Despite huge potentials in foreign markets for agro commodities, the industry is plagued by series of challenges, depriving sector players of inherent opportunities.
Impulse start-up to assist African smallholder farmers
African smallholder farmers are set to benefit from Impulse Start-up Accelerator program.
Inadequate funding, excessive electricity billing, others affecting food processors
Inadequate access to government intervention funds, excessive electricity billing and government’s preference for purchasing from contractors have been identified as major challenges facing indigenous food processing companies.
Externally financed projects will assist Lagos agric policies, says Oredipe
The support of externally financed projects has been described as the needed drive to ensure that the Lagos State agricultural policies come to fruition.
Don restates place of nutrition in livestock farming
Scientists have been charged to undertake researches geared towards improving livestock production technologies that would facilitate attainment of food security in the country.
‘Research strategic to growth in agricultural sector’
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has harped on the inevitability of agricultural research, innovations and applied technologies in the food security drive of the country.
How good policy will boost fish production in Nigeria
Professionals have reiterated that the programme for improved regional fishery governance in West Africa will help Nigeria to have easy access to international funds for investments in the aquaculture sub-sector which will enhance regulations.
Ways Nigerian Government, states can treat agriculture as business
The Green Alternative, a policy and strategy document of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture says, “The new policy regime, tagged the Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP), is founded...
Why Buhari’s agric promotion policy is not successful
Experts have said the Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) of the Federal Government has not achieved the intended results four years after its launch due to inadequate infrastructure.