Friday, September 21, 2018

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    US envoy urges young African entrepreneurs to learn from Silicon Valley

US envoy urges young African entrepreneurs to learn from Silicon Valley

Stuart Symington, US ambassador to Nigeria, has advised young entrepreneurs in Africa to patronise each other.He made the call in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, on Tuesday, during a programme organised by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).The youth, from Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Congo, graduated from diverse fields of agricultural discipline.“You should buy products from each other,” Symington said.“You [...]

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    If not for cassava, hunger would have ‘killed many people’

If not for cassava, hunger would have ‘killed many people’

Cassava farmers who participated in the weed management project organised by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, have said that cassava farming saved them from hunger and death.According to Godwin Atser, IITA communication specialist, the farmers made the comment in Ibadan on Wednesday.Aster said Julius Kpenkpen, a farmer whose farm is located in Benue state, said he and [...]

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