Despite a critical role women play in agriculture and their efforts to contribute to feeding about 200 million Nigerians with wholesome foods, they are faced with a number of difficulties that hinder productivity and sustainability.
‘Grain contamination can be stopped if extension services are revived’
We must give kudos to IITA and other organisations for the collaborative efforts with farmers to ensure that they embrace good agricultural practices and due processes.
Industrial utilisation of crops inevitable for progress in agric, says VC
True progress in agriculture can be actualised if more farm products are industrially processed and post-harvest losses are minimised, according to the Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike..
‘Industrial utilisation of crops inevitable for progress in agric’
True progress in agriculture can be actualised if more farm products are industrially processed and post-harvest losses are minimised.
Border closure: Onion going the way of rice
Regardless of whatever benefits the Federal Government claims the land borders closure is accruing to farmers, observations have shown that the policy has also exposed the country’s inadequacies in the area of food production.
Firm begins programme to boost palm oil production
After the successful launch of the National Initiatives for Sustainable and Climate-smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NISCOPS) in West Africa, Solidaridad is set to commence full implementation of the palm oil intervention programme.
158 farmers get chicks, feeds, others in Edo agripreneur initiative
The Edo State Government has given out 125,000 chicks, feeds and vaccines, among other support facilities, to 158 poultry farmers, in the pilot phase of the state’s poultry production scheme.
IITA to present digital tools in cassava, maize farming systems to policymakers
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in the framework of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) will on Monday present a series of digital innovation tools in cassava...
Abiodun calls for partnership in agriculture
Ogun State Government has reaffirmed its readiness to make everyone interested in farming.