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27 Jul 2020
Paul Ilona, Country Manager of HarvestPlus-Nigeria, has been selected as the Chair of the Steering/Advisory Committee of the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II).
12 May 2019
Prices of tomato, pepper, fruits and other food items have increased tremendously in the last one-week across major markets in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo States and beyond, as the Ramadan commences, according to findings.   Surveys in Bodija, Ojo and Sango markets, in Ibadan, Oyo State show that prices of tomato and pepper have increased by…
24 Jul 2018
It has been advocated that more women should be empowered to boost agric productivity, for over 80% of the agric production comes from small-scale women farmers who are mostly rural dwellers. Mrs Bola Adeyemo, a partner with HarvestPlus Nigeria, producer of vitamin-A fortified cassava in Eruwa, Oyo State, said “the first thing I think should…
31 Dec 2017
Women have been identified as major players in addressing malnutrition in Nigeria and unless they are trained to make nutrition-sensitive decisions, malnutrition cannot be eradicated in the country.
4 Sep 2016
Farmers have been urged to plan effectively and see their farms as business entities. They are urged to link the expansive value chain, which feeds agro-allied and other industries, in order to address wastage.

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