Friday, April 19, 2024

Agriculture

April 19, 2024

Katsina farmers urge govts to provide fertilisers at subsidised rates

Aliyu Muhammad, a farmer, said that most farmers could not afford the commodity due to exorbitant prices.

Nigerian farmers
April 19, 2024

Netherlands, Nigeria collaborate to enhance food security

One of the key initiatives is the Netherlands-Nigeria Seed Partnership, aimed at improving access to quality seeds and enhancing crop productivity.

April 18, 2024

FG donates 100,000 doses of anthrax vaccines to Ekiti

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has donated 100,000 doses of anthrax vaccines to the Ekiti government.

anthrax vaccines
April 18, 2024

Global Warming: More shocks expected in 2024, says World Meteorological Organisation

WMO says due to global warming, there will be more weather and climate shocks in 2024.

Heat wave in Nigeria
April 18, 2024

Bangladesh to introduce remote sensing, drones to detect crop damage

Bangladesh is preparing to introduce remote sensing and drones to detect crop damage caused by extreme weather or diseases.

GMO and Non-GMO Crops
April 18, 2024

India eases exports of onions to Sri Lanka, UAE

Currently, onions are sold between 35 and 40 Indian Rupees (41 and 47 U.S. cents) per kilogramme in retail markets across India.

Bag of onions 
April 16, 2024

Climate change reducing crop yields, increasing food prices: FG

He also said climate change had disrupted food supply chains, particularly in vulnerable regions with limited adaptive capacity.

Abubakar Kyari
April 16, 2024

Israel seeks deeper partnership with Nigeria for sustainable agriculture

He said Israel would also partner with the Cross River government on the blue economy and the production of cassava, rice and cocoa.

Michael Freeman, Israeli ambassador to Nigeria
April 16, 2024

UN calls for women’s participation to boost climate resilience in Africa

Mehjabeen Alarakhia, UN Women’s regional adviser on Women’s Economic Empowerment for East and Southern Africa, said this on Tuesday.

Climate Crisis
April 16, 2024

Zambia halts issuance of charcoal production permits

The Zambian government has stopped the issuance of cordwood permits for charcoal production to control deforestation.

CORDWOOD