‘Last resort for Nigeria’s economic diversification is agriculture’
The Executive Director of the Agriculture and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Dr Olufemi Oladunni, in this interview, suggests the way forward on Nigeria’s food production challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,
Stakeholders canvas capacity building for agric decision makers
Stakeholders in the agric sector have raised concerns regarding the need for major decision-makers in the sector to acquire efficient leadership tools, develop their businesses
Institute advocates policy shifts as VC identifies agric hurdles, solutions
Shifting in policies, consumption patterns and behavior for positive agricultural and economic development of Nigeria and its people is the focus of discussion as academics, farmers and policy formulators brainstormed in Ilorin, Kwara State, on the challenges confronting agriculture and food security.
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...