FIIRO, NIRSAL, PTDF push for agric value chain programme
Three federal institutions are currently working on a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing growth in the agricultural value chain in the country.
‘Poor research financing hampering growth prospects’
The need for the country to brace up in the area of funding research activities adequately was re-echoed over the weekend, as experts insist that unless the trend is urgently addressed, the nation will continue to....
Experts seek increase in funding for Nigeria’s small, medium scale sector
In his remarks, the Chairman of NSCHE, Lagos/Ogun Chapter, Dr. Kamilu Oyedeko said the prevailing economic situation in the country calls for innovation and investment in the SMEs sector to earn a good life.
Nigeria advances in natural medicine
Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices.
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
FIIRO partners German firms GIZ, BOSCH on cassava processing
The agreement will enable FIIRO to the upscale the development of innovative cassava processing technologies to improve income for Nigerian micro, small and medium sized cassava processors and to create additional employment.
FIIRO partners firms on technology
To promote technological research and development, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has partnered two companies in Lagos, FIDSON Healthcare Limited and Unilever Nigeria Plc.
FIIRO partners FUTO, others on techno-transfer
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos, has indicated interest to partner with the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), in the area of technological transfer
Minister tasks companies on local sourcing of agric raw materials
Towards the upliftment of farmers’ livelihood, companies using agricultural produce as raw materials have been urged to source for their raw materials locally, to boost the country’s economy.