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We found the genes that allowed plants to colonise land 500...

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The world 500 million years ago looked very different to today. The land was bare, with only bacteria, fungi and algae able to survive...

8m farmers to benefit from 16,000 geo-clusters scheme – NIRSAL

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The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says eight million farmers will benefit from its 16,000 Geo-Clusters Scheme across the country. Mr...

Father of Cassava, Dr. Dixon, proffers strategies on how researchers can...

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The Director of the Development and Delivery Office of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Alfred Dixon, has called for multiple linkages...

IITA Board of Trustees thumbs up Dr. Sanginga-led growth initiatives to...

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For the eighth time, the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has given a vote of confidence and...

Agribusiness: GIZ-SKYE Partners FarmAgric Foundation to Train 500 Youths

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The programme Skills Development for Youth Employment - SKYE funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by...

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...

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...