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Food inflation in Nigeria hits 16% in August

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Food inflation in Nigeria rose in August to 16.0 per cent, compared with 15.48 per cent in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said...

Agrorite Leading The Fight Against Food Insecurity Using Agtech

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The importance of smallholder farmers in society cannot be overstressed. Smallholder farmers put in so much work in order for us to eat quality...

Buhari restates directive to CBN not to support food, fertilizer importation

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President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria not to allocate foreign exchange to importers of food and fertiliser. PREMIUM...

World leaders discuss food systems in Africa

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World leaders on Wednesday discussed the status of food systems in Africa and the essence to build tough systems, to sustain agricultural activities in...

Technological Advances Dramatically Triggering Plant Transformation to Meet Specific Needs ...

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The Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Nigeria chapter and Deputy Director, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Dr. Rose Suniso Gidado, has...

Getting The Correct Postemergence Herbicides For Cassava Farmers In Nigeria, By...

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Weeding in cassava is a tortuous and a back-breaking exercise that limits the ability of farmers to expand their cropped area. However, scientists working...

Biotechnology, Powerful Tool With Potentials To Address Disease Outbreaks, Hunger, Malnutrition,...

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY THE, Ag. DIRECTOR-GENERAL/CEO, NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NABDA), PROFESSOR ALEX AKPA AT THE VIRTUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POST COVID 19 INNOVATIONS...

COVID-19: Netherlands, NABDA, Agrorite Partner Agrobusiness Times For Food Security...

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The 2020 Agrobusiness Times planned national conference on agricultural innovations for food security in the post covid-19 pandemic era, with the theme: "Aggregating Sustainable...

Nigeria agriculture’s contribution to GDP rises despite economic decline

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The agricultural sector contributed 24.6 per cent of the GDP in the second quarter of 2020, doing better than the previous quarter and the...

10 Recommendations for African Governments to Ensure Food Security for Poor...

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“In addition to my fear for health because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am also concerned about food scarcity and prices skyrocketing. The price...

NABDA unfolds programme toward producing N5m yam seedlings — Prof. Akpa

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PROF. Alex Akpa, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), has said that the agency had unfolded programmes capable of producing about five million...

How Food Policy Systems Can Help Respond to and Recover from...

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In January 2019, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres presciently warned that “global challenges are more and more integrated, and the responses are more and more fragmented....

The Central Bank of Nigeria Maize Import Ban: Sentiments, Facts, and...

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When it comes to policies and programmes that can potentially impact a vast majority of people's livelihood and the economy of any nation, data,...

EXPOSED: How Managing Director of NIRSAL, Aliyu Abdulhameed, diverted almost N1bn...

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SaharaReporters has uncovered how Managing Director of Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, Aliyu Abdulhameed, has siphoned close to N1bn using the...

Experts harp on critical inputs as OCP supports 75,000 farmers

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Agriculturists and financial managers have reiterated that farmers have to be empowered with critical farm inputs such as seeds, fertiliser, insecticides and tools to...