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FARMING GETS BETTER ON THE DEMONSTRATION FARM.

Some years back,  our now demonstration plot called Luca Frutig Agrofeorestry Demonstration Farm – in honour of our mentor Roland Frutig – was once a dumpsite which constituted nuisance to the environment. The whole environment was filled with the stench from the dirt and the unkempt grasses  made the environment Read more…

By Ruth Ekwere, ago
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MARIWO CHILDREN GOES TO SCHOOL.

When we got to Mariwo – a rural community in Ifedore Local Government Area, Ondo State, the challenges the community was facing starred us in the face. One of these challenges was the absence of a school in the community. The nearest school to the community takes a 45 minutes Read more…

By Ruth Ekwere, ago
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TREE NURSERY MANAGEMENT

A tree nursery is a place, on the farm or away from it, where tree seedlings are bred and grown to a desired, usable size. Seedlings grown in a nursery are more likely to survive than seeds sown directly. Location of tree nursery The following factors determine the location of Read more…

By Ruth Ekwere, ago
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OUR LEARNING ON AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS

One of the major reasons we went to Rwanda was to learn more about agroforestry. below are some lessons we learnt on agroforestry during our trip. Agroforestry  is the practice of incorporating trees along with food crops and animals. The objective of Agroforestry is to improve productivity and mitigate against Read more…

By Ruth Ekwere, ago
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CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT

Climate change is one of the factors affecting agricultural activities. Climate change refers to a broad array of changes in climatic and weather conditions. Climate change can be caused by both natural and human activities which might include: industrialisation, deforestation, destruction of ecosystems, agriculture and livestock, transportation, energy production, waste, Read more…

By Ruth Ekwere, ago