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BusinessAgro FUNAAB Michael Ozoje

Don canvasses improved performance to actualise livestock potentials

For the livestock industry to grow and provide protein needs of Nigerians, the performance of the livestock breeds has to improve significantly.   Professor Michael Ozoje said this while delivering the 58th Inaugural Lecture of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), titled, “Chronicles of Livestock Improvement: Excerpts From The […]

USAID, partners reward Fall Armyworm tech solution companies with $450,000
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USAID, partners reward Fall Armyworm tech solution companies with $450,000

Fall Armyworms • The pest destroys over 80 crops, says FAO There is optimism that voracious Fall Army Worms (FAW) ravaging maize and other essential crops across Africa would be overcome soon as the U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture […]

School feeding programme: Poultry owners chide government for awarding contract to cronies
BusinessAgro Features Maryam Uwais Poultry

School feeding programme: Poultry owners chide government for awarding contract to cronies

Middlemen Take The Profits — Farmers With the recent revelation by the Special Adviser to the President on National Social Welfare Programme, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, that Federal Government feeds pupils under the school feeding programme with over six million eggs weekly, many would have thought that poultry farming is the […]

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IITA DG seeks collaboration with Sudan on cassava transformation

As IITA, Sudan Sign MoU The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga, has assured that the collaboration between IITA and Sudan will put smiles on the faces of farmers in northern Africa. This was contained in an address to a presidential delegation from […]

BusinessAgro Features Karitia Caulibaly Nteranya Sanginga

Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

BusinessAgro Features Karitia Caulibaly Nteranya Sanginga

Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

Audu Ogbeh BusinessAgro e-Wallet

FG reaffirms commitment to create jobs through e-wallet systems

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to create jobs for Nigerian youths through e-wallet systems, which will increase productivity and ensure sustainable development. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this during the agricultural show/farm exhibition organised as part of the activities marking the World […]

JDPC, ActionAid urge Ondo to tackle agric challenges
ACTIONAID BusinessAgro Features JDPC Justice Development and Peace Centre Ondo

JDPC, ActionAid urge Ondo to tackle agric challenges

Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu The Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC) and ActionAid Nigeria have identified some challenges in the agricultural sector, revealing that they constitute obstacles to farmers in Ondo State.   At a one-day consultative meeting on the 2019 Ondo State Agriculture Budget in Akure on […]

How to harness water for dry season farm irrigation
Agriculture BusinessAgro Dry season Features Irrigation Rain

How to harness water for dry season farm irrigation

Drip irrigation kit Obeying the law of demand and supply, prices of agricultural produce in dry seasons are often much higher than produce in the rainy seasons because rain-fed agriculture allows all farmers to cultivate and harvest almost simultaneously. For instance, tubers of yam are ridiculously cheap now, from the […]

How to harness water for dry season farm irrigation
Agriculture BusinessAgro Dry season Features Irrigation Rain

How to harness water for dry season farm irrigation

Drip irrigation kit Obeying the law of demand and supply, prices of agricultural produce in dry seasons are often much higher than produce in the rainy seasons because rain-fed agriculture allows all farmers to cultivate and harvest almost simultaneously. For instance, tubers of yam are ridiculously cheap now, from the […]

Dokubo expresses hope of boom in fishing sector
BusinessAgro Features fishing Niger Delta Professor Charles Dokubo

Dokubo expresses hope of boom in fishing sector

Professor Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme in (middle, front role), from the right, Professor George Salachas; Dr Effiong Essien; Mr Ioannis  Inglesis and Mr George Dimakopoulos during the visit of Greece trainers to the Amnesty Office in Abuja, on […]

Embracing technologies as panacea for youth involvement in farming
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Embracing technologies as panacea for youth involvement in farming

Gartner Callaway Farm Charles Maduabueke writes on why innovations and technologies are needed tools in the quest to eliminate hunger through agriculture. Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by 2050, according to a report entitled, World Population Prospects: The 2017 version, released by UN Department […]