Irrigation can raise food production by 300% — Adamu
The potential for irrigation development is about 3.1 million hectares of irrigable land. Out of these, 130,000 hectares of formal irrigation schemes have been developed...
Farm investors lose as hotels, event centres remain closed
It is about three months now. COVID-19-induced inter and intra-state lockdowns have been affecting businesses of hoteliers, event centre owners, bar and clubbing joints operators and merry makers.
Poor abattoirs pose dangers to Abeokuta residents, others
Deplorable conditions of abattoirs in Ogun State pose a threat to the public health, especially amid COVID-19 pandemic believed to have originated from live animal marketplaces in Wuhan, China.
Don suggests measures to mitigate food security challenges
The Vice Chancellor, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Professor Shehu Alhaji Musa, yesterday, canvassed a renewed structural...
How BASICS transforms cassava seed sector
A project— Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System (BASICS) has demonstrated that the cassava seeds system can be profitable for players involved across the value chain and can sustainably deploy improved varieties of cassava stems to farmers while creating jobs.
Osun empowers 6,000 farmers, flags off 2020 planting season
No fewer than 6,000 farmers have been given farm inputs by the Osun State Government, as part of measures aimed at enhancing food security in the state. Governor Gboyega Oyetola said the state had created an enabling environment for agric businesses
‘Data-driven inclusion of small-scale farmers can boost food security’
Experts have said data utilisation to include small-holder farmers could boost means of livelihood of farmers and change the tide of uncanny relationship between agriculture in Nigeria and poverty.
Stimulating agro-industrial investments, productivity with monetary policies
While commending the past and recent initiatives, agricultural and industrial stakeholders have called on the Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to consider more downward reviews of interest rates in the country to stimulate borrowing and investments in the agro-allied sectors.