Agricultural technologies and food sufficiency go hand-in-hand as obtainable in the developed economies. Desiring to depart from food insecurity without new technological innovations, their up-scale, widespread adoption and maximisation is a wishful thinking.
Why US may not lift ban on processed fish, others soon
Those waiting to see the United States lift ban on Nigerian processed fish may have to wait a little longer. This is based on feelers...
What Nigeria needs to worry about, says Obasanjo
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that Nigerians should be worried of the nation’s changing demography, economic...
Requirements of marketing high quality palm oil in cities
Its production is not elastic; that is, not immediately responding to surges in demand. It takes three to four years to start harvests from highly improved varieties.
‘How Nigeria can make cocoa, cashew to replace dependece on oil revenue’
Nigeria’s current annual cocoa production is put at 367,000 tonnes annually. Comparatively, Cote d’Ivoire produces 1.48 million tonnes.
AGRA invests $30m to boost quality seeds
To increase productivity of Nigerian farmers, the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has invested about $30 million in good quality seeds in Nigeria.
Presco bags 2018 agric company award
A key player in the agricultural sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Presco Plc, has emerged winner of the Agriculture Company of the year 2018.
Dangote increases investments in agriculture
Against the background of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said the current efforts of the Federal Government at diversifying the economy to an agriculture-centred one remains the viable solution to creating a healthy economy. Dangote, who was spoke weekend in his office, during a meeting with some Asian businessmen, in…
FG to begin cattle ranching soon, says Agric Minister
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said the Federal Government will soon begin cattle ranching in the country to stop cattle and herdsmen from roaming.
Buhari’s agric policy fails as unemployment, agribusiness failures rise
The Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP) of the federal government, with the objectives of attaining food security, import substitution...