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Thursday, July 18, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

IITA Develops New Potato Variety

Empowering, Novel, Agri-Business Led, Employment, Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (ENABLE TAAT) has recently developed Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) species to tackle malnutrition...

‘Mushroom Extracts Inhibit Cancer Growth’

An agricultural extension and rural development expert at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Prof. Lucia Ogunsumi, says mushroom extracts can...

How Nigeria Can Be Food Sufficient – Diete-Spiff

The Amanyanabo of Twon-Brass in Bayelsa State, King Alfred Diete-Spiff says Nigeria can be food sufficient if every family establishes small farmsteads in their...

Farmer Lists Benefits Of Mushroom Cultivation

A mushroom farmer has said that the process of cultivating the product was one of the easiest way to earn a living as according to...

Cocoyam Cultivation And Food Security

Food is one of the people’s basic necessities of life and government’s recognition of this fact informs its strenuous efforts to always ensure that...

Nigeria Spends N116bn On Palm Oil Importation

Notwithstanding the high exchange rate and its price, Nigeria has imported 450,000 tons of crude palm oil valued at N116.3billion ($323.1 million) since the...

FADAMA lll: Ondo Earmarks Land For Cassava Farming

The FADAMA lll Additional Financing Progr-amme says it has approved the allocation of 91 hectares of land to cassava farmers in Ore, Ondo State,...

Expert Lists Gains Of GMO Crops

An expert in plant genetics and lecturer in the Rivers State University, Prof. Michael Ogburia has dispelled views that Genetically Modified food (GMO) is...

‘Crude Implements, Bane of Agric Production’

The use of crude implements by farmers, especially at the rural level has been known to lower productivity due to the amount of labour needed...

Council Assures On Project Seed Policy Enhancement

The National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has assured the National Advisory Commission (NAC) of Seed Policy Enhancement in African Region (SPEAR) project of full...
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