Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Don demands prohibition of explosives, poisons in fishing
A Hydrobiologist/Fish Parasitologist at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Prof. Diane Akudo Avoaja has called for strict enforcement of the laws on fishing, especially to prohibit the use of poisons and explosives.
Agric varsity’s feed research lowers cost, duration of poultry production
The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, through its research on cost-effective and nutritionally balanced animal feeds, has successfully lowered the average cost and time of producing broiler chickens. Dean of the College of Vet Medicine, Professor Maduike Ezeibe, disclosed that in the quest to improve the country’s economy, increase the profitability of…
Don restates place of nutrition in livestock farming
Scientists have been charged to undertake researches geared towards improving livestock production technologies that would facilitate attainment of food security in the country.
Don charts path to industrialisation of Abia
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Prof. Maduebibisi Ofo Iwe, has posited that for the state to totally return to its position in commerce and industry, stakeholders would come together, discuss and agree on issues of insecurity.
Don urges educationists to fight for Pro-Women structures
A professor of Adult Education at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) in Abia State, Mrs. Nneka Augustina Umezulike, has charged her colleague adult educators to fight for structures that would give women more access to education, training and high-level income-earning appointments. Delivering the 42nd Inaugural Lecture of the university, titled, ‘Adult Education: Desideratum…
Expert makes case for adult educators
Professor of Curriculum Studies at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Theresa Kanno, has urged government...
Tales, pains, lamentations of unemployed graduates
Everyday, there are job advertisements for the teeming job seekers, yet in the midst of these vacancies, the unemployment rate in the country has been on the rise. There are also numerous programmes and projects around vocational education and entrepreneurship in secondary schools and higher institutions, yet a lot of our youths are still idle.…
VC hinges better society on gender balancing
The Vice Chancellor, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Prof. Francis Otunta has hinged having a better society on balancing of things in the polity. Speaking at a forum by the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike Women Association (MOUAUWA), Otunta said women’s rights are incontrovertible. The VC, represented by his deputy (Administration),…
Veterinary council inducts MOUAU doctors
The Veterinary Council of Nigeria VCN has inducted the 25 graduates of batch five Veterinary Medicine graduates of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State into professional practice as Doctors of Veterinary Medicine DVM.
Nigeria loses 40% of fruits, vegetables harvests yearly, says Don
A Professor of Food Science and Technology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Gregory Onwuka has disclosed that over 40 per cent of fruits and vegetables harvested in Nigeria yearly get destroyed before they get to the market. He disclosed this while delivering the university’s 35th inaugural lecture titled: “Food Wastes In…
Don recommends sensitisation in tackling soil productivity
A Professor of Plant Ecology and Environmental Management at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Emmanuel Nzegbule has recommended regular sensitisation of farmers on cultivation systems as antidote to tackling declining soil productivity in the Southeast.