Shrimps: Nigeria loses $2.3b to poachers
At Agra Innovate Expo, LCCI Boss Harps On Value Chain Potentials Nigeria is losing a whopping sum of $2.3b annually to activities of poachers on its high seas, due to the country’s inability to monitor its waters. Executive Director, Nigerian Institute of Oceanography, Gbola Akande who disclosed this at Agra Innovate West Africa Expo, held…
NAFDAC, NBMA sign MoU on GMOs’ regulation
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control
AfDB, IsDB to boost agriculture, fight drought
African Development Bank (AfDB) in a joint initiative with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) said it is set to boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda.
Climate change: FG launches insurance roadmap for farmers
In view of the increasing impact of climate change on food production in the country, the Federal Government has launched an insurance roadmap document for Nigerian farmers.
Ogun to prioritise agric in 2018 budget
In its bid to diversify the economy, Ogun State, the state government has promised to pay more attention to the Agriculture sector in 2018.
Edo to revolutionise agriculture, supply states fertilizers
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.....
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.
HarvestPlus sets for 2017 nutritious food fair
Still basking in the euphoria of success recorded in the previous editions, all is now set for the 2017 Nutritious Food Fair (NFF), scheduled for November 28 to 30, at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, Enugu State.