Agriculture should be seen as business, not development programme - Okonkwo
This must form the basis for total reformation in the country’s agricultural system, which must be structured, financed and developed as a business, to fully unlock the potentials of making Nigeria the food basket of the world.
Muhammad: We do more than groundnut pyramids of those days
Professor Sanusi Gaya Muhammad is the Deputy Director, Training, Centre for Dry Land Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano, who specialises in Plant Breeding-Development ...
Northern Nigeria Flour sets for corn farming
The non-availability of wheat, sorghum and maize for flour milling has spurred, the Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc., to deal with the situation by engaging in corn production.
Local fish farmers bemoan challenges hampering growth
Despite the country’s marine endowment, manpower and conducive climate, a whopping sum of N97bn is spent annually for fish imports, which is hampering growth of the sector.
Stakeholder commends government’s new drive in agriculture
A social commentator, educationist and pioneer Rector of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) College, Jos, Malam Abdulkarim Abdullahi has disclosed that the country’s agricultural policies, have over the years, have caged, trapped and under-developed the sector.
Katsina set to revive cotton, rice production
The Katsina State government has announced its determination to revive cotton and rice production, as part of its diversification plans.According to Governor Aminu Bello Masari, the state would concentrate on the value-chain in cotton and rice production...
Experts task farmers on innovations
Farmers have been urged to plan effectively and see their farms as business entities. They are urged to link the expansive value chain, which feeds agro-allied and other industries, in order to address wastage.
Export agent tasks Government on ending rejection of Nigerian beans by EU
A pre-shipment inspection agent for export, Mr Shehu Abdulkadir, on Friday called on the Federal Government to investigate the circumstances that started the controversy leading to rejection of Nigeria ...