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Eco Africa — The Environment Magazine
On this week's Eco Africa, we see out how Intensive farming has taken a toll on South African land, how food is grown with hydroponics in Nigeria and why farming doesn’t have to mean deforestation.
Building a better farm in Nigeria
Conventional mass farming methods often have a negative impact on the soil. An initiative in Nigeria is advocating for a better system that connects farmers to wholesalers, creates awareness and supports farmers.
In Ghana, farmers try to boost ailing cocoa production
12 Feb 2019
Cocoa farming is the first step in making the world's most popular sweet treat: chocolate. But in one top cocoa producing nation, yields have been plummeting for years. What can be done to boost production in Ghana?
WATCH: Thousands cut off by wintry weather in Austria, Germany
19 Jan 2019
Tens of thousands of critics of industrialized farming have converged on Berlin to renew calls for shifts to eco-sustainable harvests. Visiting Berlin for its annual Green Week expo are 70 agriculture ministers.
El-Rufai to sacked teachers: Go and start farming, business
16 Jan 2018
El-Rufai to sacked teachers: Go and start farming, business.
Cluster farming will reduce agricultural wastage in Benue by 50% - IFAD
15 Jul 2017
Cluster farming will reduce agricultural wastage in Benue by 50% - IFAD.
Ashige farming community decries incessant herdsmen incursion
27 Jun 2017
Ashige farming community decries incessant herdsmen incursion.
Kebbi government to mechanise rice farming process
21 May 2017
Kebbi government to mechanise rice farming process.
Cocoa farming pulls Nigerians out of poverty
17 Aug 2016
Cocoa farming is not the easiest way to make a living in Nigeria, but more and more small farms are popping up. The drop in the price of oil has led to greater investment in the business of cocoa, which once thrived in Nigeria.
Fayose urges Ekiti residents to embrace agriculture
21 Jul 2016