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What Nigeria stands to benefit from youth agric programme, by Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that Nigeria will benefit by signing up for the African Development Bank (AfDB) funded Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE Youth)...

IITA inaugurates 205.5ha farm, expands research investment

As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) marks its 50th anniversary, the Institute on Monday, June 12, 2017 inaugurated a new research station...

Economically sustainable seed businesses to transform cassava production

Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava in the world with a production of about 54 million tons, but its yield per hectare of...

Weed control: 11,000 farmers for IITA’s on-farm trials

For the 2016 farming season, the Steering Committee of the Cassava Weed Management Project, which is managed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture...

Researchers seek to improve cassava production in Nigeria, Tanzania

Following a five-month progress report, the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) Project has established 137 limiting nutrient and 70 intercrop trials in a bid...

How to reclaim Nigeria’s lost cocoa glory, by experts

Ways to boost cocoa produce in the country dominated discussions at a recent gathering in Ibadan, Oyo State, where stakeholders explored measures to address...

Ethiopia, Nigeria, others in continental drought-tolerant maize initiative

The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) Project has contributed to a stronger food system in 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, through more than...

Forum underlines youth-led agric initiatives

In a bid to promoting youth centre activities in raising awareness and mobilising public support for food security and livelihood protection, some 30 youths...

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Govt inaugurates 5.2MMscf CNG plant in Lagos

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 5.2 million Standard Cubic Feet per day (mmscfd) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plant...
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Shettima calls for maximisation of Africa’s Blue Economy projected at $405bn

Vice President Kashim Shettima has called for the maximisation of Africa’s blue economy projected to hit $405 billion by...

Minister inaugurates biodiversity centre, planting of 1m trees at Defence Academy

The Minister of Environment, Malam Balarabe Lawal, on Thursday, May 30, 2024, inaugurated the Biodiversity Conservation Centre and the...

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Govt inaugurates 5.2MMscf CNG plant in Lagos

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Shettima calls for maximisation of Africa’s Blue Economy projected at $405bn

Vice President Kashim Shettima has called for the maximisation...
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