Fish, poultry and pig farmers, who have been battling endlessly to ensure odourless and flies free environment, due to their farms activities...
Poultry farmers lament multiple challenges
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has identified sourcing of raw materials, high foreign exchange rate, and cost of production, among others, as challenges presently confronting the sector.
At food summit, stakeholders chart path to agric revival
The ‘Feed Nigeria Summit (FNS) 2017’, first in its annual series, has been held in Lagos.
Why price of garri has continued to soar
Despite the reported downward slide in prices of food commodities across the country, Garri, a popular staple food, extracted from processed cassava tubers, is still beyond the reach of many.
NBMA signs MoU with NAQS, NASC on GMO regulation
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) and the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), as part of efforts aimed at regulating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and its products in the country.
VCDP begins inputs distribution to rice, cassava farmers in Anambra
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), has commenced distribution of farm inputs worth N728 million to 4,515 rice and cassava farmers for the 2017 wet-season farming in Anambra.
Expert tasks government on mechanised farming to attract youths
Government at all levels have been advised to mechanise agriculture to take away the drudgery associated with it, so as to attract young people to the farms and change the economic narrative.
At Media Day, IITA advocates innovation to attract youths into agric
Developing creative methods that would attract young people to agriculture has been described as the impetus needed to attract youth to agriculture and end rising unemployment in the continent.
Afreximbank opens new vista for Belarus-Africa pact on agric, others
Belarus has been identified as the young sovereign and developed country that could “walk the talk with Africa”, especially in the area of agriculture, where the continent has comparative advantage.
Dizengoff partners firm to boost agric mechanisation
In a bid to boost agricultural mechanisation, Dizengoff Nigeria has deployed new brand of tractors-CASE IH tractors, to meet mechanisation requirements of different farm sites in the country.