Cocoa Farming

PIND SET TO REVIVE COCOA PLANTATIONS, PRODUCTIVITY IN FIVE YEARS

Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has fashioned a five-year plan to revitalise cocoa productivity by rejuvenating existing plantations in the country so as to increase foreign exchange earnings. The Executive Director, Dr. Dara Akala, at the cocoa stakeholders’ meeting in Akure last week, saying efforts to set directions in the subsector […]Continue Reading
Agro Local News Food Security

WHY CASSAVA FLOUR INCLUSION POLICY HAS FAILED, BY AUDU OGBEH

The immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, in Abuja on May 27, a day before his handover. He shared his up and down moments; explained herder-farmer crises, how insurgencies and kidnappings affect food production, latest issues about Bank of Agriculture, cattle ranch development, the cassava flour policy failure and the […]Continue Reading
Food Security

INFLUX OF FAKE TITUS FISH TROUBLES FARMERS, MARKETERS

• It Has Horrible Taste-Vendor • FG Should Pass Fisheries Laws And Regulations- Ashagye, • We Want Outright Ban On Importation-TADAN • It is Caused By Corruption-Oyekoya Consumers and other stakeholders in the fish industry are worried by influx of ‘counterfeit’ Mackerel fish, popularly called Titus fish into the Nigerian market. Mackerel fish is an […]Continue Reading
Agro Science

FIIRO, MULIFELONG TO PRODUCE BRAKE PADS FROM PALM KERNEL

Driven by the need to use local material to manufacture made-in-Nigeria products, reduce wastage, and promote import substitution, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), and Mulifelong Motors Ltd., have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the production of brake pads for vehicles and motorcycles, using palm kernel shells. Mulifelong Motors Continue Reading