Landmark University gets ACCA accreditation
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has certified Landmark University’s B.Sc Accounting programme an ACCA accredited Programme.
‘Children and pregnant women are vulnerable to malaria due to lack of nutrition’
The food expert also intimated the newsmen that the fortification programme includes cassava and maize at the primary stage, while sweet potatoes is being planned to come on-stream later in the project that...
Experts fault proposed field trial of genetically modified cassava
Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria.
Civil society groups reject IITA’s plan to grow genetically-modified cassava
According to the groups, an application for the actualisation of ‘confined’ field trial of transgenic cassava had been submitted to the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA).
$35 billion food importation into Africa
As important as food is to the family, nation and the African continent, how much commitment is there to its availability in sufficient quantities, and acceptable quality...
Researchers employ SAH technology for cassava materials multiplication
A cassava breeder with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Peter Kulakow said the beauty of the technology is its rapid multiplication ratio.
IITA yam multiplication research to boost supply
Research being conducted by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in seed yam multiplication holds promise to quadruple yam production in the country. This was disclosed as the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, ended a two-day visit to Ibadan last week.
African leaders bemoan $35 billion food importation to continent
Some African leaders have expressed dissatisfaction over the $35 billion expended yearly on food importation to the continent.