Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria
Reviving cocoa, oil palm industries as main economic drivers
Cocoa and palm oil, among others, were the bedrock of the country’s economy before the Oloibiri oil rig became a metaphor for complacency and mono-cultural economy 60 years after independence.
Professionals list ways Nigerian farmers, agro-entrepreneurs can avoid fire outbreaks
Agricultural scientists and researchers have called on farmers, agro-entrepreneurs and investors to take precautions against fire outbreaks on farms or storage facilities to prevent avoidable losses
How to establish modern cocoa plantations
Some young people, especially graduates, see cocoa farming as a poorly rewarding business meant for only the aged people who have resigned to fate. They think farmers, and by extension cocoa producers, have nothing else to show for their labour and drudgery except a beggarly existence. These perceptions are not only false but also far…