NRCRI boss urges youths to embrace agribusiness
The Executive Director of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) in Umudike, Abia State, Dr. Julius Okonkwo has urged youths to embrace practical agriculture and farming rather than keep searching for white-collar jobs.
NRCRI trains 90 youths on cassava stem multiplication
The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, Abia State in collaboration with the Federal Government has commenced a two-week training on Cassava Stem Multiplication for 90 youths selected from Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Niger, Ogun and Taraba states.
Institute blames herdsmen for destroying research farms
The Executive Director of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State, Dr Julius Okonkwo has blamed the recent destruction of the institute’s ongoing breeding programmes....
NRCRI chief faults NASU strike
He therefore, called on all the striking NRCRI, NASU staff that have remained at home due to the strike but continued to collect government salary since May 2016, to return to their duty posts in their own interest.