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Fear as donkeys face extinction in Zamfara

For centuries, donkeys have been used as vehicles, especially in the northern part of the country. But the fear of the possible disappearance of...

‘Feed Nigeria’ Spurred by CIAT Agreement With Alluvial On Groundbreaking Block...

"Groundbreaking Block Farming Initiative" The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) today announces a partnership with Alluvial Agriculture, a collective farming business grouping thousands...

Experts Harp On Nutritional Value Of Soya Beans

Nutritional Value Soya Beans: Experts have described soya bean as one of the most consumed legumes in the world, due to its essential nutrients...

IITA And Partners Conduct First Proteomic Investigation In Plantain And Banana

Scientists from IITA and partner institutions have carried out the first known proteomic investigation into plantain. The results of the study are featured in...

Groundnuts Heath Benefits: Heath Benefits Of Eating Groundnuts

Groundnuts Heath Benefits, Groundnuts, also known as peanuts, are considered a very healthy snack. Although small in size it plays a vital nutritional role...

NABG Seeks Private Lab Accreditation

The President, Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG), Alhaji Sani Dangote, has urged the government to encourage accreditation of private laboratories to allow Nigeria to export...

Lagos Commences Enforcement On Unwholesome Meat Transportation

The Lagos State government has reiterated commitment towards attainment of food security and hygienic environment, noting that the two areas occupy the front burner...

Veterinary Council Advocates International Standard For Abattoirs

The Veterinary Council of Nigeria has appealed to state governments to embrace the international standard in building abattoirs in their various states, to ensure...

FG To Enact `Meat Hygienic Act’ To Regulate Abattoirs

The Federal Government has commenced the process of enacting a `Meat Hygienic Act’ to regulate the operations of abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the...

Health Benefits of Brassica oleracea (Cabbage)

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) is associated with vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also an excellent source of manganese, dietary...

Health Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is surprisingly the most widely used dietary condiment in the world today. It’s actually part of the plant family that includes...

42,000 Birds Die As Bird Flu Attack Plateau

Bird Flu killed 42,000 birds in 12 farms in Plateau, between January and February 2017, according to the local chapter of the Poultry Association...

Health, Agric Ministries Join NAFDAC To Tackle Food Poisoning

How safe is the food you eat? Do you know that food is only as good as it is safe? Experts say this is...

Anambra Has No Cattle Market, Functional Abattoirs – Butchers

Butchers Association in Anambra State has expressed worry over absence of cattle market and functional abattoirs in the state. It said lack of the facilities...

‘Trypanosomosis Lies At The Heart Of Africa’s Struggle Against Poverty’

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has said probably more than any other disease affecting both livestock and people, Trypanosomosis threatens human and livestock...

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