Seed yam otherwise called yam-planting material is the most essential input of yam tubers production. It is important in terms of its quantity and quality. The quantitative aspect rests on the fact that it has to be available, in enough quantity for the farmers’ use, while the qualitative aspect has to do with the production of healthy and viable ones that can yield heavy yam tubers.
Indians are not only good business managers, but also are imbued with entrepreneurial skills. What is the secret of this India’s business acumen? SIAKA MOMOH, BusinessDay’s Industry Editor, spoke exclusively with Mahesh Sachdev, High Commissioner of India in Nigeria, on the issue and reports. Excerpts
Yours sincerely is going on retirement, effective from first quarter of this year. Yes, first quarter, but hold it: He will still be very much around. His employer has graciously given him a consultancy status for one year. At the same time, he is free to run his own show. That is what you get when you have done well, when your services have been considered meritorious.
A new study by Microsoft has shown that huge finances losses can accrue to businesses or individuals that use pirated software in a bid to save money.
Experts are of the view that one of the biggest trends in family business is the growing number of women taking over their family businesses. In the past, succession was reserved for the first-born son, then it moved on to any male heir. Now, women account for approximately 11 to 12 percent of all family firm leaders, an increase of close to 40 percent since 1996.
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