‘How youths can make millions of naira in cassava farming’
Mr Ayodele Omowumi David is the Cassava Project and Agro-processing Project (CAMAP) Coordinator, African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). He reveals to The Guardian that cassava is one of the greatest...
Women group task NRCRI on demonstration farms in communities
Some women, under the aegis of Olokoro Welfare Association Women Federated have urged the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State, to set up demonstration farms within their reach.
Couple, NRCRI management bicker over official residence, reposting
A couple, Venerable Onyemechi Aniedu and his wife, Dr. Chinyere Aniedu, both Assistant Directors at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State have separately levelled accusations of alleged illegal breaking into their official residence and malicious reposting against the Institute’s management led by the acting Executive Director (AED), Prof. Ukpabi Joseph Ukpabi.…
Research Institutes strike underscore FG’s lip service to agric
As the indefinite strike action of Joint Unions of Research Institutes and Allied Institutions in the country enters its fifth week, there is no hope in sight of early resolution, as the parties are yet to reach a common ground.
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.
Research institute chief faults prolonged NASU strike
The Executive Director of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, Dr Julius Okonkwo, has described the elongated strike by the Non-Academic Staff Union...
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.
Minister tasks research institutes to commercialise findings
The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has urged agricultural research institutes to intensify their researches and commercialise their findings to realise the Federal Government’s economic blueprint.