Amotekun arrests cows over alleged destruction of farm in Osun
The Field Commander of Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named Amotekun Corps, in Osun State, Amitolu Shittu, yesterday, disclosed that the Corps arrested no fewer than 28 cows
Fayemi unveils N5 billion snail farm in Ekiti
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated a snail farm worth N5 billion at Okemesi in Ekiti West Council of the state.
FG seeks partnership with institute, investors on post-harvest management
The Federal Government, on Saturday, urged stakeholders in the agricultural sector to collaborate with governments at all levels to minimise post-harvest losses of farm produce
Mitigating farm risks with insurance as climate change worsens
Multi-peril insurance coverage for food and cash crop production has been identified as one of the ways to minimise losses of farmers and get them back to business, as farms are ravaged by droughts
‘How farm estates can drive food security, economic diversification’
As insecurity worsens, affects most farming households and uncertainty about food security comes to the fore, a leading Nigerian agribusiness enterprise, Green Eagles Agribusiness Solutions Limited
COVID-19: Bleak planting season signals looming famine
Businesses in the food supply chains are suffering and many will go under since farmhands cannot get to work, input supplies have been curtailed and planning has become impossible.
‘Why food should become human right in Nigeria’s constitution’
Prof. Gbolagade Babalola Ayoola is a Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy, founder/president of Farm and Infrastructures Foundation and promoter of the Right to Food Bill at the National Assembly
‘Crop cultivation in Nigeria requires additional 48m hectares’
Professor of Botany, Dr Omotoye Olorode, has said that about 30 million hectares of land are known to be under cultivation in Nigeria but about 78.5 million hectares