It’s Friday which means it’s time for Agric Tweets of The Week.
If you would like to catch up with our previous Agric tweets of the week, click here.
We’ll start with a throw back to last week’s #internationalwomensday where we celebrated women around the world:
Our National Gender Action Plan in Agriculture focuses on maximizing women's transformative contributions, improving gender balance and reducing constraints to access & opportunities.
— Fed Min of Agric/RD (@FmardNg) March 8, 2019
Still in the spirit of celebration, we celebrate our farmers around the world:
Family farmers feed the 🌎!
🍏Family farmers produce 80% of the 🌎's food
🚜Over 90% of all farms worldwide are run by families
— FAO (@FAO) March 13, 2019
We also celebrate Nigeria as we went up the list of highest rice exporters:
Journey towards Rice Revolution
From being the world’s 2nd largest rice importer years back, the narratives have changed as Nigeria continues to take steps to ramp up domestic production.@THISDAYLIVE's Obinna Chima writes on this significant progress..https://t.co/ntgra451k3
— Fed Min of Agric/RD (@FmardNg) March 14, 2019
Here’s something else we’re celebrating, a blast from the past:
Wheat production, in 2017 (Tonnes/hectare):
— World Index (@theworldindex) March 15, 2019
It’s been a good week in the agricultural world but amidst the celebrations, let’s not forget:
Don't waste food 🍽️
Save energy 💡
We all need to act now! pic.twitter.com/2UHso4mhMQ
— FAO (@FAO) March 15, 2019
We should also encourage the youth to take part in agriculture:
Young people are taking the lead, as part of an @FAO-led project in the Philippines, to transform their schools into small-scale gardens to provide food to their communities.
— FAO (@FAO) March 14, 2019
And that brings us to the end of agric tweets of the week.
Catch us again next Friday when we’ll bring you the best of the agric world.
We’ll leave you with something fun you can do this weekend:
Here are a number of things you can do with the Farmcrowdy App:
1. Sponsor farms.
2. Follow Farms you want to sponsor.
3. View sponsored farms and returns.
4. Get Farm Updates.
5. Invite Family and Friends.#FarmInYourPocket #Farmcrowdy #Farm #EmpoweringFarmersTogether #Agritech pic.twitter.com/5aDm0qFLxv
— Farmcrowdy (@farmcrowdy) March 12, 2019