Tag: Knowledge

Niger state, AATF articulate strategies to bridge Nigeria’s cowpea annual deficit as Niger allocates 20,000 hectares to cowpea seed production

(Nigeria-Abuja: April 15, 2024) The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has initiated a strategic partnership with the Niger State Government in North Central Nigeria, aimed at addressing the significant shortfall of over 500,000 metric tons of cowpea, a vital staple in the nation’s agricultural sector. This collaboration emerged as a key outcome of a recent […]

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AATF Launches Cassava Mechanisation and Processing Project in Nigeria

(Fasola, Oyo-Nigeria: April 26, 2024) AATF and partners have launched a new project targeting the mechanization of cassava production and processing that would assist Nigeria add value to the crop which the country is acknowledged as the world’s largest producer. The project inaugurated by the Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde has the objectives […]

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Taking Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety Awareness to the Grassroots where it matters: A case of OFAB Ethiopia

By Dr Tadessa Daba Before the inception of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) chapter in Ethiopia, there was no platform to share information, knowledge and discuss the issues of biosafety regulation.  Luckily, African Agriculture Technology Foundation (AATF) accepted Ethiopia to join OFAB in 2014. Then various networking among biotech-affiliated professionals and discussion forums […]

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