One month after the closure of Tiga Dam, dry season farmers in about six local government areas of Kano State have lamented how their sources of livelihood have been hampered.
To save over $2 billion spent on the importation of wheat in Nigeria yearly, the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has entered into a partnership with Heritage Bank to create a structure for trading on wheat contracts and its allied products...
Federal Government has commenced production of 10,000 metric tons of wheat across nine states to reduce importation and bridge national deficit.
The Borno State Government is to partner Sudan in the production of wheat, gum Arabic and livestock for exports to earn foreign exchange.
To meet growing demand amid poor production capacity of wheat, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Heritage Bank Plc have adopted a novel approach to boost local production and reduce dependence on importation.
Farmers, researchers and industrialists have lamented abysmal low wheat production in the country, saying over 95 per cent dependence on imported wheat from the United States of America
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has alleged that some western countries of orchestrating strategies to cripple Nigeria's efforts
10 May 2021
Crown Flour Mill (CFM) Limited, a subsidiary of Olam Nigeria, has re-echoed its promise to continue to collaborate with other stakeholders within the local wheat value chain
22 Apr 2021
The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria.
1 Apr 2021
Stakeholders in the wheat value chain have harped on the need to deepen wheat farming and value chain development programmes in Nigeria through innovation
28 May 2020
Given both its burgeoning population and current global health and economic crisis, the need to improve food security in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. Wheat has arguably become one of the most important agricultural commodities. The nationwide demand for low cost, convenient staple and baked foods are increasing demand for wheat products (flour and flour-based foods).…
29 Sep 2019
An international team of scientists has identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance and created a freely-available collection of genetic information and markers for more than 40,000 wheat lines.