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‘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...

World Food Day: How IITA is addressing food security in Africa,...

IITA World Food Day: Research outputs by Africa Food Prize winner, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and its national partners are helping...

How reforms can reduce poverty and improve food security

Wide-ranging reforms are needed to make Nigeria’s economy more sustainable and resilient, a World Bank Consultant, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has said. Ogunwale said there was...

FG reiterates commitment to end herdsmen/farmers clash

The Federal and state governments are working to create enabling environment that would allow herdsmen and farmers coexist harmoniously. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the...

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