Hop harvest provides jobs, stimulates George economy

For the residents of George in the Western Cape, agriculture is an economic lifeline. This is especially true during the six-week hop harvest season which is said to create over 1 500 jobs and injects a revenue of R90 million into the area. George is the only area in...

Agric Sector Employs 70% of Nigeria’s Labour Force – NEPC

The Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr Ezra Yakusak, has said the Nigerian agriculture sector is the highest employer of labour in the country, noting that the industry currently employs about 70 per cent of the country’s labour...