How grain farmers, dealers can set up private silos
Grains help feed the world and silos help producers and dealers to bring them to the table at the appropriate time.
FAO challenges FG on update of food composition tables
To check malnutrition and stunted growth among children in Nigeria, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation...
Price of bread to go up
From all indications, consumers of bread may have to pay more in weeks to come, as the price of the staple food is likely to rise.
Sahel holds gender and nutrition study stakeholders meeting
Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited convened a stakeholder meeting in Abuja on Tuesday March 6th, 2018, to present findings and recommendations from the gender and nutrition...
FECA: Ogbeh reads riot act to intruders
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Audu Ogbeh, has expressed Federal Government’s readiness to prosecute people trespassing landed properties of Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), Ondo State. Ogbeh, who stated this in Akure, during the diamond jubilee celebration of the college, identified land grabbing, destruction of farms and plantations as major challenges…
FG wades into land incursion in Ondo
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Chief Audu Ogbeh, has expressed the determination of the Federal Government to prosecute...
FMARD trains 75 women on cassava production
To boost the production of Cassava, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has commenced the training of 75 Women on Cassava Production and Processing, under its Youth and Women Agribusiness Investment Programme.
Fish farmers battle high production cost
Investigation shows that a large number of the farmers have closed-shops, while those still operating are either struggling to remain in business at zero profit or incurring huge debts to stay afloat.
AGRIKEXPO records rise in number of exhibitors, others
The sixth edition of AGRIKEXPO 2017, which has become one of Africa’s biggest events for agribusiness development and conferences, has continued to rise in profile with a burgeoning number of exhibitors and visitors from all over the continent and the world.
NACCIMA agro summit to focus on incentives for commercial agriculture
In efforts to boost self sufficiency and food security, the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), is encouraging the provision of more incentives for investments in commercial agriculture.