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Following a recent claim by the Executive Director of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Prof Olufemi Peters that Nigerian farmers and agro-based companies spend USD400 million annually on pesticides, Daily Trust examines the situation and discusses with...
By; Sheila Ukadike Debate and discussions on Genetically Modified Organisms / Foods (GMO) have become the new song in the lips of many Nigerians and Agric stakeholders in Nigeria today. Most people have been wondering if genetically modified foods are actually...
Nigerians spend as much as N25.2bn on feeding themselves on a daily basis according to a recent report released by NOI Polls. The report stated that about 80% of Nigerians which is about 140 million of the nation’s population of...
Farming in Nigeria has taken a dramatic turn to better directions in recent years, creating jobs and opportunities for Entrepreneurs who dare to go into farming Business. Millionaires are currently being made every year through Farming in Nigeria and...
Deployment of cutting-edge Agricultural technology will boost the quality of Nigerian produce and therefore ensure that the country meets the requisite standard for exports – words of the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr...
An agriculture expert, Mr Lucas Adeniji, on Thursday, described Nigeria as an “untapped agricultural house”, saying the sector was capable of turning the fortunes of the nation around. Adeniji, who is the Chief Executive Officer, Neji Farms Limited, stated this...
At the rice-fish-poultry-piggery farm of the University of Ibadan, students master the act of growing rice and animal husbandry in the same place. It is an integrated farm. The fish eat weeds, bugs and molluscs that carry pests; their...
The National Egg Production scheme is currently generating controversy with a civil rights group, the Centre for Social Justice sueing the minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at the Federal High Court, Abuja The group, according to news reports, wanted...
A poultry expert, Professor Owolabi Saka Lamidi, has said the nation will witness severe shortage of pullets in the future if the home bred Shika Brown continues to be neglected. This comes amidst reports of apparent looming scarcity of layer...
As Nigeria embraces a challenging economic diversification process, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG-F) is working in Kaduna to pilot an innovative approach aimed at revamping the food sector to creating new jobs for young people, increase...

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