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Edwin

Edwin is an agriculture enthusiast who believes in the potency of agriculture in driving economic growth in developing countries. He also believes in the use of biotechnology to advance agriculture in order to fight hunger and poverty. Edwin believes in the power of the media to bridge the gap between policy makers, sector actors and the farmers, especially those in the rural areas.

Nigerian Govt, Kiyasa farms sign MoU on cattle improvement project

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kiyasa Farm Ltd, on cattle breeders Improvement Project, and Cikasoro Farm Ltd, on Livestock Market. The ceremony was performed at the Minister’s conference hall in Abuja. The Minister …

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NBMA has ensured safe deployment of GM crops- Environment Minister 

By Edwin Nwanojuo Minister of Environment Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma has said that the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has delivered on its targets in line with its mandate of ensuring that modern biotechnology practices and its products are well used and deployed safely in Nigeria. The Minister said this …

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NAQS, Stakeholders seek collaboration between Federal, states on policy formulation, adoption

  By Glory Monday The just concluded National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development (NCARD) provided platform for states and the Federal Government including the private sector to deliberate on issues concerning the agricultural sector, formulate, adopt policies and strategies to move the sector forward. The era when the government …

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NASC partners mPedigree to launch new technology for tracking agricultural seeds

  By Edwin Nwanojuo The National Agricultural Seeds Council, which is Nigeria’s seed regulator in the agriculture sector, in partnership with mPedigree Network Nigeria, has introduced an innovative platform for electronic quality verification of seeds and planting materials in Nigeria. mPedigree was selected as NASC strategic innovation partner to deploy …

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