There is a lot happening every day in the world of agriculture and we wouldn’t want you to miss a thing so that’s why we are introducing Agric Tweets Of The Week!
Agric Tweets Of The Week will be a condensed version of the top tweets in the agricultural space. This would include new innovations, big announcements, news updates and best inspiring or motivational tweets for farmers.
For this week, here are some of the best tweets- news, comments, pictures, and observations.
We are starting off with this tweet by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) because truly Farmers are #ZeroHunger heroes!!
Farmers are our #ZeroHunger heroes.
Every day, everywhere, they work hard to produce the food we eat. If you ate today, thank a farmer. pic.twitter.com/RNqC1CqNxJ
— FAO (@FAO) May 17, 2018
Now to news reports, we found on the street of twitter;
Positive words from President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Jigawa State;
We are doing more with less, in everything. From our progress in Agriculture, to the modernization of Nigeria’s rail networks, to our Social Investment, and other initiatives; we will make positive impact across every part of Nigeria, create jobs, and grow & diversify the economy
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) May 15, 2018
Great news for smallholder farmers in Abuja!
TODAY: The S.M.A.R.T Model Farm mechanization project was launched by Minister @AuduOgbeh in Abuja. The project is a joint partnership between the FG/FMARD; @JohnDeereAfrica & NAMEL Group, designed to make mechanized farming available and affordable for smallholder farmers. pic.twitter.com/kKd0Ujj9Q0
— Fed Min of Agric/RD (@FmardNg) May 10, 2018
Youth participation in Agriculture just got a whole lot better…!
Happening now in Yaoundé, Cameroon: Signing ceremony of the agreement between Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) and IITA for the development of youth entrepreneurship in Agribusiness. #EnableYouth #YouthInAgriBusiness pic.twitter.com/6tgNeTCoQZ
— IITA (@IITA_CGIAR) May 17, 2018
Yes to more women in Agriculture!!!!!
@ndidiNwuneli talks about gender engagement in agriculture @IITA_CGIAR. 20% of women are involved in yam production. There is a need to promote access to resources and markets for women to encourage their involvement in profitable ventures. #inclusiveagriculture @sahelconsulting pic.twitter.com/lGYOCPey7a
— Oiwoja Odihi (@OojaOdihi) May 15, 2018
Also on the streets of Twitter, we found the BBC interview with the Farmcrowdy Team on how they are solving Agricultural problems using technology;
Listen to the People Fixing the World podcast on the BBC World Service – "Turning Subsistence Farming into an Investment Opportunity" – An interview with the Farmcrowdy team, highlighting how they are solving Agriculture problems with technology in Nigeria https://t.co/3pAJVsdbmq pic.twitter.com/5CGcWCAsct
— Farmcrowdy (@farmcrowdy) May 15, 2018
Till next weekend when we bring you the Agric Tweets of the Week, Remember to say Thank You to a Farmer when next you see one!
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