Edo State government is tapping into the Agricultural sector, as one of the ways to create jobs and develop the state.The state is planning to replicate the Green Revolution phenomenon, to deploy high-yielding crop varieties.....
FMARD trains 75 women on cassava production
To boost the production of Cassava, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has commenced the training of 75 Women on Cassava Production and Processing, under its Youth and Women Agribusiness Investment Programme.
UF, IITA partner for agric research
University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences(UF/IFAS) is partnering the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), to carry out research in the agricultural sector and check pollution.
Media and Nigeria’s agricultural growth
From verifiable historical records of Nigeria’s chequered socio-political history, the mass media can justifiably and evidently pride itself, more than any profession, as occupying the frontline in nation building.
FG to clampdown on poultry product smugglers, vendors
In its drive to boost local production of poultry products, government said it would soon commence the onslaught on poultry product smugglers because of its negative effect on poultry industry and the hazard it poses to human health.
South African firm partners KADS Capital to revive moribund agro-businesses
Towards reviving moribund agricultural facilities lying fallow across the country, an agro-business firm, KADS Capital Group, is partnering a South Africa-based company...
CBN: We have disbursed N43.92b for Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has released N43.92b to over 200,000 farmers under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
NBMA canvasses regular training for biotech regulators to improve yields
Regulators of modern biotechnology need to be trained to ensure that Nigeria benefits maximally from the technology, for effective biosafety management in the country.
Government to arrest of substandard seed producers, importers
The Federal Government said it has set up a task force to arrest and prosecute producers and importers of substandard seeds.