3 May 2015
TUMUSIIME Rhoda Peace, AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture has received Dr. Howarth Bouis, Director of Harvest Plus and Dr. Anna-Marie Ball the Head of Africa Strategic Alliances, Harvest Plus.
3 May 2015
THE Triton Group of companies has invested $64million into the Nigerian Aquaculture industry as part of effort to boost local production of Tilapia and Catfish in the country.
26 Apr 2015
DIVERSIFICATION of the agriculture sector has begun, but in some areas, the progress has been slow, hindered by a number of factors. Bureaucratic and financial bottleneck as well at an environment some stakeholders consider to be hostile have been manifest.
22 Apr 2015
BERGER Paints Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Peter Bababunmi Folikwe as the new Managing Director. According to the company, Folikwe brings on board over 24 years of experience in marketing, sales/distribution and general management; having worked in a number of top rated companies in Nigeria across a number of sectors in varied capacities.
21 Apr 2015
MORE than 80 notable exhibitors from over 21 countries are billed to display new technologies, innovations and solutions for Nigerians at an exhibition sponsored by European Union, Institute of Packaging (IOPN) and PlastPrintPack Nigeria from Tuesday, April 28 to Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the prestigious Land Mark Convention Centre in Lagos
19 Apr 2015
AS part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Atlantic Shrimpers Limited has donated a vehicle to the Federal Department of Fisheries, Lagos Liaison office for logistic support.
19 Apr 2015
THE Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), has called on the Federal Government to develop modern industrial catalytic centres across the six geo-political zones of the country, for the production and packaging of consumables that can compete globally.
18 Apr 2015
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the World Food Programme (WFP) have again confirmed the recognition that Nigeria has met the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) recently.
16 Apr 2015
Travellers, in their thousands, who daily ply Nigerian roads are in good position to tell what negative impact mismanaging safe food rule could mean to public health. Being in transit and having need of meals to sustain them till they get to their various destinations opens them up to eating what is served in many roadside kiosks and canteens.
7 Apr 2015
Tomatoes were once grown by indigenous people in the Andes and then exported to Europe and North America by Spanish colonizers. And while the delicious fruit has found a home in many parts of the world, many of the workers who pick it have not. Many are irregular immigrants, tolerated because they provide cheap labour, but not welcomed.
5 Apr 2015
On Monday (March 16, 2015), the first edition of the National Youth Agric Festival was held as a day to celebrate young farmers and stakeholders in agriculture under the YFarm Project with endorsements from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC), and support from Oxfam, Trust Africa and Golden Penny, in Abuja.
5 Apr 2015
TO further tap into the riches of the unfolding diversified economy through agriculture, Nigerians in the private and public sector have been advised to make investments in the sector. Emerging Port Harcourt-born integrated farmer and industrialist, Al Humphrey Onyanabo, said given our natural human and land resources, “We have the capacity to feed Africa and…