The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has tasked youths to embrace opportunities in the agricultural value chain by deploying innovative ideas to initiate and develop agribusiness projects.
Dr. Samuel Oghene Etatuvie is a community pharmacist and Director General, Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) Kofo Abayomi, Victoria, Lagos.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has trained stakeholders on cashew post-harvest handling in Edo State.
The Abia State Government says it is partnering private investors to revitalise the rubber and cocoa plantations at Amaeke and Abam communities and the moribund cashew plantation, all in Umunneochi Local Council of the state.
25 May 2021
The Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has screened a frontline player in the agricultural value chain in Nigeria, Agvest Limited, for the listing of its N5 billion Cashew nut
20 Apr 2021
The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), has called for increased funding to cashew farmers to improve the productivity of the crop.
18 Feb 2021
To improve productivity and expand hectares under cashew cultivation, the United States Department for Agricultural (USDA) and the Federal Government has signed a pact to increase foreign exchange earnings...
15 Feb 2021
Mr Ojo Ajanaku, the National President, National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) says Nigeria produces 120,000 tonnes of cashew annually.
5 Oct 2020
Cashew nut production in the world's top grower Ivory Coast will cross 800,000 tonnes to set a new record but prices have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said Monday.
8 Sep 2020
In laboratory experiments, a chemical compound found in the shell of the cashew nut promotes the repair of myelin, a team from Vanderbilt University Medical Center reports Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Myelin is a protective sheath surrounding nerves. Damage to this covering — demyelination — is a hallmark of…
4 May 2020
Ivory Coast's cashew and cotton industries will lose export sales worth nearly half a billion dollars this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, their association said on Monday.
11 Mar 2020
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities