Boli, roasted plantain, going out of reach
Reflecting on the extreme rise in price of plantain, she said, the final consumers will definitely feel the pinch, as only those who have the money can buy it.
Stakeholders canvass removal of fertilizer subsidy
Stakeholders have canvassed the need for government to review Nigeria’s Agricultural input sector policy, with a view of fashioning out an exit strategy for fertilizer subsidy.
FIIRO: Unveiling research results to create more jobs
To create jobs and take more people out of the unemployment market, Nigeria must tap into the opportunities of commercialising the products of technological and scientific research.
Taking drudgery off, bringing mechanisation to boost agriculture
Increasingly, food supply in Nigeria is under pressure, and prices are galloping. The old regime of agricultural production, where manual implements, largely holds sway has not helped matters.
NSPRI develops plant-based fumigants for crop storage
As Nigeria battles to get residue levels properly in grains and pulses to be fit for local consumption, especially export, the Nigeria Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) has developed organic based ...
Millers, farmers agree on wheat price
Millers Association of Nigeria and wheat farmers have fixed the Guaranteed Minimum Price for wheat produced in the country at N140,000 per ton.
Safer food, feed maize as aflasafe treated harvest thrives
Three years on, consumers in Nigeria are well on the way to eating better quality maize in which there is lower level of aflatoxin, a potential carcinogen from the fungus, Aspergillus flavus.
Ooni of Ife’s 100 acres cashew plantation excites NCAN
The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) says it is excited about Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife’s interest to invest in cashew plantation.