Author Archives: Dr. B. A. USMAN

About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.

Emergent and small-scale farmers face constraints that limit their profitability

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Small-scale soya farming can outperform large-scale agricultural investments Read the full article: IIED Agriculture is an important engine for economic growth in Africa, but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are…

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Offering information technologies tailored to developing world farmers

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: FAO The ubiquitous cellphone can connect farmers to a range of information and tools. More support to family farmers needed to meet world’s rising food demands, FAO tells G20 FAO Director-General calls for…

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How to FERTILIZE DRY AND BARREN SOIL IN AGRICULTURE

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Fruitful curly red chili trees on fine soil. Photo by: http://www.hallogarden.comhttp://www.hallogarden.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/FB_IMG_14866445679861.jpg 4 WAYS TO FERTILIZE DRY AND BARREN SOIL IN AGRICULTURE http://www.hallogarden.com/2017/02/4-ways-fertilize-dry-barren-soil-agriculture/ Soil is a media most frequently used by farmers to plant…

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Camel Manure~Some Feedback from the Different Quarters of the World

Originally posted on Camel, food security and climate change:
Here, I just copy and paste the response regarding the article Camels’ Manure~From Waste to a Worthwhile Farming Agent in the ensuing lines. These responses were received through my email. Response from Mongolia, …

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Cultivation of improved legumes and cereals

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: ICRISAT Farmers and project members inspecting green gram crop. Photo: Egerton University INCREASING FARM PRODUCTIVITY IN KENYA THROUGH CULTIVATION OF IMPROVED LEGUMES AND CEREALS In a span of one year, 300 farmers in…

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New approaches to irrigation will need to be developed to adapt agriculture

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
? Photo credit: UN NEWS CENTRE Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano Future of food security depends on irrigation methods that adapt to climate change – UN agency The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that…

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Nigeria: Apply for an Opportunity to learn from practical vegetable farmer!

Originally posted on Kalu Samuel's Blog:
Are you a young person who wants to learn directly from a practical vegetable farmer, on how to successfully farm each of the following: Watermelon Cucumber Green beanls Green pepper Cabbage SweetCorn Lettuce e.t.c…

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