FG boosts rural agribusiness via ARMTI as nine communities get N7m
The Federal Government has empowered nine farming communities with N7 million agribusiness seed funds meant to improve its existing agricultural enterprises, boost their incomes and improve on their standards of living.
ARMTI canvasses inclusion of smallholder farmers in export
The Executive Director of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Dr Olufemi Oladunni, has declared that if the full benefits of the agriculture sector would be reaped, leading to effective diversification of the economy....
Small-holding farmers are more efficient than large-scale ones, says ARMTI
• Trained over 5000 in four years • Retains 20-25% in agribusinesses Dr Olufemi Oladunni, the Executive Director of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Kwara State, spoke with Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, on the importance of capacity development, small-holding farmer empowerment and demand-driven research activities to agriculture, food security…
Unemployed youths benefit from agric value-chain training
Unemployed youths in Kwara and Kogi States have benefitted from an agricultural value-chain training and empowerment programme, held at the Agricultural...
ARMTI lauds FG on vocational training funding for women
The Executive Director of Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Dr. Olufemi Oladunni has lauded the Federal Government...
FMARD, ARMTI train 156 on dry season farming
A total of 156 peasant farmers drawn from nine rural communities in Ilorin South and Ifelodun Local Council Areas of Kwara State, benefited...
FG to create agri-preneurship programmes for youths, women
The Federal Government has said that it would continue to churn out various agri-preneurship programmes for youths and women as a stopgap for gainful employment.
ARMTI plans seminar on traditional institutions role in agricultural and rural development
Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin will on Thursday March 15 this year present to the public a national seminar entitled; ‘Harnessing the Potentials of Traditional Institutions for Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development in Nigeria.’