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17 Jan 2019
The Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Professor Gloria Elemo, has commended the workers...
16 Jan 2019
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) has called for improved investment in research and development in order to address gaps in the importation of industrial machines that can be locally fabricated. Besides, the research institute also sought government’s intervention in passing the local content bill on cassava flour inclusion in order to improve…
12 Dec 2018
To reduce importation of some sweeteners used for industrial production, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) has developed simple process...
22 Nov 2018
Yes. Women form the larger percentage in agriculture and its value chains. So, it is an area that needs empowerment. It means the government should put up programmes to assist women in agriculture to achieve food self-sufficiency and security.
21 Nov 2018
The Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof Gloria Elemo, has urged Nigerian entrepreneurs...
12 Nov 2018
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos, has developed over 250 technologies and these technologies can be deployed in the 774 local government areas of the country for job creation and socio-economic...
12 Nov 2018
Head, Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, writes on the concern that industrial utilisation of cassava roots could pose threats to availability of staples derivable from the root crop. The rising demand for the multipurpose cassava roots by industrialists and staple food processors has raised concerns in some quarters that Nigerians might be deprived of staples derived…
25 Oct 2018
Food wastage is not acceptable anywhere in the world considering resources required to grow foods. It is more so in Nigeria where millions of people go to bed hungry and starved.
20 Sep 2018
*FIIRO establishes catalytic model factories to ensure effective technology diffusion, job creation *Automation Academy for training of engineers, technologists, processors on activation *Develops high nutrient density biscuit from appropriate combinations of locally grown food crops *Nutraceutical product for sickle cell anemia, ready-to-use-therapeutic food to combat malnutrition Several attempts have been made in the past to…
24 Jul 2018
Director General (DG) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has said that agricultural development is the best way to take Nigeria out of poverty and create job opportunities for unemployed youths in the country. She made this call at the 5th Landmark University convocation lecture, titled…
5 Jun 2018
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) says it has perfected strategies to give unemployment the deserved knockout in the country.
24 May 2018
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with Pax Herbals, to increase research in herbal medicines.The Director, Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Fr. Anselm Adodo disclosed this yesterday in Lagos.

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