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Demonstration farms can help revolutionise African Agriculture

By Esther Ndumi Ngumbi, Auburn University | 06-27-2017

Farms that are used to teach agricultural techniques and technologies – known as demonstration farms – are a smart investment that can help accelerate the adoption of game-changing innovations. Farmers can learn new ways of doing things without having to do it on their farms. Demonstration farms are used to teach various agricultural techniques and … Continue reading “Demonstration farms can help revolutionise African Agriculture”


More African girls going to school, but poorest miss out

By Kieran Guilbert | 06-11-2017

More girls are completing secondary school across sub-Saharan Africa as attitudes change and state spending rises, but some of the most marginalised girls – like those married young or forced to work – are still missing out, education experts say. The percentage of girls completing secondary school has risen in all regions of Africa since … Continue reading “More African girls going to school, but poorest miss out”


Nigerian government to set up vaccines joint venture with May & Baker

By Felix Onuah | 05-31-2017

Nigeria’s cabinet approved on Wednesday a plan to set up a joint venture with pharmaceutical firm May & Baker Nigeria Plc to produce vaccines, the health minister said. The company will have an initial capital of 100 million Naira ($328,515). Shares in May & Baker rose nearly 5 percent on the Nigerian bourse after the … Continue reading “Nigerian government to set up vaccines joint venture with May & Baker”



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