Lagos reaffirms commitment towards boosting agriculture
Ahead of the 2016 World Food Day, the Lagos State government has reiterated commitment towards ensuring sufficient food production by attracting more investors to the state.
Local fabricator constructs rice milling machine of 50mt capacity
The frantic search for localised rice milling machine to satisfy local demand, has prompted Engineer Iliyasu Nazifi, a Kano-based Process Engineer/Chemical Engineer, to manufacture a machine, with the capacity of processing 50 metric tonnes of rice per day.
Ogbeh makes case for pro-vitamin A staple crops
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has reiterated support for pro-vitamin A cassava, as a viable option for Nigeria’s quest for food security, saying it is important to prioritize nutrition in agriculture.
Agriculture institute urges staff to embrace FG’s change policy
The Acting Director of National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), Ilorin, Dr. Yomi Kasali has urged members and staff of the institute to allow the changed policy of the Federal Government to commence with them.
RCCG holds Agric seminar on sustainable economic growth
The seminar, held at Apapa, Lagos, with the theme: “Agriculture: The Next And Viable Alternative To Sustainable Economic Growth,” was supported by Excel Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited and Lagos State government...
Agriculture should be seen as business, not development programme - Okonkwo
This must form the basis for total reformation in the country’s agricultural system, which must be structured, financed and developed as a business, to fully unlock the potentials of making Nigeria the food basket of the world.
Ebegba: Genetically modified organisms are safe for consumption
Genetically Modified Organisms are products of modern biotechnology, which is a simple technique, whereby a favoured trait or characteristic of one organism ...
Northern Nigeria Flour sets for corn farming
The non-availability of wheat, sorghum and maize for flour milling has spurred, the Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc., to deal with the situation by engaging in corn production.