IITA releases 10-year strategy for managing invasive species in Africa

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Prevention, early detection, and control make up the three-pronged approach that Africa is taking on to manage the menace of invasive species on the...

Nigeria: CBN bans Corn/Maize importation

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all authorised dealers to immediately discontinue the processing of Forms M for maize/corn importation into the...

Project To Build Sustainable Cassava Seed System In Africa Gets New Phase

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To improve their yields and incomes, African cassava farmers need regular and reliable access to high-quality planting materials of the newest and best varieties. ...

Rwanda: AfDB awards $1.1 million grant to expand meat production

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a grant of $1.1 million to Rwanda for the implementation of the country’s...

LASG Produces Eco-Friendly Solar-Powered Kiosks for Farmers (Photos)

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Lagos State Government has produced solar-powered kiosks that would ensure easy and effective market access for farmers, agripreneurs and stakeholders in an eco-friendly manner. The...

GBfoods completes N20 Billion Tomato Processing Factory in Kebbi

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Lagos, Nigeria - GBfoods, a global leader in culinary product manufacturing, in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kebbi State Government and...

Ghana Cocoa Board, AfDB and financial partners celebrate first $200 million disbursement of loan...

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Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and lenders have welcomed the first disbursement of $200 million of a syndicated loan facility to boost cocoa productivity in...

IITA and Mastercard Foundation to implement Young Africa Works in Nigeria

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The Youth in Agribusiness office of CGIAR-IITA is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy. A joint media release on...

LASU Emerges National Partner To Fao, Wins $95,000 Grant To Support Development Of Catfish...

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The Lagos State University has been selected by the Food And Agricultural Organization (FAO) as its National Partner Institute (NPI) in implementing the FISH4ACP...

GBfoods Completes ₦20Billion Tomato Processing Factory in Kebbi State

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Multinational culinary product manufacturer GBfoods has commissioned the recently completed tomato processing factory in northwestern Nigeria, the company said Monday. The ₦20 billion plant,...

LASCODA Set to Organise Coconut-Based Arts, Crafts Training

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The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA), in collaboration with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), has set plans in motion to organise...

Nigerian State Government, Israeli firm sign $15m Cocoa City Project Agreement

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The Cross River Government and Israeli Bean & Co. Global Ltd. has signed a full Venture/Public-Private Partnership agreement of 15 million dollars for the...