• December 15, 2019

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UK Institute honours Nigerian on cassava post-harvest technology

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich has recognized a local technological device developed by a Nigerian on the transformation of the cassava value chain development and other crops in Africa. The technology, ‘flash dryer’ dries agricultural products such as yam, cassava, potato and other granulated food commodities for elongated shelf life. ...

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7yrs after, FCT Fish Farm Estate still unattractive to farmers

Located at Barangoni village in Bwari Area Council, the 10-hectare fish farm estate was a well-conceived model that would have triggered massive production of fish not only in the estate, but also the surrounding areas. The project, which was commissioned in 2012 amidst fanfare by the then Minister of State for FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, is...

Agriculturist Advises Farmers To Cultivate Cassava With Vitamin A Nutrients To Curb Malnutrition

An agriculturist, Mrs Bola Adeyemo, has called on more local farmers to embrace the cultivation of Cassava with Vitamin nutrients to address malnutrition and hunger. Adeyemo, also a food processor, made the call on Thursday in Lagos while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Vitamin A helps form and maintains…

Yuletide: Lagos to rid live birds of swine disease, targets 17 markets

The government of Lagos state is embarking on a disinfection and decontamination exercise in 17 major live bird markets across the state. State Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal explained that the exercise is targeted at preventing the widespread of the harmful swine disease, especially when the need for birds increases…

Federal University of Agriculture Zuru takes off next year

The Federal Government has said the newly established Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State will take off in September, 2020. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, who stated this while inaugurating the Interim Management Committee for the institution in Abuja, said the federal government…

‘Farmers must adopt new technologies for profit’

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture is committed to refocusing the agricultural sector by educating farmers on the right technologies to adopt during production, processing, packaging and marketing. The Director, Extension Services of the Ministry, Dr. Karima Babangida, made this known during the 2019 Annual National Agricultural Extension Review and Planning…

UK Institute honours Nigerian on cassava post-harvest technology

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich has recognized a local technological device developed by a Nigerian on the transformation of the cassava value chain development and other crops in Africa. The technology, ‘flash dryer’ dries agricultural products such as yam, cassava, potato and other granulated food…

7yrs after, FCT Fish Farm Estate still unattractive to farmers

Located at Barangoni village in Bwari Area Council, the 10-hectare fish farm estate was a well-conceived model that would have triggered massive production of fish not only in the estate, but also the surrounding areas. The project, which was commissioned in 2012 amidst fanfare by the then Minister of State…

Why ‘big men’ acquire, lockup large farmlands

One of the major eye-catching features along the highways leading into Abuja,  Nigeria’s federal capital city, is the number of large expanses of farmlands which the well-to-do in society acquire, fence and lock up. The farms are, however left with little or no farming activity going on, on them. Along…

Re-bagging of Rice: Consumers call for clampdown on ‘unpatriotic’ act

There have been calls by consumers of rice in Plateau state for an investigation on the re-bagging of local rice by dealers in the city of Jos. Urging the government of Plateau to act on the prevailing circumstance, the consumers described the act as unpatriotic. Consumers who spoke with newsmen…

Agriculturist Advises Farmers To Cultivate Cassava With Vitamin A Nutrients To Curb Malnutrition
Yuletide: Lagos to rid live birds of swine disease, targets 17 markets
Federal University of Agriculture Zuru takes off next year
‘Farmers must adopt new technologies for profit’
UK Institute honours Nigerian on cassava post-harvest technology
7yrs after, FCT Fish Farm Estate still unattractive to farmers
Why ‘big men’ acquire, lockup large farmlands
Re-bagging of Rice: Consumers call for clampdown on ‘unpatriotic’ act
Farmers’ Group Urge Govt To Increase Investment In Agriculture
GAIN: PLAN bows out in grand style, to officially wind up Dec 31st
Group Partners Japanese Firms To Introduce Modular Rice Milling Machine
Blind Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Beg Oyo Govt For Assistance
Agriculturist Advises Farmers To Cultivate Cassava With Vitamin A Nutrients To Curb Malnutrition
Yuletide: Lagos to rid live birds of swine disease, targets 17 markets
Federal University of Agriculture Zuru takes off next year
‘Farmers must adopt new technologies for profit’
UK Institute honours Nigerian on cassava post-harvest technology
7yrs after, FCT Fish Farm Estate still unattractive to farmers
Why ‘big men’ acquire, lockup large farmlands
Re-bagging of Rice: Consumers call for clampdown on ‘unpatriotic’ act
Farmers’ Group Urge Govt To Increase Investment In Agriculture
GAIN: PLAN bows out in grand style, to officially wind up Dec 31st
Group Partners Japanese Firms To Introduce Modular Rice Milling Machine
Blind Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Beg Oyo Govt For Assistance