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By Michael David,  Lafia   A meal of pounded yam and local vegetable soup The Managing Director, Nasarawa State Investment and Property Development Company (NIPDC), Ahmed Idris, said the company has commenced a project called ‘Poundo Project’ in the state to give north central zone residents access...

By Akinwunmi King, Lagos If the new bill before the Lagos State House of Assembly becomes law, it shall be unlawful for anyone to slaughter animal which...

An Oil Spill site The Bayelsa Government said on Thursday that it would assist farmers whose farmlands were affected by the April 15 oil leak from Shell...

Dr Uche Nwafor, a Director in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), has advised farmers not to panic over the scanty rainfall...

The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) has unveiled revelations from the Baseline studies that were carried out in nine states on...

Small farm owners engaged in the production of rice and cassava in Nigeria are to benefit from a  N1.5 billion fund set aside by the International  Fund...

By Onche Odeh When the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) was established in 2006, it was given the statutory mandate of coordinating, supervising...

The recognition that Nigeria has met the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has again been confirmed by recently by the Food and Agriculture...

Jatropha seeds National President, Biofuel Farmers Association, Mr Kayode Adebiyi, has said Nigeria could get up to N10 billion annually from the export...

Scientists have hailed the emergence of heat-tolerant beans. Although this has heightened optimism among farmers, fears are rife that corporate interests...