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Cassava: ACAI scientists and partners to meet in Zanzibar to review progress

Scientists, experts and scaling partners of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) are set for their...

IITA to present digital tools in cassava and maize farming systems to policymakers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in the framework of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) will on Monday present a series of...

Group Demands Research-Focused Agriculture, Robust Partnership From Govt

A group of scientists, researchers, technology innovators and agribusiness owners have charged the government and those in the private sector to create a more...

University of Agriculture, Zuru to take-off in 2020 ― Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the...

Newly identified jet-stream pattern could imperil global food supplies, says study

Scientists have identified systematic meanders in the globe-circling northern jet stream that have caused simultaneous crop-damaging heat waves in...

Biofuel sparks hundreds of farmer machinery repair complaints

The use of biofuel has sparked hundreds of complaints from farmers who claim it is forcing them into "unacceptable"...

RUGA by another name

ANOTHER round of tension is brewing in the polity following the announcement by the Federal Government that it is...

COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONS IN AGRICULTURE HOSTED BY AGROBUSINESS TIMES AT...

Police arrest four persons for shooting herdsman in Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police Command last week arrested four men for shooting a herdsman in Odeda area of...

Civil defence arrests Fulani herdsman for allegedly destroying 5-acre farm in Oyo

IN order to avert another herders-farmers clash in Oyo, a Fulani herder, Ali Manu, has been arrested by the...

Group moves to create market window for rice farmers

The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), has moved to create a larger market window for farmers by...

Farmers, processors lament challenges of rice production, ask for help

Fakunle explained to The Guardian at the processing facility that “transporters charge really high fares. For example, if the...

HOW TO

50 Small Agricultural Business Ideas

Agricultural Business Ideas Urban Agriculture You don’t need a huge space to get into the agriculture business. If you have a city or suburban home, you...

How to Maximise ROI from Your Farm

How to Maximise ROI from Your Farm: When aiming to get the most return on investment, the location of your farm business will determine...

How to Get More Young Entrepreneurs into Farming

Recent technological innovations and the support of the government mean that there has never been a better time to venture into the South African farming industry.

How Rice is Made (Step by Step)

 Rice Production Farming, Its annual yield worldwide is approximately 535 million tons. Fifty countries produce rice, with China and India supporting 50% of total...

How to cultivate pumpkin for sustainable income

Pumpkin garden with podsPumpkin is widely known as yep. It is a native plant of West Africa and is mainly cultivated and consumed in...

Dog breeding can create jobs for Nigerians, say entrepreneurs

Just like commercial poultry breeding, dog breeding has been viewed by experts as a sustainable business with the possibility of creating jobs for the...

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How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun PeterMichel Deelen is the head of office of the Netherlands Embassy in Lagos. He came to Nigeria in August, 2014. Before...

“Government Should Lift The Ban On GMOs”

“Government should lift the ban on GMOs to enable farmers reap the benefits of this Technology”

Transport Cost Erased With The Introduction of Green-House – Humphery Otalor

Mr. Humphery Otalor is the Marketing Communications Manager of Diezegoff. He has been with the company for over two years and has been supportive to the organization both in the agricultural and communication division, marketing communications and campaigns.

Cellulant Is Africa’s One-Stop-Shop For Payments – Bolaji Akinboro

“Our platform provides end users easy, reliable and secured access to mobile and payment services from their mobile phone and through our expansive agent network.” Cellulant CEO

“Support From Government To Agricultural Research Is Limited”

“We will appreciate more support from the government; such support can come in form of putting in place the necessary resources or by simply engaging the research institutes through funding to encourage investment in agriculture.”

“GMOs‘ll Come When We Are of Age” – Prof. Malachy Akoroda

Government should invest in agriculture to minimize the degree of food importation and this can be achieved provided there is strategic planning over a long period of time.

TECHNOLOGY

Biofuel sparks hundreds of farmer machinery repair complaints

The use of biofuel has sparked hundreds of complaints from farmers who claim it is forcing them into "unacceptable" costly machinery repairs. Adding biofuel -...

IITA Unveils Digital Tools For Agricultural Transformation

…As Dr Sanginga marks 8 years in IITA as Director General; The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled a suite digital...

AT ICERIA 2019, IITA introduce Goseed for Smallholder...

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has disclosed that it has introduced a facility called Goseed to smallholder farmers in the country which...

IITA to Launch Seed-based E-commerce Website

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) will on Friday, November 1, 2019 launch the first e-commerce website for Breeder & Foundation Seed in Nigeria.

Drones Offer Ghana’s Farmers Hope of Better Yields...

ACCRA - Smallholder farmers in Ghana are adopting drone technology for crop surveillance in a bid to increase yields and incomes. The new technology is...

Unlock the Proven ROI of Ag Software

Business leaders ask about return on investment (ROI) almost daily when facing critical decisions — should I go with Option A or Option B?...

The 25 Most Innovative Ag-Tech Startups

By Maggie McGrath and Chloe SorvinoWhen our nation was founded 241 years ago, farming was the economy’s primary driver. By 1870, nearly half of...

Innovation: Technology For Onion Preservation Developed in Yobe

With scientific and technological innovations dictating the order of the day around the universe, a country like Nigeria who have been upholding the mantle...

EVENTS/TRAINING

COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON...

Biofuel sparks hundreds of farmer machinery repair complaints

The use of biofuel has sparked hundreds of complaints...

RUGA by another name

ANOTHER round of tension is brewing in the polity...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Our Speakers

Florence Torson-Hart: President, US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Financial Advisor, Merrill LynchFlorence Torson-Hart is the current Board Chair of the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce headquartered in...

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University of Agriculture, Zuru to take-off in 2020 ― Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the...

Newly identified jet-stream pattern could imperil global food supplies, says study

Scientists have identified systematic meanders in the globe-circling northern jet stream that have caused simultaneous crop-damaging heat waves in...

Biofuel sparks hundreds of farmer machinery repair complaints

The use of biofuel has sparked hundreds of complaints from farmers who claim it is forcing them into "unacceptable"...

RUGA by another name

ANOTHER round of tension is brewing in the polity following the announcement by the Federal Government that it is...

COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONS IN AGRICULTURE HOSTED BY AGROBUSINESS TIMES AT...

Police arrest four persons for shooting herdsman in Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police Command last week arrested four men for shooting a herdsman in Odeda area of...

Civil defence arrests Fulani herdsman for allegedly destroying 5-acre farm in Oyo

IN order to avert another herders-farmers clash in Oyo, a Fulani herder, Ali Manu, has been arrested by the...

Group moves to create market window for rice farmers

The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), has moved to create a larger market window for farmers by...

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FARM MANAGEMENT

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment, Several diseases, including Phytophthora root and stem rot, pod and stem blight, frogeye leaf spot, brown spot, downy...

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms, Bananas may be one of the most popular fruits sold in the United States. Grown commercially as a food...

Common Poultry Diseases Symptoms And Treatment (Video)

Common Poultry diseases are no doubt one of the major challenges facing the poultry farming business industry in Nigeria. There have been many cases...

Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management

Rice Common Diseases: Worldwide, rice is one of the most important crops and it represents a staple food for over half of the world’s population, with a global production of more than 700 million tons per year and a harvested area reaching 165 million ha. (Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management)

Ruminant Animals Common Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Ruminant Animals: These animals all have a digestive system that is uniquely different from our own. Instead of one compartment to the stomach they have four. Common diseases, symptoms and treatment of ruminant animals are as follow.

Common Diseases of Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant and Potato

Common Tomato Diseases, Tomato, pepper, eggplant and potato, popular garden crops in the Solanaceae family of plants, are susceptible to several diseases that can...

FMARD PROGRAMMES

The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture...

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative ” is the outcome of...

Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

This idea focuses on attracting private sector agribusinesses to set up processing plants in...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) – a new innovative mechanism...

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