BATNF: Enhancing wealth creation across the cassava value chain in rural communities
Agriculture has been described as critical to economic development and employment, especially in developing countries and Nigeria is currently regarded as the largest producer of cassava in the world.
Boli, roasted plantain, going out of reach
Reflecting on the extreme rise in price of plantain, she said, the final consumers will definitely feel the pinch, as only those who have the money can buy it.
Food Security: How paucity of fertilizer threatens harvest in states
The 2016 farming season, for crop farmers, has been one like no other in recent years. It has been fraught with late rains and paucity of inputs like fertilizer.
FIIRO: Unveiling research results to create more jobs
To create jobs and take more people out of the unemployment market, Nigeria must tap into the opportunities of commercialising the products of technological and scientific research.
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.