Prof. Lateef Sanni of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has urged the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) to collaborate with universities and other research institutes to bridge the gap in food security.
The Abia State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ude Oko Chukwu has identified insufficient storage facilities as a major factor hampering farming in the country.
The Executive Director, Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Dr Patricia Pessu, has said the Federal Government is determined to ensure reduction in post-harvest losses through storage.
28 Oct 2021
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Ilorin, Kwara State, last week, began the distribution of storage facilities and COVID-19 palliatives to farmers in five states.
22 Aug 2021
No fewer than least, 40 National Youth Service Corps members across 23 Local Councils of Rivers State and some youths in the Niger Delta are currently undergoing training, courtesy of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute...
2 Aug 2021
As the rainy season harvest time begins amid mass food shortage, experts have harped on the imperative of avoiding food loss and wastage, urging the government at all levels and corporate investors to mop up available crops.....
22 Jun 2021
Good agricultural, post-harvest and packaging practices have been described as imperative for Nigerian farmers, aggregators, food processors and exporters to break barriers to international markets.
3 May 2021
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Ilorin, Kwara State, has been commended for impacting on its immediate environment through it’s proven agricultural technologies.
21 Dec 2020
Attracting youths into agriculture requires ingenuity, resourcefulness and careful designs. Though most youths jump training opportunities, not all are interested or passionate about food production or allied businesses.
30 Nov 2020
Agricultural and economic experts, among other professionals, are unanimous in their optimism that given the right interventions, support and basic training, youths in Nigeria can transform the agricultural and food production systems.
16 Nov 2020
In May 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) poverty and inequality report said that from September 2018 to October 2019, 40% or 82.9 million Nigerians earned N137,430 (322 Euros) yearly, indicating high level of poverty.
20 Mar 2020
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) Ibadan centre, has said Nigeria has environment-friendly patented technologies that can reduce post-harvest losses.