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Dr Jude Obi, Department of Soil Science and Land Resource Management, Uyo University, identified lack of awareness as one of the main challenges facing the processes and practices of the Uyo University. organic farming. Obi revealed this in his online presentation on ‘Organic Farming to the Rescue’, organized by ‘Journalists Go Organic Initiative’, a non-governmental …

Vermicompost is the product of earthworm digestion and aerobic decomposition using the activities of micro- and microorganisms at room temperature. Vermicomposting, or vermicomposting, produces a rich organic soil amendment containing a variety of plant nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. Through Wajeeh Ur Rehman1, Zubair Aslam1 *, Ali Ahmad1, Mohammed Sajjad1,, Mamoona Jamil4, Mehwish Nadeem3 introduction Vermicast …

(Business in Cameroon) – From September 9 to 10, 2021, in Yaoundé, a workshop was organized to pre-validate the bill governing organic farming in Cameroon. Chaired by the Minister of Agriculture Clémentine Ananga Messina, this workshop aimed to collect the proposals of certain actors to advance the preliminary project. Once finalized, the project led by …

Modern consumers have more choices than ever before. Whether they are buying appliances, books, clothing, or one of the myriad daily necessities, consumers have a plethora of products to choose from. An abundance of options is also available at the grocery store. This is especially true in the fresh produce aisle, where many stores have …

When we argue over genetically modified crops and pesticides in the developed world, the outcome of the debate does not determine whether or not we are hungry. Restricting and banning the technologies used by farmers can have very serious repercussions, but we have not yet experimented with many; most of us live within minutes of …

The Organic Center Partners with USDA’s Economic Research Service; California State University, Fresno; and Purdue University on a free virtual lecture series and hackathon examining technology to solve complex problems in organic farming. Because organic farmers are prohibited from using common conventional materials such as most pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, the tools available to address …

It costs tens of millions of dollars and takes many years to develop a genetically modified (GMO) plant variety. In areas where we need to solve hunger and poverty, that money would be spent much more productively on training, research and development in organic agriculture. Organic farming methods are often accused of being unsustainable and …

Mr. Ernest Aubee, Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, said half the world’s population was undernourished, with 3.4 billion people suffering from hunger, malnutrition and obesity. Aubee, who said so during a conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, identified agroecology presented as one of the means to ensure food …

The future of organic farming in Iran looks rather bright. To date, there are 43,000 ha of certified organic farmland. A high growth rate recorded in recent years suggests a rapid and considerable development of this sector. Due to the different climatic conditions across the country, Iran can produce a variety of crops and become …

(Second of two parts) From 2022, following the Supreme Court ruling in the Mandanas case, LGU’s share in national tax revenue will increase by 27%. LGUs are now expected to spend at least 10 percent of their increase in Internal Income Allocation (IRA) on agriculture and fisheries programs, with at least a quarter of the …