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A Kano-based farmer has developed a local on-farm storage system capable of keeping onions for over six months with the freshness and quality intact. Speaking with Daily Trust in Kaduna recently, the onion farmer, Abubakar Jibril Madigawa, disclosed that when...
Farmers in Nigeria may no longer depend on the old method of planting cassava all year round. The coordinator of Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mrs Maria Ukpayang, who stated this recently. She said that her group has...
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, will own 50,000 cows by 2019, and produce 500 million litres of milk per year. The group, principally owned by Africa’s richest man, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800...
The Federal Government and international development organisations must refocus their policies on agriculture to reshape their interventions to mitigate the negative impact of the recent devaluation of the Naira on the sector growth, a study by two development groups...
Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has advised critics of the Federal Government yam export policy to grow the commodity. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday, Mr. Ogbeh dismissed the criticisms of the policy, saying the effort...
The Federal Government and international development organisations must refocus their policies on agriculture to reshape their interventions to mitigate the negative impact of the recent devaluation of the Naira on the sector growth, a study by two development groups...
Nigeria AgroFood Expo is set to hold on the 13th to 15th July, 2017 at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Be a part of this lucrative event with numerous local and international industry leading companies by visiting the Nigeria...
An environmental engineer, Mr Isaac Bryant, on Saturday urged conversion of human urine into fertiliser and other products that would have higher environmental value. “Urine, which most of us consider as waste, is a valuable resource which we can use...
The director, system and site integration, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah, has urged investors in seed production plants to help meet the demand for improved seeds. He said this will enhance quality seed availability as more...
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have expressed mixed reactions on Nigeria’s new policy to export yams to UK and the U.S., saying Nigeria has yet to attain self-sufficiency in yam production. The stakeholders told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...

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