AGCO to support Zambian farmers in the purchase of farm equipment.

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has established a Retail Finance Partnership to support Zambian farmers in the purchase of farm...

Residents laud State Government on fair sales of Lake rice

As the Lagos State Government commences the yuletide sales of Lake Rice, residents who besieged designated sales centres across the State have lauded the...

Third Nutritious Food Fair tasks women to shun malnutrition, hidden hunger

At least 53% of deaths in women and children worldwide result from malnutrition, the World Health Organisation has said. In Nigeria, the situation is...

Ganduje urges FG to resuscitate the Gari Irrigation Project in Kano

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on Federal Government to resuscitate the Gari Irrigation Project in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of...

Dangote emerges the only African in Bloomberg 50 list of most...

Aliko Dangote was honored last night at the Bloomberg 50 annual gala dinner at New York's iconic Gotham Hall. Bloomberg's list of 50 most...

ASHON to operate N50bl commodities exchange to support agriculture

The Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON), plans to operate a N50bl commodities exchange in Q3, 2018 as part of its efforts in...

Armed thugs invade NIFOR, take over office of the Executive Director

Thugs armed with dangerous weapons have invaded the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Edo State, sacking the Executive Director, before taking over...

AfDB Launches Youth Advisory Group to Create 25 Million Jobs

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative...

Obasanjo: Agriculture is the only solution to end poverty in Nigeria

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo said in Ibadan, Oyo Sate on Friday that the only way to eradicate poverty in Nigeria was to...

Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs as the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

By Bunmi Oloruntoba Considered the “Nobel Prize of agriculture,” the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to...

natnudO donates 5,000 Noiler birds and 7,5000 eggs to IDPs

Due to high malnutrition rate, infant and maternal mortality, and stunting among children in rural Nigeria, natnudO Foods Limited, producer of natnudO Chicken and...

Nutritious Food Fair 2017 is here

Attracting thousands of participants in the public and private sectors annually, the 2017 edition of Nutritious Food Fair will open on November 28 through...

Edo To Cultivate 100,000 Hectares of oil palm In 3 Years

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has reiterated the goal of his administration to cultivate 100,000 hectares of oil palm plantation in the state...

Dangote pledges $100 Million to fight malnutrition in Nigeria

The recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit 2017, held in Milan, Italy, convened governments, international agencies, foundations, civil society organisations and businesses to accelerate the global...

Nigeria Agribusiness Group to provide tomato farmers with improved seedlings

The Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG) on Thursday said it would provide improved tomato seedlings to tomato farmers to boost their production nationwide. The Vice President...

University communities should embrace agriculture to feed its students – Babcock...

Vice Chancellor of Babcock University, Prof. Ademola Tayo, has advised university communities in the country to embraced agriculture and feed its students.    He said the...

Goat milk is more beneficial to human than cow milk –...

Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS) has recommended the consumption of goat milk, saying “it is more beneficial to healthy growth than cow...

Katsina Government invests N200 million in rice and cotton production

The Katsina State Government says it has invested N200 million in rice and cotton production under the Anchor Borrowers Programme in the state. Dr Abba...

IITA-CWMP records major breakthrough in weed management

Ongoing research by the Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) may have recorded a major milestone in...

TAAT strategy to guarantee 513 million tons of additional food production

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge and innovation-based...