ECOWAS advances 10-year investment plan on emerging agric issues
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has developed a 10-year Regional Agricultural Investment Plan (RAIP), to address emerging issues, such as climate change, nutrition and gender aspects of agriculture....
Food security: Why yam scarcity, price increase may persist
Yam is one of the popular staple foods widely consumed by Nigerians. It is a preferred source of carbohydrate and income for millions of people in the country.
HarvestPlus plans 500,000mt demand for biofortified crops, foods In 2017
HarvestPlus is targeting 500,000 metric tonnes demand for biofortified crops and foods in Nigeria this year; to tackle micronutrient deficiency, which is rising by the day.
SEEFOR to train 250 Delta youths in hybrid tomato farming
The State Employment and Expenditure For Results Project (SEEFOR), an intervention project of the World Bank and the European Union (EU), says it will train 250 Delta youths in hybrid tomato farming.
Adamawa: Government fails in rice farming
The many policies announced by the present administration in Adamawa State in 2016 to boost rice production have remained cosmetic, as there is no sign on ground for dry season...
Osun empowers over 17,000 farmers
Osun State government said over 17,000 farmers have benefitted from its Quick Impact Intervention Programme (QUIIP) loans scheme, as part of a comprehensive programme to boost agriculture.
Dizengoff partners CASE IH to assist Nigerian farmers
In its bid to improve farming substantially, as well as, revolutionise the Nigerian agricultural sector through mechanisation, Dizengoff Nigeria, is partnering CASE IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment manufacturer.....
ACAI sets-up 563 trials in Nigeria, Tanzania to solve cassava agronomy puzzle
Five hundred and sixty-three trials were established by the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) in 2016 across Nigeria and Tanzania, to help unlock the agronomy of cassava.