Firm To Establish 10,000-Hectare Farm At UNILORIN

Oriental Energy Resources Ltd., an oil company, is to establish a commercial farm in University of Ilorin. Towards this, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, the executive chairman...

Farmers’ Field Day showcases tropical legume III

Smallholder farmers in Benue State are excited that they no longer have to contend with low quality cowpea seeds which often yield little or...

In Mauritius, Sugar Cane Means Money, Renewable Energy

Far out into the Indian Ocean where it is forced to be self-reliant, the island nation of Mauritius is weaning itself off fossil fuels...

Technology: New Satellites to Protect Agriculture in Africa

An early warning system that relies on satellites to avoid the devastation of African farmers’ crops...

Eti-Oni Cocoa Festival: Oyetola Promise To Support Agriculture And Tourism

Executive Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola said his administration is working towards partnering individuals, communities, organizations as well as local and foreign...

Buhari lauds Nigerians over ‘$21bn’ savings on food import

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which he said has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency and...

FG leases out 50,000 hectares of RBDA lands to commercial farmers

THE Federal Government (FG) has leased out 50,000 hectares of the River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs) to commercial farmers to boost agricultural production. It said...

FG, AfDB inaugurate $256m intervention projects for North-East

The Federal Government in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Thursday inaugurated a 256 million dollars Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood...

Self sufficiency in Sugar : Nigeria needs 250,000 hectares of cane cultivation, says NSDC

Sugarcane-Farming By Joy Odigie Benin –   The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) says Nigeria needs about 250, OOO hectares of land for sugarcane cultivation and...

Digital Marketing Playing Big Role In Agriculture – Ogunyebi

Olawale Ogunyebi Olawale Ogunyebi, the Director of MTC Agroprenuer Incubation Centre, in this interview with SEYI TAIWO-OGUNTUASE, spoke on the need for farmers to come...

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