At Media Day, IITA advocates innovation to attract youths into agric
Developing creative methods that would attract young people to agriculture has been described as the impetus needed to attract youth to agriculture and end rising unemployment in the continent.
Yoruba group canvases return to full scale agriculture
The Yoruba Leadership And Peace Initiative (TYLPI) has urged the six states in the Southwest to improve on their economies by exploiting their natural potential in agriculture, as part of strategies for full revival.
Dizengoff partners firm to boost agric mechanisation
In a bid to boost agricultural mechanisation, Dizengoff Nigeria has deployed new brand of tractors-CASE IH tractors, to meet mechanisation requirements of different farm sites in the country.
Nigeria to formally export yam to UK, US this week
By Thursday, June 29, 2017, Nigeria will formally export its first consignment of certified yams to the UK and US, as part of efforts aimed reclaiming the country’s share of agricultural export market.
Agric sector gets boost of $65.9m private financing
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, under whose watch this progress was recorded, has expressed the full commitment of his ministry “towards the development of the agricultural sector.”
Solidaridad harps on yield intensification technology to boost palm oil production
Against the backdrop of the fluctuating price of crude palm oil, there is urgent need to adopt Best Management Practice (BMP) at farm level to increase production yield and reduce prices.
Agric ministry, FECA kick-off Vitamin A cassava stems distribution in Ondo
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FARD), in collaboration with Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), has begun free distribution of high yielding...
Afreximbank seeks support to boost agriculture in Africa
Despite possessing over 60 per cent of the world’s usable arable land, Africa still faces deficits in production of major food crops from grains, meat, and tubers to fruits and vegetables.
FAO launches to increase access to agriculture information
The CAPI system would also enhance transparency and policy coordination in international food market, help prevent unexpected price hikes and strengthen global food security and provide detailed assessment of crops statistics like market prices, stocks and production forecast in the country.