert locusts. Farmers and pastoralists receive free SMS alerts 2-3 months … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers In The Fight Against Locusts

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Agriculture BUSINESS

Nourishing Africa Entrepreneur Support Program

22nd December 2020

Nourishing Africa has partnered with the Mastercard Foundation and U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) to launch the Entrepreneurs Support Program. Read more about Agriculture This program is designed to support MSMEs across Nigerian agriculture and food landscapes to rebuild and strengthen their businesses. This program targets micro and small-scale enterprises run by young people critical … Continue reading Nourishing Africa Entrepreneur Support Program

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Agriculture BUSINESS

Did You Know? Nigeria is the Second Largest Producer Of Okra in the World

Okra (okro) is a big part of traditional cuisine in many parts of Nigeria. The vegetable features in dishes consumed by people in locations as far apart as Lagos and Kano. Many recognize its value in the slimy characteristic it brings to traditional soups. The widespread consumption of okra in Nigeria is helped by farmers … Continue reading Did You Know? Nigeria is the Second Largest Producer Of Okra in the World

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Agriculture BUSINESS Finance

Stanbic IBTC AgriBusiness Solutions

22nd October 2020

  Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC supports Agribusiness because this is equivalent to food sustainability. We support both the farmers and the business side of agriculture. Read more about Food It cannot be over-emphasized that investing in the agricultural sector is very key to nation-building. Therefore, we must keep providing entrepreneurial and financial capacities as well … Continue reading Stanbic IBTC AgriBusiness Solutions

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Agriculture BUSINESS Did You Know? Economy

Did You Know? Nigeria is Africa’s Second Largest Producer of Onions

2nd September 2020

Onions feature in a wide variety of meals consumed in Nigeria. They are present in stews and soups, grilled meat preparations, and even in snacks. Without them, much of our culinary delights would lack their characteristic taste. Read more about Business Nigeria produces a lot of this vegetable. Each year, about 1.4 million tonnes of … Continue reading Did You Know? Nigeria is Africa’s Second Largest Producer of Onions

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