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...

AgServer Spearheads Digital Technology in Smallholder Farming

Smallholder agriculture is probably the oldest and largest industry in the world with about 2 billion people depending on the sector for their livelihoods. In Africa, this agriculture accounts for about 70% of the workforce. By increasing productivity in...

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 and Women in Agriculture

As COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa, women in agriculture are struggling to cope not only with the restrictions to limit the spread of the disease but also with endemic inequalities, which undermine their capacity to respond and recover from the impact of this...