FG holds peace meeting to calm tension between farmers and herdsmen in Benue
18 November 2017 | 5:30 am
FG holds peace meeting to calm tension between farmers and herdsmen in Benue.
2 Apr 2022
French presidential candidates continue their charm offensive on the agricultural electorate. They hope to win the vote of farmers, who now make up only 1.5 percent of the active population but whose vote remains key. One contender has decided to skip the event, though: current frontrunner Emmanuel Macron. Plus, FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot takes a deep dive into campaign finance laws in France.
13 Apr 2022
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6 May 2022
In Madagascar's south crops regularly fail due to drought and land erosion. For farmers like Kazy Zanapijo pigeon peas, a staple crop in India, are an answer.
14 May 2022
Zimbabwean farmers looking to cash in on a global boom in medical marijuana face a litany of costs and regulatory barriers, but growers like Munyaradzi Nyanungo are betting it will boost their fortunes after decades of economic decline.
4 Jun 2022
In this edition, we're looking at one of the key consequences of climate change: drought. From parched fields, to burning forests, to houses cracking as the ground beneath them dries up, droughts are becoming more frequent in France and around the world. As scientists look for solutions, many are calling for changes to our agricultural model and the way we consume, in the hope of conserving Earth's most precious resource: water.
9 Jun 2022
On the fertile clay plains of Sudan's Gezira Scheme, farmers would have normally started tilling the soil weeks ago and planting cash crops. Instead, swathes of the 3,400-square-mile agricultural project remain untouched.
15 Jun 2022
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9 Jul 2022
Farmers in the Netherlands reacted angrily to a proposal by lawmakers, including a plan to shut down some cattle farms to tackle harmful nitrogen emissions.
16 Jul 2022
While a ban on pesticides is being discussed in the Kenyan parliament, more and more farmers are already switching to organic farming. This is not only good news for the farmers themselves, but for their customers, too.
18 Jul 2022
The African Union has called on farmers in Africa to boost agricultural production amid a worsening drought in the Horn of Africa, rising food insecurity and supply chain disruptions.
7 Aug 2022
The Federal Government has disclosed that telecommunications subscribers would pay a five percent tax on calls, SMS, and data services. Meanwhile, stakeholders in the industry have expressed dissatisfaction over the government’s resolve to implement a five percent excise duty on all telecommunications services in Nigeria.
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On Thursday, Apple reported that revenue fell 5 percent to $117.15 billion during the three months that ended in December, the company's first quarterly sales decline since before the pandemic. Profits decreased 13 percent to $30 billion.
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In the winter transfer window, Bundesliga clubs were as conservative as usual — in contrast to their Premier League counterparts. German football can't compete financially, but it has plenty of other things to offer.
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Ismail Mashalm, the man who tore up his academic records on television to protest the ban on the education of women and girls, was detained for "provocative actions."