Institute develops fortified organic fertiliser, composts

Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan has developed fortified organic fertiliser, enriched composts through partially aerated technique within a highly reduced period...

USAID to support ACE on agric programme

Peter Dada,  Akure The United State Agency for International Development says it is set to provide technical assistance to Adeyemi College of Education in...

Lagos to boost food sufficiency through cocoa.

Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Government has  said it is planning  to  take advantage of   cocoa value chain  production to enhance food security and employment...

Ogbeh inspects first organic banana plantation for export – NNN

Bananas Kwali (FCT), March 22, 2019 Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday inspected the first organic banana plantation...

Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy secures additional $1 million, set to scale enterprise

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s Agritech company, has secured an additional $1 million seed funding from international investors, Cox Enterprises and Techstars, along with local investor Ajayi Solutions. The round...

Many youths don’t know there’re opportunities in agribusiness –Olukanni

Kehinde Olukanni, 25, is the founder and president of Agri Pals Global Farms. The agriculture graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, tells MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI...

How PPP in weather information boosts food production

Corn Sharp decline in global oil prices in recent years, depletion of the nation’s foreign exchange earnings and consequent economic hardship in the country have...

Farmers, Agro Stakeholders Set Agric Agenda For Buhari’s Second Term

Buhari LAGOS – With the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office, as declared by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), stakeholders in...

How to reduce hunger in the world.

The human race is one family, regardless of nationality, religion, race or colour. We all have the same blood running through our bodies. We...

Declare war on fall army worms

Maize farmers in Nigeria are worried over the invasion of a pest called Fall Army Worm (FAW) that attacks their farms and destroys farm...

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