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Firm Unveils New Farm App To Boost Yields

As government intensifies energy and resources to diversify the economy and make agriculture its mainstay, two young Nigerian entrepreneurs have developed a state-of-the-art App...

How To Make Biopesticides, Fertiliser From Neem

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has begin a training programme for farmers in Katsina on how to make biopesticides and fertiliser from...

DG/CEO NBMA Inaugurates LOC For 3rd National Biosafety Conference

As part of efforts to ensure a smooth National Biosafety Conference, the Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, today (15th...

Researchers Employ SAH Technology To Speed Up Multiplication Of Cassava Planting...

Scientists working on cassava breeding are now using the Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to rev up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. The SAH...

Research On Developing Select Potato – Promising Prospects

Eritrea - Efforts to develop select potato seeds on the part of Halhale National Agricultural Research Institute (HNARI) are producing encouraging outcome, according to...

IITA Yam Multiplication Research To Boost Supply

Research being conducted by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in seed yam multiplication holds promise to quadruple yam production in the country....

DG NBMA Harps On Research

Dr. Rufus Ebegba, Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), has urged Nigerians to always research information from credible sources in order to be...

Nigerian-American Chamber Of Commerce Visits NBMA

The Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, has called on Nigerian farmers to trust that the Agency will ensure that...

NBMA And VON Collaborate On Biosafety Awareness

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) alongside the Voice of Nigeria (VON), have inaugurated a 10-man joint committee as part of efforts to ensure...

NBMA Signs MoU With NAQS,NASC On GMO Regulation

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) and the National...

Experts To Meet In Ibadan To Discuss Genetic Improvement Of Yam

Scientists from different parts of the world would converge at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan to discuss genetic improvement of yam...

Unlocking The Power of African Soil Microbes

These microscopic marvels are transforming agriculture in the developed world; now it’s Africa’s turn We have heard it over and over—that microbes will revolutionize agriculture....

Nigeria Yet To Adopt GMOs, Genetic Technology In Agriculture – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, says Nigeria has not adopted Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or genetic technology in agriculture and...

Nigeria: 19 Nigerian Academics Conduct Research In Shell Sabbatical Programme –...

No fewer than 19 academics from different universities in Nigeria have begun research attachments in several fields of study sponsored by Shell, a multi-national...

ACAI Sets Up 563 Trials In Nigeria, Tanzania On Cassava Agronomy...

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative in 2016 established 563 trials across Nigeria and Tanzania to help unlock the agronomy of cassava. The trials were...