The Netherlands, Ministry of Agriculture and experts in agribusiness have called for the use of insects to boost agricultural output and employment opportunities for the youth.
Acute shortage of maize and soybean has been identified as the main factor crippling the poultry sector in Nigeria.
Nigeria has achieved a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official launch and release for commercialisation of the transgenic Pod Borer Resistant
A total of 1,300 women entrepreneurs in Oyo state have been trained under a French government sponsored programme leveraging Nigeria’s agribusiness sector, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state said on Friday, in Ibadan.
Despite accounting for approximately 20 per cent of global cassava production, Nigeria’s cassava seed system is bedeviled with low yield of smallholder farmers, among other challenges.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has reiterated the commitment of the apex bank to improve access to finance and credit facilities that would support the development ...
The Premier Agribusiness Academy (PAA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) for private sector and farmers’ capacity building.
Exactly a week after the ‘Asaba Accord’ of Southern Governors, which among other things, proclaimed a ban on open grazing, governors on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party ....
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is partnering Oyo State on the use of technology in agriculture to address the challenges of unemployment among the youths and shore up food production. The Coordinator for Technologies for Africa Agricultural Transformation, IITA, Dr. Chrys Akem, revealed this during the IITA Enable-TAAT Open Day…
A group of African experts has developed an indigenous product that is aimed at eliminating the health hazards posed by aflatoxins. The product, named ‘Aflasafe’, was developed by experts largely drawn from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture ....
Bio-fortified Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OSFP), yellow cassava and maize, all bio-fortified with Vitamin-A, is the nexus connecting the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture...
Efforts to develop cassava seed system would help Nigeria to transform cassava and meet the growing demand for cassava seeds of about N10 billion from growers, experts from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture