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Farmers Get Drought, Insect-resistant Maize From NABDA

Farmers Get Drought, Insect-resistant Maize From NABDA

Nigerian farmers will receive a boost  this planting season to improve food production as the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has promised to release an insect and drought-resistant maize to the farmers. The director general of the agency, Prof. Abdullahi ...

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Lagos Govt Trains 8,000 Farmers, Seeks Project Extension

Lagos Govt Trains 8,000 Farmers, Seeks Project Extension

The  Lagos State Government has said it has empowered over 8,000 farmers through the Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support project since its inception. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya, disclosed this on Monday during a courtesy visit ...

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Osun Food Initiative Reduced Hardship, Says Govt

Osun Food Initiative Reduced Hardship, Says Govt

Osun State Government has restated its commitment to sustaining the social intervention programmes aimed at raising the standard of living of the people.  This assurance was given by the state Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, Mr. Olalekan Badmus, ...

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2,000 Fish Farmers Receive Inputs From FCT Administration

2,000 Fish Farmers Receive Inputs From FCT Administration

No fewer than 2,000 individuals and fishery cooperative groups from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have benefitted from the minister of state for FCT, Dr Rama Tijjani Aliyu’s distribution of assorted fishery inputs to fish ...

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Rising Wheat, Corn Prices May Worsen Food Crisis In Nigeria

Rising Wheat, Corn Prices May Worsen Food Crisis In Nigeria

Following Russia’s decision to pull out of an agreement that guaranteed safe passage for ships carrying grain exports from Ukraine, farmers in Nigeria have lamented that this would put more pressure on the already high food prices in the country. ...

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Rising Food Prices Hitting Nigerians Hard, NHRC Laments

Rising Food Prices Hitting Nigerians Hard, NHRC Laments

The National Human Rights Commission on Sunday raised concern over the rising food prices in the country, saying it had worsened access to healthy and nutritious food, especially among Internally Displaced Persons and vulnerable groups, leading to an increase in ...

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Flooding: Food Scarcity, Rising Prices Imminent

Flooding: Food Scarcity, Rising Prices Imminent

There are strong indications that the prices of food items may continue to rise due to the devastating floods that have ravaged most states and washed away farms and destroyed people’s properties. Farmers in different parts of the country have ...

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Innovation In Agriculture Key To Survival – Obasanjo

Innovation In Agriculture Key To Survival – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said innovation in agriculture is key to human survival and development. Obasanjo said this at the Grand Award Night for the 2022 Nigeria Prize for Literature, Science and Literary Criticism, organised by the Nigeria LNG ...

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Adopt Tech Innovations, Lagos Govt Advises Horticulturists

Adopt Tech Innovations, Lagos Govt Advises Horticulturists

The Lagos State Government has advised horticulturists in the state to adopt technological innovations that are environmentally eco-friendly in their activities. The General Manager of the Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Agency, Daisi Oso, gave this advice, according to ...

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Federal Govt To Domesticate Chinese Technology For Mushroom Production

Federal Govt To Domesticate Chinese Technology For Mushroom Production

The federal government and stakeholders in the agriculture sector have taken a significant step to domesticate Juncao technology, an innovation from China to improve the production of mushrooms as well as fight desertification and protect the environment against climate change. ...

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