Sunday , December 8 2019

Nigerian govt says border drill increased rice production

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the ongoing border drill that has largely curbed foreign rice smuggling into Nigeria has boosted rice production while fast-tracking the country’s quest to achieve rice self-sufficiency The Minister stated this at a press conference he addressed after leading a …

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APPEALS project: Extending the frontiers of women, youth empowerment in agriculture  

Over the years, there have been calls from different quarters advocating the need for developing countries like Nigeria to engage in Women and Youth empowerment programmes in agriculture as a measure for creating employment opportunities and self- sufficiency in food production. This is so because, women especially, form a major …

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TAAT to highlight #Technoglogies2FeedAfrica at SARA 2019

  The 2019 International Trade Fair on Agriculture and Animal Resources in Abidjan (Salon International de l’Agriculture et des Ressources Animales d’Abidjan) SARA 2019 is scheduled to hold 22nd November to 1st of December 2019 at the SARA Village in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.   The fair is expected to attract more than 300,000 participants, …

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Many Nigerian varsities laboratories, animal research facilities in deplorable state – VCN 

Many Nigerian varsities laboratories, animal research facilities in deplorable state – VCN THE Acting Registrar /CE of Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN) Dr Josiah Kantyok has lamented the deplorable state of laboratory Animal Welfare and animal research facilities in majority of the universities in Nigeria. Speaking at the opening ceremony …

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Scientists developing GM tomato to address post harvest losses- NABDA DG

… Agency to produce 5 million yam seedlings next year The Acting Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Professor Alex Akpa has said that research was ongoing by scientists to develop a Genetically Modified Tomato (GM Tomato) to address post harvest losses. This move became necessary following the …

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