Thursday, February 23, 2017

Minister Charges Oyo Rice Farmers On Output

The Minister for Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has urged farmers in Oyo State to set the pace by increasing rice production, packaging and branding...

Agric Financing Raises Hope Of Economic Recovery

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and commercial banks are beginning to pay attention to agric-based businesses through micro-credit funding. Head of Agribusiness Department at...

Nigeria Produced 370,000 Metric Tonnes Of Catfish In 2016 – CAFAN

Chief Tayo Akingbolagun, the National President, Catfish Association of Nigeria (CAFAN) said Nigeria produced 370,000 metric tonnes of catfish in 2016. Akingbolagun spoke on Tuesday...

Keystone Bank Boosts Agric With N300m To Anchor Borrowers Programme

Although, the commercial banks finance agricultural activities but their credits are urban based and so small that their impact cannot be felt in the...

UNILORIN, ABUAD Scientists Develop Anti-Cancer Rice

Scientists at the University of Ilorin and their counterparts at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), are developing an improved rice variety with potentials to...

FG To Install 110 Rice Milling Machines To Boost Its Production...

The Federal Government has acquired 110 rice milling machines to be installed in different parts of the country, between now and July, to boost...

High Food Prices: FG Opens Grain Reserves In Two Weeks

The federal government will open the national grain reserves in the next two weeks if the prices of food continue to escalate, Minister of...

11 States Into Wheat Production – Gov Bagudu

In line with the federal government ‘s directive on self sufficiency on rice and wheat, governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu has said compared...

Indian Garri: Is Nigeria – The World’s Largest Cassava Producer Actually...

Despite the fact that Nigeria is world's largest producer of cassava, India has reportedly started importation of Garri into Nigeria market. There has been outrage...

How Forests Can Rescue Nigeria From Recession – Expert

A retired professor in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of Ibadan, Emmanuel Lucas, says forests have the potentials to rescue Nigeria from economic...
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