ADB Agric fund for African youths rises to $600,000

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina’s agripreneur fund to assist African youths, has increased to $600,000. Adesina last week after winning the 2017 World Food...

AfDB to invest $24 billion in agriculture in 10 years

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has said it will invest $24 billion in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential...

Food prices keep rising despite decline in inflation – NBS

  The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that food prices across the country have continued to rise despite the downward trend of Nigeria’s...

Ways Africa can increase farm productivity and boost growth

Countries that have developed successfully have shifted resources from agriculture to manufacturing. The Green Revolution benefited most regions of the world, particularly East Asia...

Man sets record with 2,363-pound gourd at pumpkin weigh-off

The winner of the 44th World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off had the heaviest pumpkin recorded in the history of the San Francisco Bay Area competition.The...
no food etc

WHY AGRICULTURE IS HOPE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATION

Agriculture is the earliest industry known to man. Even in the pre-historic times, the caveman practiced agriculture unconsciously and consciously in order to get...
cardamom

HEALTH IS WEALTH

3 AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARDAMOM. Cardamom is a spice that originated in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Today, it is available in most tropical...

Government to Empower Farmers With Irrigation Scheme

Yobe Commissioner for Agriculture Mustapha Gajirema says the state government will empower farmers in Nguru and Muguram with irrigation scheme before the end of...
red-onions

Best way to store onions

Onions is a perishable crop which needs to be carefully handled to preserve its freshness and taste. Freshly harvested onions should first be dried on...

N50bn to be injected into Agric financing

The Managing Director, Nigeria Incentive- based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture Lending (NIRSAL), Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed yesterday disclosed that about N50 billion has been...