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High cost of rice may persist as yuletide beckons

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It is gradually becoming real that majority of homes may have to celebrate the coming yuletide season without consumption of rice, which has become...

How Nigeria can be food-secure in 2021, by FUNAAB VC Salako

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Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture, Prof. Felix Kolawole Salako, speaks on how Nigeria can be food-secure in 2021 despite challenges of crop...

Marijuana: Controversies over Ondo’s new ‘gold mine’

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More than a decade after the death of Stephen Oladipupo Owomoyela, popularly known as Dr. Orlando Owoh, his stance on the consumption of Cannabis...

We need national drainage architecture to stop incessant flooding, says Bagudu

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Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, spoke to GBENGA AKINFENWA, on the impact of the current flood in the state, the threat to food...

FG lists reasons agric revolution is working

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• Urges Nigerians to support local food production • Don calls for more conducive environment The Federal Government has itemised reasons agricultural agenda of the government...

COVID-19: Why Nigerians should avoid imported frozen foods now

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As part of moves to permanently flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, health experts have cautioned Nigerians on the consumption...

Onion farmers plead for increased investment

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The Secretary, Onion Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aliyu Umar, has called for more investment in onion farming in order to cash in on its...

Harnessing scent leaves for export, domestic use

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Cultivation of Clover Basil, popularly called scent leaves is one area with enormous export potential, but only a few fractions of Nigerian farmers are...

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...