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UNDERSTANDING HOW AFLATOXIN WREAKS HAVOC

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Aflatoxin is the shadowy companion that walks alongside every African. Young or old, rich or poor, we are all at risk from its deathly...

COMMUNIQUE OF ICERIA 2019

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COMMUNIQUE OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONS IN AGRICULTURE HOSTED BY AGROBUSINESS TIMES AT THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL...

Rice price rises by 29.41% in two months

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Price of rice, a staple consumed during festivities in Nigeria, has risen by over 29.41 per cent since July, along with other foodstuffs. This...

Food security in middle belt is real security in Nigeria, Smallholder...

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Smallholder farmers though plagued with many obstacles ranging from flood, drought, lack of access to land, lack of capital and modern farm implements to...

Why Nigeria needs 109 rice mills – Agricullturist

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The Federal Government has been urged to establish at least one mega rice meal in each of Nigeria's 109 senatorial district to encourage the...

CBN approves N75billion loan for agricultural lending in states, Abuja

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the disbursement of about N75billion as loan to farmers in the 36 states and the Federal...

Border Closure: FG inaugurates NFAN executives to boost fish production

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The Federal Government on Tuesday, inaugurated the executive officers of the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), as part of efforts to re-position the...

Expert advocates less consumption of livestock

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As the world grapples with the challenges of global warming, a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Anthony Okonkwo,...

How Nigeria can make fortunes from dairy production, by Aderounmu

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Nigeria can make fortunes from dairy production, if cattle rearing is taken as a business and not culture. This is the submission of the...

Varsities pushing food security beyond campuses

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Some universities have not only joined the global campaign for food security, but they are also concerned about building a future shaped by agricultural...

Cotton farmers expect good harvest, await textile industries takeoff

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Cotton farmers in Nigeria have said access to improved seeds and other inputs led to improved yields on their farms this year. Cotton is grown...

US committed to financial, technical support to Nigerian farmers – USAID

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The United States Agency for International  Development (USAID) has expressed its commitment to providing technical and financial assistance to Nigeria's small-holder farmers.  READ MORE: Stakeholders...

Fish Preservation: FG talks tough on illegal use of dangerous chemicals

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Following growing concerns about the illegal use of dangerous chemicals for the preservation of fish,the federal government has expressed its determination to fight the...

No alternative to agriculture for economic progress- Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the need for states across Nigeria to embrace and promote agriculture, saying there is it is the only...

Six million Nigerians to face food crisis in 2020 – FAO

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The Country Director of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) , Suffyan Koroma, has warned that about six million Nigerians may face acute food insecurity...

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