The Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Prof. Veronica Obatolu, has called on the Federal Government to recognise agriculture
FG releases 70,000tns of garri, maize to Nigerians
The Federal Government has begun the release of 70,000 metric tonnes of assorted food items to vulnerable Nigerians as part of efforts to cushion the effect of the lockdown
Expert predicts food shortage as farmers become resource-poor
The Programme Manager of the Abia State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP), Chief Israel Amanze, has predicted a possible food shortage next season if farmers
Professionals warn farmers, government to avert food crisis by 2021
Agricultural professionals have warned the Federal Government and state to avert food crisis in 2021 by making inputs, enabling environment and credit facilities, among others
‘Ibadan grain reserve empty’
The National Strategic Grains Reserve Complex, located along Iwo Road, Ibadan, in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State, has become the shadow of itself.
COVID-19: Nigerians lament high cost of foodstuffs, agro commodities
As the lockdown occasioned by the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic grounds commercial, human and vehicular activities in some parts of the country, hunger has begun to stare Nigerians in the face as prices of foodstuffs and other agro commodities increase at an alarming rate. Currently, the restrictions have negatively impacted the food supply…
COVID-19: Animal Care donates 2,500 chickens, 28,800 eggs, others to Lagos, Ogun
To cushion the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, Animal Care Services Konsult has donated 2,000 freshly dressed chickens; 19,200 eggs (160 cartons); 1,200 bottles of family size...
Waste to wealth project: Investing in plastic recycling
Since plastic is non-biodegradable, recycling it is a part of global efforts to reduce plastic in the waste stream, especially as it has been estimated that approximate eight million metric tons of waste plastic...
‘Federal government hasn’t released silos to operators one year after payment’
Indications have emerged that the Federal Government has not released the 20 strategic national grain reserves that were leased to private sector operators over one year