N1.6 billion National Women’s Empowerment Fund will boost agriculture

President Mohammadu Buhari has announced a 1.6 billion Naira National Women’s Empowerment fund to empower the female gender. This is among the Federal Government...

Self-driving farm machinery set to be used in farming

If you think that agriculture is still at the level of ‘Hoe and Cutlass’ or a mere combination of agricultural machinery and equipment, then...

Newly discovered Maize disease may threaten food security

At the time where tomato scarcity is taking a hit on Nigerians due to infestation of Tuta Absoluta, a new maize disease has been...

Holland set to build world’s first floating farm

Most urban farming startups produce just a handful of foods—often greens and herbs—and most urban farmers would say that only a fraction of total...

Agric sector transformation can achieve nutrition security: Kofi Annan

The chairman of the Africa Progress Panel and former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan made it clear that one of the critical and...

Fayose bans cattle grazing in Ekiti over fulani herdsmen attack

In the wake of the on-going crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers/residents of communities in Nigeria, the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has...

Tomato importers sabotage local production of Tomato paste

CEO of Erisco Foods Limited, Mr Eric Umeofia while speaking during the Katsina State Economic Summit revealed that a cabal of tomato importers have...

Investment in agriculture can reduce hunger and poverty in Africa

While Africa is expected to experience its slowest growth rate this millennium, Kanayo Nwanze, the President of the UN’s International Fund For Agricultural Development...

Picture moments from the AgroFood & PlastPrintPack Nigeria 2016

The AgroFood & PlastPrintPack conference and exhibition was held in Lagos Nigeria on 26-28 April 2016 at the Landmark Centre. The conference witnessed trade...

Farmers may become the next target of Cyber-attack

As Precision agriculture is gradually being adopted globally and farmers embracing technology and becoming increasingly technology inclined, there are indications that the threat to...