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Ooni honours IITA boss Sanginga over contributions to agriculture

The Ooni of Ife, (Dr) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has conferred a traditional title, the Aare Afurugbin-Ola of the Source, on the Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga, following his contributions to agriculture and youth development in Nigeria and Africa. While honouring Sanginga with the title in his Continue Reading
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State of the Art Cofco, Ukraine Facility

We’re Supplying the World’s Food Infrastructure Feeding the world requires a global network of infrastructure and technology to store, blend, mix, convey, condition, process, and protect hundreds of millions of tons of agriculture inputs and crops flowing around the world daily. Our AGI products, equipment, and technology facilitates this global movement, from growing Continue Reading
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Agribusiness firm Ellah Lakes announces partnership to build sugar refinery

In December 2021, the company sealed a similar deal with the Enugu State Government to boost rice production. Agribusiness company Ellah Lakes Plc has announced a partnership with Montserrado Investment Limited via a joint venture for the development of a 600 tonnes of cane per day (tcd) sugar refinery. Ellah Lakes Plc made the disclosure in a […]Continue Reading
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CASHEW APPLE JUICE IS BELIEVED TO BE RICH IN VITAMIN C, AND CAROTENOIDS, IS USED AS A REMEDY TO TREAT SORE THROAT AND CHRONIC DYSENTERY

It is the season for harvesting of cashew fruits in Nigeria and many farmers have already commenced the process of sun-drying and bagging harvested nuts for export. Botanically referred to as Anarcadium occidentale, cashew is an evergreen tropical shrub or tree that bears both an apple-shaped fruit (cashew apple or cashew fruit) and the “cashew nut” attached […]Continue Reading
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ANALYSIS: How African countries can Maximise their lakes, rivers

Land-linked countries are responsible for maritime safety and development along Africa’s many rivers and lakes Maritime security is not limited to activities at sea – inland waterways are also part of the maritime domain, says the African Union (AU). Africa’s Great Lakes, several of which are among the largest water bodies in the world, are the lifeblood […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria needs new ‘seed system’ to cut cassava-based food prices — IITA expert

Nigeria needs to adopt a “new seed system approach” to compete globally so as to keep the prices of cassava-based foods stable and affordable in the country, agriculturists at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have said. IITA’s digital extension and advisory specialist, Godwin Atser, in a statement on Sunday, said Lateef Sanni, the Continue Reading
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OYO, OGUN, OTHER FARMERS TO EARN €9.7M ANNUALLY FROM NETHERLANDS FUNDED HORTINIGERIA PROJECT

• PROJECT IMPLEMENTED BY IFDC The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria has awarded the HortiNigeria Program to International Fertilizers Development Center (IFDC) and its consortium partners East-West seed Knowledge Transfer (EWS-KT), Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and KIT Royal Tropical Institute The project which is projected to generate €9.7 Continue Reading