FarmCrowdy: Why Crowd-Sourcing for Agricultural Financing is the Way to Go

In a nation where institutions are too weak to provide important social and economic amenities for citizens, the concept of maximizing or utilising masses of individuals to solve a large problem can be a massive game changer. Many years of bad government policies in Nigeria have made agricultural financing a ‘rocket science’. Most farmers do… Read More FarmCrowdy: Why Crowd-Sourcing for Agricultural Financing is the Way to Go

Opportunities for Cattle Ranching Around Lagos and other Cities in Southern Nigeria

Southern Nigeria depends on Northern Nigeria for beef. The cattle industry in the North, mostly developed through the activities of indigenous nomadic and settled herders and cattle dealers as a result of a response to increased market opportunities nationwide, especially in Southern Nigeria. Traditionally cattle herding is not common in the south, due to environment factors that… Read More Opportunities for Cattle Ranching Around Lagos and other Cities in Southern Nigeria

Biochar Farming for Soil Amendment and Sustainable Energy in Africa

The increasing population of many African countries, the continuous depletion of the soil in African farmlands, food and energy shortage in the continent has necessitated the adoption of sustainable agricultural technologies that can solve these problems. Biochar technology can be used to increase food security and cropland diversity in areas with severely depleted soils, scarce… Read More Biochar Farming for Soil Amendment and Sustainable Energy in Africa

Research Article: The Agricultural Sector of Sub-Saharan African Digital Economy

Abstract Digital technology is changing the way things are done globally and revolutionizing Sub-Saharan Africa. Digital Inclusion in the region is fast improving, as the region has the world’s fastest growing mobile penetration; and statistics show it will grow faster than every other region over the next five years. Mobile money is observed to play… Read More Research Article: The Agricultural Sector of Sub-Saharan African Digital Economy

Exclusive: The Role of ICT in Agriculture by Lilian Uwintwali

The EYE Africa Conference Series is an online conference on Agriculture, organised by Emerging Young Entrepreneur Initiative (EYE Africa). The event held on the 30th of November on Whats App was the 2nd in the series; it was led by two distinguished individuals among the youngest and biggest entrepreneurs in Agritech in Africa; Lilian Uwintwali from Rwanda… Read More Exclusive: The Role of ICT in Agriculture by Lilian Uwintwali