It’s Friday and that means it’s “Agric Tweets Of The Week” Day!
This is the weekly series where we serve you Agric related news, events, special comments, innovations, and announcements we found on the street of twitter.
In no particular order, Join us as we take you on a ride;
More Partnerships and collaborations for the Agric sector can never be too much… Weldone Sir!
Yesterday in Abuja, I had a meeting with the Deputy Director, Agricultural Development @gatesfoundation, Tom Kehoe. We discussed our State Partnership for Agriculture programme & the impact so far; and new focus on livestock, M&E, policy alignment etc. for greater effectiveness. pic.twitter.com/fizcJ1Z2zi
— Audu Ogbeh (@AuduOgbeh) July 20, 2018
…what the Minister Of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh was up to this week. We think something big is coming…..
The Nigeria Agribusiness Group @ng_agribusiness had earlier executed an MOU with their Dutch Counterparts to exchange know-how & technology required to build greenhouses for high quality vegetables. 100 Greenhouses are to be built in the 1st part of the MOU beginning this year. pic.twitter.com/JBSWl8AMI0
— Fed Min of Agric/RD (@FmardNg) July 16, 2018
One more reason to believe the agricultural sector is one of the pillars of every successful economy.
"#UNWomen is supporting the National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan by focusing on one of its key pillars: i.e. the agriculture sector".
— UN Women Nigeria (@unwomenNG) July 17, 2018
Like we stated earlier, “Partnerships and collaborations for the Agric sector can never be too much…”
I was pleased to receive a delegation from the African-Asian Rural Development Org. led by their Sec. Gen., Eng. Wassfi Hassan @FmardNg to discuss their collaboration in the area of human Capacity Building&Technology development of our rural farmers for improvement in Agric yield pic.twitter.com/45z9arhwiU
— Heineken Lokpobiri (@DrLokpobiri) July 17, 2018
“Great opportunities in Agriculture and the Textile business are coming out of the Netherlands /Nigeria”- Simon Bako Lalong
Great opportunities in Agriculture and the Textile business are coming out of the Netherlands /Nigeria co-operation which Plateau in particular will key into and benefit from; my team and I are making conscious and deliberate steps to actualize this. pic.twitter.com/puZRm69Vie
— Simon Bako Lalong (@SimonLalong) July 18, 2018
Banana farmers in Rwanda are not having a fun time this season. Here’s why;
Rwandan farmers are facing challenges with Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (#BXW): @IITA_CGIAR @RwandaAgriBoard @BioversityInt @iamoLeibniz are developing #ICT4BXW tools to combat BXW under a @giz_gmbh project pic.twitter.com/ohY39uMCnN
— IITA Rwanda (@IITARWANDA) July 18, 2018
This is one hell of a funny tweet but true….. hahahahahaha.
If anyone tell you 500k is too small to invest in Nigeria tell them YOUR FATHER…. with 500k I will invest in Agriculture and give you back 1million naira in 6month
and many other crops that are lucrative grows in 3/4month
— Egbon Olamide (@IamHollar) July 19, 2018
Here are some amazing tweets to remind us how important farmers are to our lives.
No farmers = No food
Without farmers we wouldn't have the food on our plates. pic.twitter.com/gtrkeAA7MR
— FAO (@FAO) July 19, 2018
Behind our plate of food are 500 million family farmers working hard to grow the thing we need the most.
— FAO (@FAO) July 18, 2018
…and do you know we were awarded the Digital Business Of The Year 2018 In Africa? Here’s what our CEO had to say;
Another proud moment for the entire team @farmcrowdy as we just won our first continental award. Last week in Ethiopia, Farmcrowdy was awarded the Digital Business of the Year 2018 in Africa beating 25 other startups to the prize. Credit goes to the entire team of Farmcrowdites. https://t.co/ZkP3WYYGuH
— Onyeka Akumah (@onyekaakumah) July 16, 2018
Thanks for reading.
Did you miss out on the Agric Tweets for last week, It’s right here.
Have a great farming weekend and remember to stay safe always!