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CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL FROM COCONUT WASTE

In tropical countries, coconuts are used for their pulp and milk. Traditionally, products such as coconut mats and brushes are made from the husk, the hard, hairy shell. Because the husk contains a lot of lignin which acts as a natural adhesive, the department of Biobased Products at Wageningen UR discovered that sustainable production of […]

WHY KADUNA FARMERS ARE EMBRACING GINGER

For over 40 years, Alhaji Sulaiman Ahmad has been into ginger farming in Kagarko LGA, in the southern part of Kaduna State. “I started farming ginger on a small scale in 1980, which is about 42 years ago. The demand is increasing every year and many people are now joining the business,” he said. Like […]

‘Our mission is to make agriculture attractive’

Kabir Ibrahim is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Agriculture. In this interview with Olugbenga Adanikin, he shares the vision of the bank and ongoing plans to recapitalize it and the newly created credit facilities designed to support rural farmers and youths interested in agribusiness. Excerpts: TO what extent have you […]