African Development Bank plans investment in four states
In its efforts to actualise the Sustainable Development Goal of achieving food security by 2030, the African Development Bank (AFDB) has disclosed plans to invest in four states of the federation to end hunger.
Animal college trains 400 in poultry production
To cushion the effect of the economic recession, the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Ibadan, Oyo State, has concluded the training of 400 people in poultry brooding, rearing, egg .....
Africa risks importing $110b food in 2025
Besides, he said failure to invest in agriculture would deprive the continent of necessary jobs and further fuel the spiralling rate of unemployment among the youths.
BMGF, DFID fund projects to boost agriculture
According to NRCRI Executive Director, Dr Julius Okonkwo, not less than 25 projects were being externally funded at the Institute by BMGF, DFID and other sponsors.
At NAAJ’s workshop, stakeholders task government on economic recession
Towards combating economic recession through agriculture, experts have called for the empowerment of smallholder family farmers and involvement of Public, Private Partnership (PPP).
Price of local rice soars
In the face of soaring price of imported rice, the demand and consumption of locally produced rice has increased tremendously in recent time, just as farmers are smiling ...
FECA provost urges government to make agric attractive for youths
The Provost of Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), Dr. Samson Adeola Odedina, has urged government at all levels to make agriculture more attractive to the youths ...
NASC moves to rid Nigeria of adulterated seeds
Towards ensuring availability of certified quality Cassava seeds, the National Seed Council (NASC) in collaboration with the International Institute ...