Nigeria has the second-largest poultry population in Africa with about 165 to 180 million birds (Sahel, 2015; FAO, 2018). Poultry farming is fragmented across 3 systems in the country: free range or traditional, semi-intensive and commercial; with most birds farmed via the traditional and semi-intensive systems (FAO, 2018; Garba et al., 2013). Traditional poultry farming, […]

A representative of Dizengoff, one of Propcom Mai-karfi’s mechanisation vendor partners, is seen here presenting their offering at the Abuja event. “Farm power and mechanisation are essential inputs if agricultural productivity and production are to increase and manage to feed the world’s burgeoning population.” – FAO, 2016 In 2014, the World Bank reported that over 70 […]

Abuja, December 9, 2019 – Over 100 representatives of key stakeholder groups in the agricultural sector met in Abuja on November 19, 2019, to validate results from several stakeholder consultative meetings organised to identify constraints hampering agricultural mechanisation in Nigeria and proffer recommendations for improvement with the aim of supporting development of a national policy on […]

There’s a real need to improve number of tractors in Nigeria as the number of tractors existing cannot meet the needs of the Nigerian agricultural sector. Today, there are less than 5 thousand tractors in Nigeria whereas about 1.5 million tractors are needed. This presents a prime opportunity for interested individuals to invest in the […]

‘Child labour not only prevents children from acquiring the skills and education they need for a better future, it also perpetuates poverty and affects national economies through losses in competitiveness, productivity and potential income.’ – International Labour Organisation (ILO) Any work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and is harmful to their […]


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