How Nigeria can be food-secure in 2021, by FUNAAB VC Salako
The World Food Day, as organised by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FOA) of the United Nations since 1991. This year, the theme is ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain, Together.’ This year too, we know what has happened as a result of the pandemic and the lockdown.
Why we are on strike, by bakers
Master and small-scale bakers have attributed their strike action and increased prices to rising cost of critical inputs like sugar, milk and flour. Two major factors have been highlighted for the unsavoury development.
Dons canvass rule of law, ethics in higher institutions
Educationists have emphasised the need to uphold ethics and rule of law in the university system to avoid discord and a breakdown of law and order in the nation’s tertiary institutions. In separate interviews with The Guardian, the university teachers described the crisis at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) as unimaginable in an academic environment, expressing…
Driving maize production with the CBN import forex policy
As human population rises, so is the demand for maize – industrial and direct consumption. However, production and availability have remained a challenge in Nigeria.
Crisis looms in FUNAAB over resumption notice amid pandemic
IMSU VC urges authorities to consider students’ health, safety The Non-Academic Staff of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has threatened to rebuff circular issued by any university authorities directing its members resume duties amid escalating Coronavirus pandemic. Reacting to a circular issued by Registrar of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Dr. Bola Adekola,…
IITA harps on tackling child labour with improved weed control
Weeds are major constraints to cassava production in Africa, contributing to yield reduction and placing a huge burden on the lives of farmers, especially women and children.
FUNAAB, French government collaborate nn acuaculture, others
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State and the Government of France are working on collaborating in the areas of agricultural development and academic exchange.
Agric varsity explains ways to improve quality of graduates
To enhance quality and employability of its agricultural graduates, Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako...