At food summit, stakeholders chart path to agric revival
The ‘Feed Nigeria Summit (FNS) 2017’, first in its annual series, has been held in Lagos.
NRCRI commissions seeds rapid multiplication laboratory
The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State, has formally commissioned a multi million naira Autotrophic Hydroponic System (SAH) Seed Multiplication Laboratory...
NBMA signs MoU with NAQS, NASC on GMO regulation
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) and the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), as part of efforts aimed at regulating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and its products in the country.
VCDP begins inputs distribution to rice, cassava farmers in Anambra
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), has commenced distribution of farm inputs worth N728 million to 4,515 rice and cassava farmers for the 2017 wet-season farming in Anambra.
At Media Day, IITA advocates innovation to attract youths into agric
Developing creative methods that would attract young people to agriculture has been described as the impetus needed to attract youth to agriculture and end rising unemployment in the continent.
Yoruba group canvases return to full scale agriculture
The Yoruba Leadership And Peace Initiative (TYLPI) has urged the six states in the Southwest to improve on their economies by exploiting their natural potential in agriculture, as part of strategies for full revival.
Dizengoff partners firm to boost agric mechanisation
In a bid to boost agricultural mechanisation, Dizengoff Nigeria has deployed new brand of tractors-CASE IH tractors, to meet mechanisation requirements of different farm sites in the country.
Nigeria to formally export yam to UK, US this week
By Thursday, June 29, 2017, Nigeria will formally export its first consignment of certified yams to the UK and US, as part of efforts aimed reclaiming the country’s share of agricultural export market.