Agribusiness

INVESTMENTS IN AGRIC TO BOOST PEACE IN NIGERIA, OTHERS, SAYS FAO

Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in Africa, Abebe Haile Gabriel, has said investments in food security and resilience could lead to peace in 10 conflict-ridden African countries. According to him, hunger in affected countries is on the rise by reversing gains from efforts made in last decade. In a […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness Agro Training

‘EDO FADAMA PROJECT CREATED 3000 JOBS IN 2019’

The Edo Coordinator of Fadama 111 project, Mr. Edward lzevbigie, has said the Fadama 111 additional financing created over 3,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state in 2019. According to Izevbigie, the creation of the jobs was made possible by the state government through the payment of the counterpart funds for the project in 2019.He said, […]Continue Reading
Oil Palm Farming

OIL PALM PRODUCERS LAMENT CHALLENGES, CALL FOR NATIONAL COUNCIL

Large, medium and small-scale crude palm oil (CPO) producers and processors in Nigeria have identified high cost of credit facilities, too many frivolous levies from government agencies, low investments, planting of low-yielding varieties by smallholder farmers, poor power supply and aversion for agriculture as some of the challenges retarding the sector. These challenges Continue Reading
Agribusiness

HOW TO ATTAIN FOOD SECURITY IN NIGERIA – SHARUBUTU

Non-commercialisation of research findings by various agricultural institutes has been identified as one of the challenges that may give rise to hunger in Nigeria. The acting executive secretary of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Garuba Sharubutu, stated this in Abuja while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private investor to Continue Reading