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LET’S DISCUSS EVERYTHING ABOUT SETTING UP A PLANTAIN FARM. What is a Plantain? Plantains are a member of the banana family. They are a starchy, low in sugar variety that is cooked before serving as it is unsuitable raw. Unlike starting other...
Gum Arabic is a perennial tree found growing wild in large commercial quantity in the northern parts of Nigeria. However, when cultivated it takes about 5years to mature. At maturity, the tree when struck or pierced with sharp metal...
With dwindling oil revenue in Nigeria, instability of crude oil prices, scarcity of FX and import irregularities and instability, price instability etc, there is a massive shift by investors into the non-oil sector investments and exports. The Nigerian export business...
Collins Apuoyo is the Team Leader for Propcom Mai-Karfi, a Department for International Development, UK (DFID) funded programme that works in Northern Nigeria. He was previously Market Group Director for Propcom and prior to that, had led three big...
Poultry farming has become one of the most important aspects of agriculture in Nigeria, because of its profitability. With the recent global burst in population and a worldwide demand for food, people are now beginning to realize the potential of...
CASHEW VARIETIES There are three main varieties which are Brazilian cashew, Chinese cashew and Indian cashew. Brazilian cashew is mostly grown in Nigeria. LAND PREPARATION AND PLANTING Selection of planting material is most important in cashew cultivation. Cashew is highly cross pollinated...
Ginger is well known in many human communities around the world. Nigeria is the fourth largest exporter of ginger in the world, with China being the second largest producer and India the largest producer and exporter to more than...
The most commonly seen fisheries in Nigeria are raising catfish and tilapia which is as a result of its adaptability to Nigerian ecological factors compared to other species. Catfish tends to be the most commonly raised, it is easy...
Snail farming is the rearing of snails in captivity. The snails are confined in an enclosure and most of their requirements like feed; water and lime are supplied on a regular basis by the farmer. On maturity, the snails are...
 In this article, we will be looking at poultry farming, how to set up and operate a profitable poultry farm in Nigeria making over 10 million Naira or more yearly. Poultry farming has become one of the most important aspects of...

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