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Poultry Farming - One Way To Make

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Most young men picture themselves working in banks and oil companies with elegant offices in the centre of Nigeria 39;s major cities. They want job that will allow them to dine out in top-class restaurants and live luxurious, secure township complexes, rather than working in harsh environments and ...

CHI Farms, ZOETIS to Commission Ultra-modern Veterinary Laboratory in Oyo State

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Chi Farms Limited, a subsidiary of TGI Group, in partnership with ZOETIS, a global animal health care company and representative of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Africa is set to commission an ultra-modern animal care veterinary centre in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria, called ldquo;City Laborat ...

GMO Nigeria: At Last, Science Prevailed

Sunday, August 5, 2018
The greatest global challenge today, especially in Africa is how to make our food more sustainable by 2050. In Nigeria, as in many other African countries, food security and nutrition remain a critical challenge.Production constraints like inversion of insects/pests and diseases,inadequate rainfall ...

‘Feed Nigeria’ Spurred by CIAT Agreement with Alluvial on Groundbreaking Block F

Monday, July 30, 2018
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) today announces a partnership with Alluvial Agriculture, a collective farming business grouping thousands of smallholders in Nigeria. CIAT, a research center for the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) ndash; ...

Cassava: Edo state and IITA explore areas of possible collaboration

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The Edo State Government and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) today agreed to join forces to bring about transformational change in cassava, as the oil-rich state embarks on reforms to diversify its economy. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki revealed his administration ...

FG to Close border with neighbouring country over rice smuggling

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday while speaking wit ...

World cassava conference holds 11-15 June in Cotonou

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
The Global Cassava Partnership for the 21 century (GCP21) will hold a world conference on cassava in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 11-15 June 2018. The conference is the fourth in a series coming after previous ones in Bellagio, Uganda and China, and will feature the latest results from research an ...

Positioning Africa’s Agricultural Sector to Feed the World

Sunday, June 3, 2018
As reported in the Foresight Report (2011), the global food system will experience unprecedented confluence of pressures over the next 40 years. On the demand side, global population which is currently estimated to be about 7billion will increase to eight billion by 2030, and probably to over nine b ...
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