Women in Agriculture: ‘Nigerian govt should discard idea of fertilizer supply being farmers’ biggest problem’

Women in Agriculture: ‘Nigerian govt should discard idea of fertilizer supply being farmers’ biggest problem’

Aderonke Eko-Aderinoye is the founder of Agrihub Nigeria. She is a trained agribusiness coach and cultivates orange-fleshed sweet potatoes but currently is into food processing. Ms Eko-Aderinoye owns her business in Ogun State. In this episode of our Women in Agriculture, she shares her experience. PT: Help us understand your journey in agriculture. Ms Eko:…

This chain reaction could explain rare blood clots linked to some COVID-19 vaccines

This chain reaction could explain rare blood clots linked to some COVID-19 vaccines

Home News B cell surrounded by antibodies (Image credit: Getty/CHRISTOPH BURGSTEDT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY) A research group in Germany has presented a possible explanation for why the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines sometimes trigger rare blood-clotting events. But not all experts are convinced the explanation is correct.The group, led by Dr. Andreas Greinacher, head…

Ontology Cross-Chain DeFi Lending is Now Available on OKExChain

Ontology Cross-Chain DeFi Lending is Now Available on OKExChain

Credit-based cross-chain DeFi lending platform Wing is now live on the OKExChain (OEC). Wing was developed by Ontology and is a public blockchain specializing in decentralized data and identity.  OKEx, a Chinese exchange, launched in December 2020. It features a decentralized governance system that gives clients the ability to impact the ecosystem’s future direction. OKEx also allows…

ConsenSys expands managed blockchain service capabilities on Microsoft Azure

ConsenSys expands managed blockchain service capabilities on Microsoft Azure

ConsenSys, a leading Ethereum software company, today announced its strengthening the capabilities of their blockchain solutions by collaborating with Microsoft. ConsenSys is working with Microsoft to offer an Ethereum-based managed blockchain service to their Azure customers. Both companies are working together to offer a service based on ConsenSys Quorum, an open-source protocol layer for developing…

Argo, DMG Blockchain Join Group Promoting Bitcoin Mining Decarbonization

Argo, DMG Blockchain Join Group Promoting Bitcoin Mining Decarbonization

Bitcoin mining firms DMG Blockchain Solutions and Argo Blockchain have joined an accord promoting industry decarbonization.Bitcoin mining companies Argo Blockchain and DMG Blockchain Solutions have partnered with the Crypto Climate Accord (CCA) to promote industry decarbonization.Per a press release, in conjunction with CAA, both firms are developing a new working group to articulate the accord’s…

Putting the Fast in Fast Casual, Teriyaki Madness Named Fastest Growing Big Restaurant Chain in America

Putting the Fast in Fast Casual, Teriyaki Madness Named Fastest Growing Big Restaurant Chain in America

Defying a worldwide pandemic, the Denver-based fast-casual tops Restaurant Business’ list of 10 fastest-growing restaurant chains in the U.S. Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Based on data from Technomic, Restaurant Business has named Denver-based, emerging fast-casual restaurant franchise Teriyaki Madness as the fastest-growing big restaurant chain in the United States, beating out brands like Popeyes Louisiana Chicken,…

LIVE: Long-term care minister to make announcement on improving Ontario’s nursing supply

LIVE: Long-term care minister to make announcement on improving Ontario’s nursing supply

LTC Minister Merrilee Fullerton announces $35M to boost college, university enrolment for RPNs and registered nurses by 2,000 spaces The Ontario government is investing $35 million to increase enrolment in nursing education programs in publicly funded colleges and universities, Long-Term Care Minister Merrilee Fullerton announced this morning. The new spaces will be available for fall…