Agriculture

Farm Estates Not Same As RUGA -National Agricultu

Friday, September 10, 2021
The executive secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) Paul Ikonne, , announced on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the agency to establish farm estates. The development was greeted with rejection in some quarters over the claim that the ...

Zimbabwean Young Farmers Lead The Charge In Agriculture

Monday, August 23, 2021
Agriculture in Zimbabwe is on an upswing and young people are the driving force. For example, the country is set to harvest 2.8 million tons of maize this year, triple the 2020 harvest, and making it the highest output in 20 years. The anticipated 2021 bumper harvest should finally ensure ...

Harnessing The West African Dwarf Goats (wad) Population For Milk Production

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Recently, i was a guest of an effervescent sexagenarian who is an ex-banker with an obsessive passion for farming. His entrepreneurial adrenaline still keeps gushing like a broken pipe. What started as a hobby has morphed into a full-time profession. He is now flirting with the idea of incorporating ...

Ecobank Set To Host 2nd Agribusiness And Food Security Summit

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Lagos, May 25, 2021 - All is now set for the 2nd edition of the Ecobank Agribusiness and Food Security Summit organized in association with Vanguard Economic Forum Series. The primary content objective of summit is to discuss the role of technology and digitisation across the agricultural val ...

Fao: Agriculture Will Make Or Break Africa's Free Trade

Sunday, May 16, 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) holds the potential to lift millions of people out of poverty and end chronic food insecurity in Africa. However, its success rests on countries rsquo; ratification and implementation, in particular in the agriculture sector. Africa depends ...

Angola Suspends 3 Tv Channels For Alleged Improper Registration

Friday, May 14, 2021
New York, May 14, 2021 mdash; Angola rsquo;s government should allow the television channels Record TV Africa, Vida TV, and Zap Viva to return to the airwaves, and should stop harassing media outlets critical of the government, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On April 19, the Mi ...

Sanwo-Olu Launches 5-Year Agricultural and Food Security Roadmap

Saturday, April 24, 2021
I am excited to make history with you all today as we launch Lagos State rsquo;s 5-Year Agricultural and Food Security Roadmap. At the inception of this administration in May 2019, we identified food security as a major policy thrust of this Government and a key component of our T.H.E.M.E.S Agend ...

Poultry Association Of Nigeria Celebrates 2020 World Egg Day: Eat Your Egg Today

Friday, October 9, 2020
Egg is the most suitable food for human consumption. It has not less than 98% body absorption rate. It is a dietary mainstay, not only for breakfast but to feed needing kids, it only stands in for a quick lunch or supper. Though, for many decades back, eggs had an unwholesome reputation It was t ...

"Agric Remains Sure Alternative To Oil Driven Economy", Umahi.

Friday, August 21, 2020
Ebonyi state Governor, Chief David Umahi has called on the people of the State including youths to engage in Agriculture as it remains a sure alternative to an oil driven economy. The Governor who stated this during the Launching/inauguration of State Chapter/Excos of the National Sesame Seed Ass ...

Bayero University Kano (BUK) Secures $20m World Bank Grant for Agric Research

Saturday, June 27, 2020
The Centre for Dry Land Agriculture, Bayero University Kano (BUK) has received $20 million World Bank grant for research and development of agriculture. Speaking at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Dantata Foods and Allied Products and the Centre, the vice-chancellor, Prof ...
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