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...

Adesina’s agric fund for African youths increase to $600K

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina’s agripreneur fund to assist African youths, has increased to $600,000. Adesina last week after winning the 2017 World Food...