Cross River talks possibility in green economy
Cross River State is one of the three states, with least allocation from the federation account, following the loss of Bakassi to Cameroon and 76 oil wells to Akwa Ibom State.
FG goes tough on fake seed distribution companies
Following reports of fake seeds in the country, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh said the Federal Government would persecute and imprison persons and companies engaged in sale of fake seeds.
IITA-CWMP signs pacts with 136 farmers for on-farm demonstrations
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-led Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) is set to sign agreements to establish 136 demonstration plots, with farmers across four states-Abia, Benue, Ogun and Oyo States.
AATF, CAMAP begin cassava revamp
Nigeria is currently the largest producer of cassava in the world with an annual output of over 34 million tonnes, but even with this, the country is yet to meet its local demand.
Olam rain farm to boost rural economy
The Olam Grain farms in Kaduna State, which forms part of the newly commissioned state-of-the-art Integrated Poultry facility, comprising of poultry farm, hatchery and feed mill factory has raised the hope of engaging more than 300,000 smallholder farmers in its outgrower programme.
Ogun orders poultry farms, value chain operators registration
Ogun State government has directed poultry farms with over 250 birds capacity, hatchery operators, live bird markets and poultry processing facilities in the state...
PJS Agro farms create 1,200 jobs through rice production
The PJS Agro farms Limited says it has created 1,200 jobs, in partnership with the Federal Government, through rice production.
Prof. Oniang’o emerges 2017 Africa Food Prize winner
Prof. Ruth Oniang’o, the Chairperson, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE), has won the 2017 Africa Food Prize.
Olam to launch largest integrated poultry facility in Kaduna
In the past 27 years, the company says it has expanded from cashew into cocoa, sesame, rice, wheat milling, biscuits, confectionary, dairy products, noodles and kitchen ingredients, such as tomato paste and seasoning.