Nigerian farmers and processors as well as researchers have, once again, presented arguments and proofs for continuation of the integrated agro-economic policies of closing the land borders, anchor borrowers’ scheme...
Sustainability of agribusinesses is challenging, says Lagos commissioner
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, spoke with FEMI IBIROGBA, Head, Agro-Economy, on the state of the integrated rice mill of the state
Don calls for excellence in agric research, manpower development
A retiring professor of Agricultural Economics, Christian Ejike Onyenweaku, has called on Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) Abia State, other universities and colleges of agriculture...
We taught Ivory Coast how to breed, cultivate cocoa, says FRIN ex-boss
Prior independence, cocoa was the highest foreign exchange earner for the entire Nigeria to the extent that the Old Western Region, then from Lagos to Asaba, was lending money to the Federal Government.
Stakeholders canvas capacity building for agric decision makers
Stakeholders in the agric sector have raised concerns regarding the need for major decision-makers in the sector to acquire efficient leadership tools, develop their businesses
Smartfarm Nigeria partners Psaltry to train cassava farmers
Over 1,000 smallholder cassava farmers will be trained on good agronomy practices to enhance their livelihood. The gesture, courtesy of SmartFarm Nigeria–an agritech company
We’re at rock bottom in global oil palm production – Adewole
Mr. Taiwo Adewole, Managing Director Okitipupa Oil Palm Company (OOPC) Plc. is worried that the promise by successive governments to return agriculture as a major revenue earner is yet to materialise
FG seeks stronger partnership with the US government on food production
The Federal Government has solicited a stronger partnership and collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture and the United States of America (USA) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Association’s leader urges members to repay Anchor Borrowers’ loans
Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State chapter, has urged members to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers