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Covid-19: Biotechnology as solution to problems – Prof. Akpa

By Joseph Agumagu Acting Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa, has urged us to take advantage of Biotechnology and its...

Global list of all gmos that are commercially approved released worldwide

Global list of all gmos that-are commercially approved released worldwide  HERBICIDE TOLERANT GMOs S/N GMO USE LOCATION YEAR APPROVED /RELEASED 1 Alfalfa Animal feed USA 2005 2 Canola Cooking oilMargarine Australia 2003 Canada 1995 Emulsifiers in packaged foods USA 1995 3 Cotton Fibre Cotton seed oil Animal feed Argentina 2001 Australia 2002 Brazil 2008 Columbia 2004 Costa Rica 2008 Mexico 2000 Paraguay 2013 USA 1994 South Africa 2000 4 Maize Animal...

Top Seeds International, Ofir Elasar Appointed New VP Sale and Marketing

The manager will take up this important role in the company from 1 July. “Proud and honoured. Lots of big challenges lie in store”. Israel,...

Hundreds of sea lions to be killed in effort to save endangered fish

Approval to kill up to 840 sea lions in a portion of the north-western U.S.’ Columbia River and...

Food Sustenance: Oyo Empowers Youths On Entrepreneurship, Irrigation Farming

Ibadan – Oyo State government has commenced training of youths in rural communities towards achieving self-sufficiency in food...

ICCIA Trains Members In Tomato Farming

Lagos – The Ikeja Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) has said that it has concluded arrangements...

Edo 2020: Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers in Edo

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise a new generation of farmers who will set the pace...

Floods and 2020 Farming Season: Risk factor to Nigeria’s quest for food security

The 2020 Farming season appears to engender a bountiful harvest but the flash floods all over the nation...

Sanwo-Olu Stresses Need To Focus More On Food Production

 The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that focusing on local food production would increase agricultural production...

How To Make Banana Plantation Multimillion Naira Agribusiness

 Banana farming is the most neglected farming in Nigeria. Yet, holds more promises and profit potential than most...

Crowdfunding Investors Share Experience With XtraLarge

 As the nation is now more focused on agriculture, Nigerians have been called to make effort to invest...

Viable X Created To Change Face Of Nigeria’s Agribusiness – Adama

 In the bid to change the face of agribusiness in Nigeria, in line with the newly launched Agriculture...

Federal Government partners Germany, UNODC to stop wildlife crime

In spite of efforts by the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), the agency responsible for...

HOW TO

How to Use Beneficial Insects Against Unwanted Insects In Your Garden

Introduction While for some people, insects might seem unappealing, so many creepy crawlies are beneficial insects for your garden. There are some bad bugs in...

How Beekeeping Business Thrives

Beekeeping is a business opportunity with social, economic, and ecological benefits that requires min­imal time, labour, and resource.   For its immense relevance to human health...

How To Grow Cabbage

Cabbage is a cool-weather crop. Grow cabbage in spring so that it comes to harvest before the summer heat or start cabbage in mid...

How to access N50bn COVID-19 intervention fund – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria says interested stakeholders must meet its set criteria to access its N50bn intervention loans for small and medium scale...

Writing a Lobster Farming Business Plan [Sample Template]

Do you want to start a lobster farm and need to write a plan? If YES, here is a sample lobster farming business plan...

How Organic Pest Control Work and Its Effect

Does organic pest control methods work on mosquitoes, rodents, ants, ticks & fleas? Here is everything you need to know about biological pest control. What...

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“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.

How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun Peter Michel 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.”

INTERNATIONAL

Should regen ag include gene editing? Readers respond

In a recent article, we asked whether regenerative agriculture practitioners should embrace gene editing and other biotechnologies. Regenerative agriculture is a growing movement focused...

Aquaponics startup Seed & Roe snags $15m, rebrands...

Fish and leafy greens may appear to be unlikely bedfellows. Not so much for Upward Farms. “The tech we use is a combo of aquaculture...

Campbell’s Soup sells agrifoodtech fund investment in Acre...

Campbell’s Soup has sold its stake in Acre Venture Partners Fund I to private markets group StepStone in a secondary transaction. Campbell’s was the...

Why precision agriculture is essential in combating climate...

Editor’s note: Slava Mazai is the CEO of OneSoil, a Belarus-based startup that develops an AI-powered precision farming platform and is a member of...

A mini guide to Latin American agrifoodtech in...

The year 2019 was a breakout year for Latin American agrifoodtech and 2020 is already shaping up to beat those records, in spite of...

Protenga nets $1.6m for its ‘zero-waste’ approach to...

UK agritech venture builder Roslin Technologies and Enterprise Singapore’s SEEDS Capital, an investment vehicle linked with the city-state’s government, have pumped $1.6 million into...

Taranis banks $30m Series C with tech giants...

Agricultural imaging and analytics firm Taranis has raised $30 million in a Series C round co-led by Vertex Growth — an affiliate of Singapore...

Farmers Business Network acquires Farmsave, expands to Australia

US-based Farmers Business Network (FBN) is expanding to Australia after announcing the acquisition of local startup Farmsave. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed,...

EVENTS/TRAINING

Securing the 2020 Cropping Season in the Face of Covid-19 Pandemic

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Nigeria (AGRA)...

ICCIA Trains Members In Tomato Farming

Lagos – The Ikeja Chamber of Commerce Industry...

Edo 2020: Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers in Edo

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise...

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

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

EDITORIAL

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...

NEWS

Hundreds of sea lions to be killed in effort to save endangered fish

Approval to kill up to 840 sea lions in a portion of the north-western U.S.’ Columbia River and...

Food Sustenance: Oyo Empowers Youths On Entrepreneurship, Irrigation Farming

Ibadan – Oyo State government has commenced training of youths in rural communities towards achieving self-sufficiency in food...

ICCIA Trains Members In Tomato Farming

Lagos – The Ikeja Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) has said that it has concluded arrangements...

Edo 2020: Obaseki to raise new generation of farmers in Edo

Edo State Government has announced plans to raise a new generation of farmers who will set the pace...

Floods and 2020 Farming Season: Risk factor to Nigeria’s quest for food security

The 2020 Farming season appears to engender a bountiful harvest but the flash floods all over the nation...

Sanwo-Olu Stresses Need To Focus More On Food Production

 The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that focusing on local food production would increase agricultural production...

How To Make Banana Plantation Multimillion Naira Agribusiness

 Banana farming is the most neglected farming in Nigeria. Yet, holds more promises and profit potential than most...

Crowdfunding Investors Share Experience With XtraLarge

 As the nation is now more focused on agriculture, Nigerians have been called to make effort to invest...

COMMODITY PRICE

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...