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May 18 2022

Epidemiology and socio-economic impact of PPR in Nigerian smallholder livestock communities

Theme: Epidemiology and Socio-Economic context of PPR in Nigerian smallholder livestock communities Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a disease of huge economic importance to the livelihoods of smallholder livestock farmers in Nigeria. PPR affects small ruminants’ populations, mainly sheep and goats. The annual global loss due to PPR is estimated to be between $1.4 […]

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April 26 2022

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES THAT ENHANCES BIODIVERSITY

Diversity makes life interesting. Imagine seeing the same old species of plants, animals, birds, fish and other living organisms all year round, world over. Boring right? Correct.

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April 26 2022

GARDENING IDEAS FOR URBAN HOUSES

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years. Knowing the advantages of gardening makes you want to go all out and enjoy the benefits. To start with, the maximum exposure to vitamin D and the enjoyable aerobic exercise gardening provides make it worthwhile. Being surrounded by nature, digging, planting and watering can improve your..

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April 26 2022

YOUTH INCLUSIVENESS IN AGRICULTURE: A Necessity for Food Security

Employment opportunities abound in the agricultural sector  since every aspect of the agricultural value chain is laden with high probabilities lying untapped. In Nigeria however, the sector is said to be unattractive to young people for reasons not…

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April 26 2022

AGRICULTURAL MARKET SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

griculture in Nigeria has been the economic backbone for a significant number of households, employing more than 60% of Nigeria’s total labor force.  

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April 25 2022

PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS (PPR): GENERATING EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT ERADICATION EFFORTS

The Frontiers in Veterinary Science published a January editorial on ‘Peste des petits ruminants (PPR): Generating evidence to support eradication efforts’. 

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September 24 2021

NEWCASTLE DISEASE CONTROL AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BIOSECURITY

Newcastle disease is a reality that poultry farmers live with every day. Local prescriptions of herbs and concoctions seem not to yield the expected result as birds die in their numbers.

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September 24 2021

IMPACT OF LIVESTOCK DISEASES ON FOOD SAFETY

Safer food saves lives. With every bite we eat, we are potentially exposed to illness from either microbiological or chemical contamination.

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September 24 2021

EMPOWERING THE WIDOWS, DISPLACED AND FINANCIALLY VULNERABLE WOMEN

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