Monday, July 4, 2022

Agriculture

June 25, 2022

Don tasks FG on enabling environment for food scientists 

Mr Oranusi further stressed the need for more detailed research on local foods to assist Nigeria tell her own story.

June 23, 2022

Kidnappers of ex-Ekiti top official demand N40 million ransom 

When contacted, Sunday Abutu, spokesman for the Ekiti State police command, said security agencies are on the trail of the perpetrators.

June 23, 2022

Osun: Police arraign two men for destroying N20 million cocoa, palm plantations

The prosecution counsel told the court that the defendants committed the offence on May 13, 2022 around 1:00 p.m. at Erinta Village in Ile-Ife.

palm plantation
June 19, 2022

Flooding: Kwara farmers demand insurance scheme

The farmers are also asking for training and retraining on flood prevention and control measures.

June 17, 2022

Nasarawa launches peace campaign for farmers, herders

The Osakyo of Assakio, His Royal Highness, Osula Inarigu II, appealed to herders to desist from grazing their cattle on peoples’ farms.

Farmers and herders
June 17, 2022

Fifteen million people in Sudan facing acute food shortage: WFP

Fifteen million people in Sudan are facing acute food insecurity.

A photo used to illustrate hunger in Dafur (credit: UN)
June 15, 2022

FCTA begins vaccination of two million livestock in Abuja

Mr Ibrahim urged members of the public who own livestock to cooperate with the animal health officials for a free vaccination.

Herd of cattle and FCT minister
June 14, 2022

Workers in Sri Lanka to farm on Fridays to address food shortage

The island nation was hit by a severe foreign exchange shortage, making it difficult to pay for critical imports of fuel, food and medicine.

Sri Lankans farming
June 13, 2022

FG licenses 164 fishing vessels to operate on Nigerian waters

“We are intervening in 15 states providing fish feed, fingerlings, nets, canoe, and that is what is going on presently in Nigeria…”

Fishing vessel
June 13, 2022

Nigerians consume over 3.6 million metric tons of fish: FG

The Nigerian fish industry is said to only produce 1.2 million metric tons of fish from industrial, artisanal and aquaculture sub-sectors.

Fish farming