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WAAPP: Creating agric employments

November 22, 2016 Collins Nnabuife -Abuja

WAAPP-Nigeria has been promoting innovation platforms as avenues for disseminating improved technologies to key actors in some commodity value chains since 2013. The project has successfully Inaugurated Platforms (IPs) at the national level mostly as […]

How we plan to uplift youths, women through agric

November 15, 2016

Afoma Adigwe, founder of Uplifting Women through Farming (UWTF) and Uplifting Youth through Agriculture (UYOTA), speaks with COLLINS NNABUIFE on her projects.   You have been in this campaign for agriculture for over a decade, […]

Agribusiness: Ondo WECA’s success story

November 8, 2016 Ruth Olurounbi

Between 2015 and 2016, over 600 graduates in Ondo State have been empowered to start several businesses in agriculture sector, Nigerian Tribune’s Agriculture has learnt. The graduates, who were trained in the best agricultural practices […]

FUNAAB don identifies opportunities in sown pasture

November 8, 2016

A Professor of Pasture Agronomy and Forage Utilisation, College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Jimoh Olanite, has identified the opportunities that abound in the production of […]

Oyo LG boss empowers farmers

October 18, 2016 Tunde Ogunesan

In his bid to boost agricultural productivity and empower farmers at the grassroots, the caretaker committee chairman of Atiba local government, Honourable Gbolagade Okeniyi has assisted farmers with farm implements and fertiliser worth millions of […]

Rural farmers in the face of agric revolution

October 4, 2016

Rural sociologist, and former Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan, Professor Janice Olawoye shared her views on the significance of farmers in the light of the much desired agricultural renaissance in Nigeria […]

IAR&T introduces microveg to vegetable farmers

October 4, 2016 Ibukun Adenuga

The Institute of Agricultural research and Training (IAR&T) has introduced the Microveg Innovation platform to Indigenous vegetable famers in Oyo state. The innovation platform is targeted towards encouraging fertilizer usage, improved production, marketing, transportation and […]

How farmers can avoid clash with herdsmen

September 27, 2016

COLLINS NNABUIFE spoke with the National President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, Pastor Segun Adewumi, on the activities of herdsmen in farms and how to use cassava to grow the economy, among other issues.   […]

Nigeria to increase trade with Iceland

September 6, 2016 Collins Nnabuife - Abuja

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe has reiterated Nigeria’s willingness and commitment to increase trade exchange and continued bilateral relations with Iceland.  The Minister also expressed Nigeria’s desire for improved balance of trade […]

‘Oyo state is making headway in cotton production’

August 30, 2016

Olufolake Ganiyat Ishola is the state co-ordinator, Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Oyo State. In this interview with TUNDE OGUNESAN, she shares the council’s efforts at reposition cotton production in the state.   What […]

Expert charges Nigerians on apiary investment

July 12, 2016

A volunteer of the United State for International Development (USAID) to Nigeria, Mr Caleb O’biren has described apiary farming and bee keeping as a panachea to poverty, saying it is a veritable venture that could […]