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IITA: Caravan researcher says findings will help stakeholders improve food security in Nigeria

IITA: Caravan researcher says findings will help stakeholders improve food security in Nigeria

Prof. Chinwe Ifejika, Coordinator, Food Systems Caravan, West Africa, on Tuesday said its research findings would help stakeholders in agriculture improve food security and system in Nigeria and the sub-continent. Ifejika said this during the Caravan conference at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, to present research findings on ways to sustain food
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Africa, Agriculture, billionaires, Adesina

Agriculture will produce future billionaires in Nigeria, Africa — Adesina

By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo   The President of Africa Development Bank (ADB) Adewumi Adesina has disclosed that, if properly nurtured, the agricultural sector would be producing the next generation billionaires in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.   He also described that one of the important areas ripe for entrepreneurship is the agricultural sector,  stressing
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Border closure: Agric minister reassures farmers of government support

Hon. Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development on Saturday reassured farmers on accessibility of better farming equipment and government support. Shehuri gave the assurance when he visited the Livestock House of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Kaduna. Shehuri said that the visit was to make sure
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Agric Devt: FG moves to employ 75,000 agric extension workers

FG hails NFGCS over concept, investment and impact Promises to replicate model across LGAs

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Government, yesterday, hailed Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society, NFGCS, over the concept, investment, and impact on improving food security, wealth and job creation with massive investment. The commendation was made by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, during a visit to
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IITA: Caravan researcher says findings will help stakeholders improve food security in Nigeria

IITA, Seed Council inaugurate seed trackers for smart farming in Nigeria

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan in partnership with the  National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) on Friday inaugurated seed trackers for smart farming in Nigeria. The seed trackers are Cassava Seed Tracker, Yam Seed Tracker, IITA Akilimo, IITA GO seed tracker and IITA herbicide calculator for weed free-fields. The event was tagged: IITA’s
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