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IITA launches post-harvest loss projects in eight states

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, launched a project on reducing post-harvest losses across vitamin A cassava (VAC)...

ABU starts research into flood resistant maize – Director

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has started research into the  development of maize varieties that can withstand flood...

Govt introduces disease resistant maize to farmers in Akwa Ibom

The Federal Government under the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has introduced a disease resistant maize to farmers in Akwa Ibom State. Mr Mmoeyak Usua,...

Lagos distributes maize, sorghum to 15 farm settlements to avert food scarcity

The Lagos State Government  has begun the distribution of maize and sorghum to no less than 15 feed millers, farm settlements and other stakeholders...

After cotton and maize, Nigeria to release more GM food – Ebegba

Sir Rufus Ebegba, the director-general and chief executive officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NABMA), at a meeting held in Abuja to review...

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...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...