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World Food Day: How IITA is addressing food security in Africa,...

IITA World Food Day: Research outputs by Africa Food Prize winner, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and its national partners are helping...

How reforms can reduce poverty and improve food security

Wide-ranging reforms are needed to make Nigeria’s economy more sustainable and resilient, a World Bank Consultant, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has said. Ogunwale said there was...

FG reiterates commitment to end herdsmen/farmers clash

The Federal and state governments are working to create enabling environment that would allow herdsmen and farmers coexist harmoniously. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the...

Nigeria Will Not Achieve Food Security, Unless It Becomes Right Of...

Professor Gbolagade Ayola Professor Gbolagade Ayola, Chairman, Voices for...

Institute Cautions Farmers Against Using Waste Water For Irrigation

Dr. Martin Eduvie, Head of Training, National Water...

Improved research funding critical to raising education standard – Researchers

Until the country prioritizes funding for research institutions, the education sector will remain in the forest, says Laudoka Akintole University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso...

Nigeria Wheat Imports Jump 31% on Declining Local Production

Nigeria & # 039; s Wheat production was 60,000 tons at the end of the 2016–1917 season, according to data from the US Department...

Fabricators Enjoy Farmers’ Patronage in Yobe

Local producers of agricultural machinery in Yobe said that farmers at the peak of the harvest season increased the demand for local machinery.The manufacturers...

Nigerians Will Be Lifted From Poverty If Agriculture Is Given Priority...

Doris Egberamen Doris Egberamen, Founder of Push Africa in...

Zero Hunger By 2030; States, LGAs To Invest 5% Of Their...

Zero Hunger 2030: The federal government has asked states and local governments to invest at least five percent of their budget in agriculture to...

AIICO Insurance unveils new initiative to boost Agriculture, economy

Insurance Plc, on Wednesday launched its new product aimed at strengthening the agricultural sector. Mr Edwin Igbiti, managing director of AIICO, said at the launch...

Poor access to finance halts agribusiness success in Nigeria

Lack of access to finance in the value chain in agriculture was described as a serious obstacle that stopped agricultural business and productivity in...

FG Mulls Establishment of Seed Devt. Fund

The Federal Government has begun consideration for the establishment of seed development fund aimed at boosting the production of improved and quality seeds for...

Audu Ogbeh says Nigeria may experience shortage of rice in 2019

- Audu Ogbe, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, advises farmers to use water that moves away from flooding to transplant rice in order...

Scientists’ Breakthrough Brings Hope For Banana Resistance Breeding To Deadly Bacterial...

Deadly Bacterial Wilt Disease, A team led by scientists from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have announced a breakthrough in the search...

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