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Famine Looms As New Diseases Threaten Farm Produce

The Coordinating Director of the Nigerian Agricultural and Quarantine Service (NAQS), Vincent Isegwu, has stressed the need to be on the watch out for...

Mixed Reactions Trail Nigeria’s Yam Exports

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have expressed mixed reactions on Nigeria’s new policy to export yams to UK and the U.S., saying Nigeria has...

Nigeria Striving To Be World’s Top Yam Exporter – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has pledged support for yam producers, saying the country is pushing to become the...

Investing In Seeds Central To Meeting Demands – IITA

The director, system and site integration, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah, has urged investors in seed production plants to help...

Akinwumi Adesina Emerges 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina, whose name was selected yesterday...

FAO Distributes Seeds, Fertilisers To Over 1Million Farmers in North-east

As part of efforts, led by the Government, to restore livelihoods and combat critical levels of food insecurity and malnutrition in areas affected by...

FG Restates Commitment To Job Creation Through Agriculture

The Federal government through the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has again expressed the political will and commitment...

Osun Govt. Provides 15 Hectares Of Land For Commercial Farming

The Osun State Government on Thursday said it had provided about 15 hectares of land for large scale cultivation to boost food production in...

Effects Of Uncontrolled Rosewood Exploitation In Nigeria

The present public forest estate which was acquired between 1900 and 1970 embraces 100,000km2 or 11 percent of the total land area of the...

Nigeria’s ‘Great Farm’ Model Bears Fruit In Time Of High Insecurity

The Buhari administration has set two targets for farming: to reduce the country’s food import bill — currently about $6bn a year, according to...

Nigeria To Get Out Of Recession Through Agriculture – Presidency

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu says efforts to get the nation out of its present economic challenges is beginning to yield positive results, especially in...

Feed The Future Nigeria Engages Media for Effective Agricultural Policy Advocacy

The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project has engaged members of the Nigerian Media, on the platform of the Nigeria Union of Journalists...

Federal Government To Take Biometric Of 16m Farmers

The Federal Government is to take new biometric database of 16 million farmers to enable them benefit from intervention packages during the 2017 cropping...

Tomato Farming: Fadama Lauds Women, Youth Participation

The coordinator of the Fadama National Project, Taiwo Adewumi, has lauded women and Youth groups in Kaduna State over their involvement in tomato farming. He...

Tackling Youth Unemployment With Agriculture

Founder of Agrihub Ronke Aderinoye is an ex-banker and agro-entrepreneur. Her expertise is in agriculture and rural services. She works with farmers in Ogun...

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