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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...

FG begins move to broaden apiculture sector

Head of Audu Ogbe, Minister of AgricultureAs part of its efforts to expand the agricultural sector, the federal government of Nigeria has established a...

Shea Butter Production: A $72 Million Yearly Potential Earnings From Shea...

Shea Butter Production: “At least 500,000 women in rural communities will be empowered by Kaiama Shea Butter Company, based in Quara, offering to plant...

US ambassador charges youth agripreneurs on employment creation

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stewart SymingtonAppeal to young agriprene in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) was aimed at upholding the course...

Tough time awaits Nigerians, as price of rice soars ...

Rice cultureNigerians will need to pull themselves to another round of deprivation, given the growing price of rice, considered the staple food for households...

YFarm targets 10,000 youths for agribusiness by 2020 ...

Agricultural landThe Youth Farming Project (YFarm), the Initiative for the Development of Fresh and Young Brain (FBIN) and Alexian Consueles, said that he trained...

US Ambassador Pushes IITA Youth Agripreneurs To Lead Efforts To Create...

US Ambassador Pushes IITA Youth Agripreneurs To Create Jobs For African Youths: On 28 August, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Stuart Symington,...

Ogun Customs intercepts 6,194 bags of smuggled rice, 340 kegs of...

The Headquarters of the Ogun Customs Administration of Nigeria intercepted 6,194 smuggled sacks of rice, 33 vehicles and other contraband worth more than 382...

Nigeria, Germany Sign Pact On Agriculture, Commerce

Nigeria and Germany at the weekend, signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) in the field of agriculture and trade. The first agreement was signed...

Poisonous rice: Ebonyi Govt. reopens Rice Mill after sanitation

Workers unload the World Rice Exhibition EbonyiChukvumeka Opara The government of Ebony on Thursday ordered the resumption of the Abakalik rice mills Limited two days...

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