President Buhari will on Tuesday unveiled the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja while the price of the commodity in Nigeria keep skyrocketing after several years of ban on importation.
A top federal civil servant has revealed why the Federal Government of Nigeria is moving to rapidly reduce the importation of livestock products into the country.
Why Nigeria’s Biosafety laws must be urgently reviewed, Health of Mother Earth Foundation explains at conference aimed to decolonize the narratives around food systems and the state of biosafety in the the country and Africa at large.
“I have seen it from experience that a farm that is cultivated with organic inputs produces more than those using chemicals. We farmers do not always admit that chemicals are harmful to us. I have been trained in the past on the harmful use of chemicals and I appreciate this training because it has further opened my eyes and added to my knowledge,” one of the farmers trained by HOMEF said.
Julius Berger, in line with its long-term vision, is currently looking into diversification opportunities, based on the emerging developments in Nigeria and the resultant reforms by the Buhari administration.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) will be hosting a webinar on September 29 on the art of scaling: Tools for scaling in a project in a better way and how to build partnerships about scaling.
Along with partners from the NextGen Cassava Breeding Project, researchers at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have discovered new details about the genetic architecture of cassava, which is one of Africa’s most vital crops.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture’s (IITA) Start Them Early Programme (STEP) in Nigeria organised an implementation workshop towards the rapid expansion of the programme in six secondary schools across the six geopolitical zones in Oyo State.
Africa: Involvement of youths in rural development, agric, solution to unemployment crisis, studies say
Studies have shown that the involvement of Africa’s youth in rural development and agriculture will not only boost food security on the continent but also strategically provide solutions to the prevailing problem of unemployment plaguing African societies.
By Akanimo Sampson Nigeria’s National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) is locked in talks with the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project to integrate AKILIMO into the government extension package in the […]