Combating menace of Quelea Birds
Invasion of Quelea Birds in rice farms has been a major challenge and recurring problem confronting rice farmers across the country.
Ogun communities get N21m compensation for land
Ogun State government has paid the sum of N21m as compensation to seven communities in Ewekoro Local Council Area, whose lands were acquired for agricultural purposes.
Rampaging taxmen running riot in Calabar
Since Nigeria lost the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsular to neighbouring Cameroun, Cross River State also lost its oil wells to Akwa Ibom State. This effectively stripped the state of its status as an oil producing state.
Lagos sets to mark World Food Day
Ahead tomorrow’s World Food Day, the Lagos State government has restated its commitment to ensuring food security for its populace, through its various agricultural programmes.
Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is real independence
Government just won a major victory against food importation and food price inflation. It is a critical battle won with a direct bearing on the budget of all citizens.
Ofada: Losing taste, aroma to integrated millers
This has raised suspicion about adulteration of Ofada in the market. But from The Guardian investigation, the new type in circulation was achieved as a result of packaging to give it clean grains, to make it attractive.
NBMA Boss seeks collaboration with Police on GMO regulation
Dr Rufus Ebegba has called for synergy with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command on the enforcement and regulation of genetically modified products in the country.
HarvestPlus emerges finalist in MacArthur Foundation’s $100m grant competition
HarvestPlus has been named one of the four finalists for 100&Change, a competition for a single $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Finally, stability returns on food index
The SBM Jollof index is a composite index that tracks the prices of the main ingredients used to prepare a pot of one of Nigeria’s primary delicacies – Jollof rice, for a family of six. This meal was selected because it has the near unrivalled distinction....