NIOMR holds conference on sustainable food security
To galvanise efforts of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and its State counterparts, the private sector, donor agencies and other agriculture stakeholders ...
NSPRI develops plant-based fumigants for crop storage
As Nigeria battles to get residue levels properly in grains and pulses to be fit for local consumption, especially export, the Nigeria Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) has developed organic based ...
Association inaugurates agric project to empower women, youths
Olayinka, who is also the wife of the Vice-Chancellor of the university, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan.
Safer food, feed maize as aflasafe treated harvest thrives
Three years on, consumers in Nigeria are well on the way to eating better quality maize in which there is lower level of aflatoxin, a potential carcinogen from the fungus, Aspergillus flavus.
Genetically modified crops designed to enhance productivity, farm efficiency -- NABDA
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says genetically modified crops are meant to have a positive impact on farm income due to enhanced production and efficiency on the farm.
Abia bemoans inadequate land for agriculture
Abia State governor Okezie Ikpeazu has bemoaned the lack of arable land for agriculture in the state, which he said also applies to the entire South East geopolitical zone.
Olam Nigeria wins LCCI’s Award
Olam in Nigeria has won an award for the most impactful investment in Agriculture at the annual Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries’ (LCCI) Awards 2016, held at Muson Centre, Lagos recently.
Agro-industrial cluster model to increase productivity, employment
In light of the present downturn in Nigeria’s economy, schemes that can put jobs in the hand of people and reduce rising unemployment are being sought.