Category: ECONOMY & INDUSTRY

Competition between ranchers and farmers in Africa can end with intensive livestock farming

Livestock production systems are broadly categorised into ‘grassland-based’ pastoralism and ranching ‘mixed-farming’, either rainfed or irrigated, and ‘landless’, mainly pig and poultry production systems. These are listed in order of increasing intensity. The ‘landless’ production systems are largely responsible for the rapid growth in average meat supply per person in the developing countries, poultry production […]

NIGERIAN APPETITE

Between 2012 and 2050, the aggregate consumption of all livestock products will more than triple, projected increase varies from 216 percent for mutton and goat meat to 266 percent for poultry meat. This means that on an annual basis, demand will grow between 3.3 and 3.8 percent, which translate in major increases in volume terms. […]

Good breeding techniques

The by-products of the food industry: bread, pasta, biscuits and the like, must be banned from the diet of farm animals as well as the residues of agro-industrial processing such as the waste from the processing of cereals, products which, while being economically advantageous, are however products that may have not constant physical, chemical and qualitative […]

Tokumbo against new vehicles

Nigeria recorded a total sum of N1.28 trillion as of the value of ‘used vehicles,’ popularly known as Tokunbo, and motorcycles imported in one year (Q3 2019 – Q2 2020), showing an increase of 42 per cent, compared to N899 billion recorded in the corresponding period (Q3 2018 – Q2 2019). Despite the revised import duty […]

New contract for TREVI foundation

Palton Morgan signs a piling contract with Trevi Foundation for Paramount Twin Towers     TREVI Foundations Nigeria Ltd., a Trevi Group company dedicated to the construction of special foundations established in Nigeria in 1977 on the basis of the first work experience of Trevi in Nigeria dated 1967. All the major Oil Companies operating […]

IVECO TRAKKER

  IVECO Trakker Offroad Heavy Duty Axes and Chassis View / IVECO Trakker:   IVECO – ASTRA http://www.italmotor.tech   ROMANO PISCIOTTI Motor Parts Industry: IVECO – ASTRA 231 Moshood Abiola Way, Ijora (Old Apapa road) Lagos – Nigeria

WATER: The most basic human needs

Water in this context needs no definition. It is crucial for human existence. An adequate supply of “clean” water is one of the most basic human needs – and one that is not met for more than half of the world’s population. According to various estimates, one-half to two-thirds of the world’s population does not […]

Skill development in Nigeria

Entrepreneurship can be currently regarded as part of a strategy to boost the economy. It can be undertake as a challenging task, either internally within organizations,either externally, by the creation of new businesses that are sustainable in a market and in a complex economic environment. Examples are studies on the importance of entrepreneurship in transition economies. It is considered that […]

African brands

Africa is one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. A recent report revealed that non-African brands account for a whopping 84% of the top 100 most admired brands in Africa.   HARMONIZING THE INTERESTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM COMPANIES WITH THE INTERESTS OF THE LARGER COMPANIES ALLOWS THE GROWTH OF LOCAL BRANDS IN LINE WITH […]

COVID 19 in Sub Sahara

In the years before the pandemic sub-Saharan Africans were some of the world’s most optimistic people.   When covid-19 first struck, a lot of pundits thought Africans might be spared the worst, because so many are young or work on the land. Yet it now looks as if the virus will leave more lasting scars […]

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