BETAMARK offers new lifeline to tomato farmers, processors
While noting that tomato crop suffers a 40 per cent loss, valued, between farm and market, he explained that the machine would help in increasing local processing capacity, create jobs, and save scarce foreign exchange.
FAO trains farmers on new technology for rice farming
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has trained no fewer than 300 farmers on new rice farming technology in an effort to boost rice production in the country.
Osun sets stage for massive rice production
The Osun State government is on the verge of becoming the hub for rice production in the Southwest, with its recent move to focus on rice cultivation, as part of its agricultural policies.
USAID trains 80 women, youths on agriculture
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through one of its programmes-Africa Lead and other partners have trained 80 women and youths in the areas of management and agriculture, to help push for food security in Africa.
Expert regrets dwindling number of practicing farmers
The President of Excel Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Kayode Vincent has rued the dwindling numbers of practicing farmers in the country, stating that diversification is not the wholistic approach...
Firm distributes inputs, pumping machines to kebbi rice farmers
As part of efforts to enhance food security and improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers, Oxfam with the support of the European Union has commenced the distribution of dry season farm inputs to farmers in Kebbi State.
Expert advocates consumption of vitamin ‘A’ cassava
An expert in food and crops production, Jude Ohanele, has appealed to government at all levels to provide more farm inputs and implements for enhanced food production for farmers in Imo State.
FG begins domestication of ‘Malabo Declaration’ for agriculture
The Federal Government said it has commenced domestication of the Malabo Declaration, which stipulates that 10 per cent of Nigeria’s budget be appropriated to the agricultural sector.