Co-operative farmers urged to parley Agric Ministry

By Usman Shuaibu The National Coordinator of Agro-Allied CSP Nigeria limited in the country, Prof. Queen Victoria Abike Adesuyi, has called on the Agro-Allied co-operative farmers across the states to parley with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to enable them to benefit from agricultural incentives from the government of the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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US Seafood Firms Ordered to Conference in Forced-labor Suit

A federal judge in California has ordered attorneys representing two U.S. seafood companies to appear in court for a scheduling conference following a lawsuit filed on behalf of seven Cambodians who contend they More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Organic: Is it the future of farming?

In its pure form, maybe not. But elements of the organic philosophy are starting to be deployed in mainstream agriculture. Nature’s reporters analyse this trend, assess the extent of organic farming worldwide, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Encouraging women’s participation in agriculture

By Naomi Sharang The World Farmers’ Organisation describes women as the backbone of the development of rural and national economies comprising 43 per cent of the world’s agricultural labour force. The organisation More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Could pears become as popular as apples? Technology that can ripen fruit on demand could change what we eat

Finding the perfectly ripe pear has always been as much instinct as science. Often, the only real way to be sure was to take a bite – a kind of fruit Russian roulette. The jeopardy results from the fact a pear More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Nigeria will release first genetically modified produce by 2018 – OFAB

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) says Nigeria will release its first genetically modified agricultural produce by 2018. The Country Coordinator of the forum, Mrs. Rose Gidado, made the disclosure More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Harnessing the potential of small holder women farmers

Usman Aliyu, Unarguably, peasant smallholder farmers produce large chunk of Nigeria’s food items. Indeed, experts put their contribution at 90 per cent. They say that the farmers are capable of satisfying the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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NGO set to train 1m youths in Agriculture

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Salad Greenhouse Nigeria Ltd, on Thursday said it would train 1,000,000 youths in various agricultural practices. Mr Aliyu Ibrahim, the Managing Director of More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Dwindling oil revenue: ‘Nigeria can withstand effects with agriculture’

By Doyin Ojosiptor to enable Ireland’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Mr. Simon Coveney has said that Nigeria has the capacity to survi8ve in the face of dwindling oil revenue. Nigeria which is a home More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Free Meal for Students: Afri-CASD urges FG to partner with Farmers

By Doyin Ojosipe The African Centre for Food, Agriculture and Sustainable Development (Afri-CASD) has advised the Federal Government to consider partnering with local farmers in order to be efficient while fulfilling More...