FX restriction to Food and Fertilizer: Yea or Nay?

FX restriction to Food and Fertilizer: Yea or Nay?

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Recently, President Buhari directed the CBN to restrict FX sales for food items and fertilizer importation citing that the Federal Government, through its proactive...

Global food prices held steady in September – FAO Food Price Index

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According to the FAO Food Price Index, global food prices were steady in September, as lower sugar prices were offset by increased quotations for...

REPORT SOUNDS ALARM ON SOIL POLLUTION

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How is soil contamination affecting our food and putting our health at risk? Information gaps cloud the answer... Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to...
Nigeria's Poultry affected by Maize Ban Brandspurng

CBN Facilitates Release of 50,000 MT of Maize

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...Drops Price of commodity The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made good its word, as it has released 50,000 metric tonnes of Maize into...
The mobile cassava processing plant A solution to cassava business challenges

The mobile cassava processing plant: A solution to cassava business challenges

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On 25 August, the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Cassava compact team of IITA hosted the Ogun State farmers’ group from the Abeokuta Chamber of Commerce Industry, Mines,...

NIPC Issues Report On Pioneer Status Incentive for Fourth Quarter 2018.

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Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has released the Report of Pioneer Status Incentive processed between 01 September and 31 December 2018. The Report shows that...

FMN Sponsors the Dare2Dream Project Season 5

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Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) sponsors the Dare2Dream project, a youth empowerment platform designed to expose creative talents to entrepreneurial skills in Nigeria. It presents a...

Lagos begins sales of Lake Rice for Sallah celebration

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The Lagos State Government has commenced the sales of Lake Rice at various outlets across the State in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The...

New artificial intelligence tool predicts how much milk 1,5 million cows will produce

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Arla Foods has developed a new artificial intelligence tool to better predict their milk intake from farmer-owners. This means that 200 million kilos of...

SON DG COMMEND CONSUMER FOR REPORTING PRESERVATION OF BEANS WITH PESTICIDE

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Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Osita Aboloma Esq. has commended the Consumer who reported a Beans Vendor for using a pesticide for the preservation...

Price Pressure Bites Deeper – The Pentard Urban Retail Price Tracker

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Our Urban Retail Price Tracker—the PURP index— recorded an increase of 0.77% MoM to 105.7 pts in the month of May (vs 0.69% MoM...

FG To Inaugurate 200,000 Capacity Yam Storage Facility In Benue On June 9

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The Federal Government will, on June 9, inaugurate the 200, 000 capacity yam storage facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Benue,...