‘Cluster processing centres for women, way to prevent post-harvest losses’
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.
FIIRO has developed over 250 food processing techs, says DG
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...
Bridging gap between labs, research institutes, industries
*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…
FIIRO unveils initiative to fight unemployment
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) says it has perfected strategies to give unemployment the deserved knockout in the country.
FIIRO showcases technology, produces industrial enzymes
The Federal Institute for Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) has unveiled an array of industrial enzymes.
‘Poor research financing hampering growth prospects’
The need for the country to brace up in the area of funding research activities adequately was re-echoed over the weekend, as experts insist that unless the trend is urgently addressed, the nation will continue to....
Government to raise GDP through local use, products exportation, food
Ogbonnaya Onu, said in Abuja that Ministry had struck some collaborations in areas that Nigeria had capacity to produce; and is actually producing many products through its agencies, which when fully commercialised, would...
Nigeria advances in natural medicine
Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices.
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).