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Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the area would cultivate 500...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. Mr Godwin Atser, the Communication Expert of...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Nigeria can make billions from cassava export – expert

Nigeria could earn billions in foreign currency from its 47 million tonnes of cassava tubers produced annually, a university don, Prof. Aloy Ezirim has...
Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to establish modern yam conditioning centres for yams meant for...
Tsav must prove his allegations against me in court – Ortom

I don’t have snake farm – Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has refuted speculation in some quarters that he was rearing snakes. Ortom refuted this on Tuesday in Makurdi while interacting...
Prices of staple foods soar in spite of harvesting period

Prices of staple foods soar in spite of harvesting period

The prices of staple foods in markets around Lagos metropolis are still high in spite of the fact that majority of the produce are...
Tuta Absoluta: Kano State Govt. orders N252m improved tomato seeds, pesticides

Tuta Absoluta: Kano State Govt. orders N252m improved tomato seeds, pesticides

The Kano State Government has awarded a contract of N252 million for the purchase of improved tomato seeds and chemicals for distribution to tomato...
Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) marks its 50th anniversary, stakeholders in the agricultural sector have commended the institute for developing and...
Osinbajo urges media chiefs to project Nigeria in IPI congress, tackle hate speech

Commercialise results of your research, Osinbajo tells IITA

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday advised the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),Ibadan, to commercialise the results of ...
AFDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in Africa - Adesina

AFDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in Africa – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB) says the bank will invest $24 billion in agriculture in Africa over...