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NBMA Act: Strong for a Robust Biosafety System– Ebegba

The Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has said that the NBMA ACT 2015 is strong enough to ensure a...

We’ll begin production of ethanol, glucose syrup from sweet sorghum soon

Nigeria will in the first quarter of 2019 begin the production of ethanol and glucose syrup from sweet sorghum for industrial use. In this...

1,252 farmers get Lagos Agric Value Empowerment Support

The Lagos State government has supported a total of 1,252 farmers in various farming enterprise, to boost their productive capacities in line with the...

‘Limited protectionism will further boost agribusiness’

As the nation enters 2019, the National President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Architect Kabiru Ibrahim expressed hope for a better agribusiness...

Farmers favour use of organic fertiliser for fruit, vegetable farming

Zero Hunger Commodity Farmers Association (ZHCFA) has called for exclusive use of organic fertilisers for the production of fruits and vegetables that are consumed...

Nigeria Leads West African Sub-region On Biosafety

Nigeria Leads West African Biosafety: The Director General of the National Biosafety Management Agency Dr Rufus Ebegba has said that Nigeria has been mandated...

ICIPE breeds insects for feeds, food

The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), one of the research organisations in Africa, is developing and extending tools and strategies for...

FEPSAN eyes export market as FG restricts fertiliser import

The executive secretary, Fertilizer Producers Association of Nigeria (FESPAN), Ahmed Rabiy Kwa, has disclosed that very soon, Nigeria will begin to export NPK fertilizer,...

Buhari empowers constituents with aquaculture training, fish post harvest technology

SENATOR representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Fatai Buhari, has facilitated an empowerment programme in the...

How Gaps in Produce Value Chain Are Crippling Agriculture

Farmers, value chain actors and experts have examined most of the issues affecting the growth of the nation’s agricultural sector.

Ogbeh Visits Beans Market Owned by IDPs, Promises FG Assistance

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, yesterday made a surprise visit to a popular Beans market in Auta Ballefi, Nasarawa State, which is owned by internally displaced person (IDPs) from Borno State.

Flooding: Buhari Approves Compensation For Affected Farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a compensation package has been approved for all flood impacted farmers and fishermen in the country.

Nigeria And A Workable Agricultural Policy

Nigeria And A Workable Agricultural Policy: That Nigeria is an agrarian nation mostly sustained by the efforts of small holder farmers is no longer...

Niger seeks World Bank’s assistance to revive 17 irrigation schemes

- The Niger state government has solicited the help of World Bank...

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