The coming of Indian Garri and Chinese Amala

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We have expressed sufficient disgust over the situation where Nigeria constantly finds itself in a serious paradox: While Nigeria is blessed with abundant land...

Dangote Tomato signs deal with farmers in Sokoto, Gombe

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The Dangote Tomato Processing Company, Kadawa, Kano state has concluded arrangement to purchase fresh tomatoes from farmers in Gombe and Sokoto States. The company had...

Potato Farm and Processing in Nigeria – The Cros Agro Potato Farm

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Cros Agro (a merger of Matankadi and Gadol) is the leading diversified agro-allied firm in Nigeria. Founded in 2001, the company has established its...

BUA Group partners Kano farmers to boost local rice production

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In fulfillment of the Federal Government’s policy of boosting rice production in Kano State, the BUA Rice Ltd, a subsidiary of BUA Group, is...

Recession sees local rice becoming Nigeria’s darling

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In recently times, more and more Nigerians are opting for locally grown and processed rice in their various communities. This has also pushed farmers...

Expert warns on dangers of tobacco farming

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An expert on tobacco-induced diseases, Akin Adebiyi, has warned tobacco farmers of the harmful effects of cultivating the crop. Mr. Adebiyi, a medical doctor at...

FAO supports 174, 000 IDP farmers with seeds, irrigations for dry season farming

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The Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting about 174, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north east Nigeria with vegetable seeds and irrigation...

Niger: Farmers lose crops worth millions to army worms

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Farmers in four local government areas of Niger State have lost crops worth millions of naira to army worms, the  Commissioner for Agriculture and...

Bida poly to commence commercial farming

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The Rector, Federal Polytechnic Bida, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi said on Thursday that the institution plans to embark on full scale commercial farming to boost...

Making farmers agropreneurs

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Through the Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP), a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative, which is at the pilot stage in six African countries,...

IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers in economic recession

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When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people may have appreciated the importance...

Nigeria Imports 189.5metric tonnes of Tomato Paste in One Year

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Nigeria imported a whooping 189.5 metric tonnes of tonnes of tomato paste in 12 months Mr Duro Kuteyi of Betamark Consulting revealed. The expert made...