The Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Oyo State, said no fewer than 4,000 farmers had benefited from the institute’s training programmes in the last one-year.
Farmers fault FG’s claim on wheat production
The AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently disclosed that wheat production has the capacity of injecting $13.4b into the Nigerian economy.
Group accuses Delta of neglecting Agric sector
At a meeting to review the state’s 2017 agricultural sector budgetary allocation, the group expressed fears that the price of staple foods could go higher, if government continues to neglect the sector.
Cellulant offers $100m micro loans to 600,000 farmers
Smallholder Farmers, cutting across 30 states of the country, stand to benefit from the $100m micro loans, as Cellulant, an award-winning mobile commerce company...
Minister tasks research institutes to commercialise findings
The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has urged agricultural research institutes to intensify their researches and commercialise their findings to realise the Federal Government’s economic blueprint.
BASICS targets sustainable seed system to transform cassava production
Part of the resolutions reached was the need for seed sector professionals to have in mind that business selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation could help African farmers significantly raise their productivity.
FECA tasks investors on value chain curriculum
Provost of the Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), Dr. Samson Odedina has urged investors to utilise the newly introduced value chain curriculum to bail the nation out of the present economic recession.
Osun to play big in Nigeria’s meat market
O-Beef, as the programme is called, would see the state dominate the supply of beef to larger markets in Oyo, Lagos and other parts of the southwest states. The ranch has the capacity of supplying 10,000 cattle, amongst other animals to the market.
We are adopting all-inclusive solution to tackle food waste, says Biteye
Food loss and waste is an all-inclusive problem, eliminating it requires an all-inclusive solution that looks across the global food system to identify where the biggest losses occur and provide incentives for solving the problems at the root.