How to cultivate money-spinning moringa oleifera plants
The saying that agriculture is profitable and sustainable is neither rhetoric nor a cacophony. Careful inward looking and proactive efforts in the agricultural sector truly have the potentialities. Income generation, employment creation and poverty alleviation potential of the sector are real considering the foreign exchange earnings from cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, palm products…
Calls for re-introduction of agric marketing boards deepen
Many Nigerians from all walks of life have called for the speedy re-introduction of various agricultural boards for cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, rice and maize, while several others have kicked against such a move.
How nuts boost libido, sperm count, motility
Several studies have indicated general decline in quantity and quality of human sperm, attributed to pollution, smoking, and trends toward a western-style diet. But recent findings suggest that regular consumption of local nuts such as African walnut, groundnut (peanut), Tigernut and Cashew nut can not only boost sperm quality and quantity but improve sex drive…
Local plants ameliorate complications of diabetes
Nigerian researchers have identified and validated the efficacy of selected local plants in ameliorating the pathophysiological complications of diabetes, which include acute and chronic neuropathy...
Cashew production still very low
Those who deal in cashew product find it difficult to operate fully because they bring the commodity from other states, thereby making the price a bit high. A bottle of prepared cashew nut goes for between N2, 000 and N2, 500.
Still awaiting government’s support to actualise potentials
In its effort to diversify the economy, Anambra State government said it has the potentials to produce cashew for local consumption and for export, but needs Federal Government’s support to realise the objective.