Agriculture in Nigeria!

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has stressed that agriculture has been abandoned to the helpless and nameless, poor peasants in the village. He lamented that  this has greatly affected the quality of food in the country. Please follow and like us:0

Songhai Agric method in Nigeria!

An agriculturist, Professor Godfrey Nzamujo, has  advised  the three tiers of government in Nigeria to adopt the Songhai model of agriculture to boost food security and fight poverty. Nzamujo told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the Songhai model, which involved integrated farming, should be adopted because of its capacity to boost agricultural…

Food task force in Nigeria!

The Federal Government has explained that the inter-ministerial task force set up to address causes for the continuous increase in food prices was not meant to discourage farmers in the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, who told newsmen in Abuja  that it was aimed at balancing and equalising food prices across…

Food Safety Forum in Lagos!

The first Nigerian Food Safety And Investment Forum is to  hold between February 7-8, 2017 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. At the  occasion, an opportunity to learn more about a new concept in tomato processing will be made available by the Food Safety and Investment Forum. Please follow and like us:0

Food security and Bank of Agriculture in NIGERIA!

The Bank of Agriculture has reportedly liberalized its programmes for young graduates and women with a view to wooing them into agricultural production. In its efforts to fast-track food security in Nigeria, the Bank has fine-tuned its Youth in Agriculture Development in Nigeria (YAN) programme which presently attracts lower interest rates as beneficiaries can now access…

Nigeria gets presidential task force on food security!

Acting Nigerian President Yemi Osinbajo,  on Wednesday February 1, 2017 constituted a Presidential Task Force on Food Security . Contrary to circulating reports, the work of the Task Force is NOT to fix the prices of food items. They have been mandated to explore and recommend means of urgently resolving some of the bottlenecks and challenges contributing…