NAFDAC warns Nigerians On Consumption of Rotten Tomatoes

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday warned Nigerians against the consumption of rotten tomatoes to forestall cancer. Mrs Christiana Essenwa, a Deputy Director with the agency, gave the warning in an interview with tNews Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha. According to her, rotten tomatoes contain micro organisms …

Ghana, Ivory Coast Cocoa Plan To Have Limited Effect on World Prices

Plans by the world’s top cocoa growers Ivory Coast and Ghana to harmonize bean prices are unlikely to have much effect on world markets because of differences between their marketing systems and minimal domestic processing, Fitch Solutions analysts said. The two countries account for about 60 percent of global output but exert limited influence over …

Agricultural Transformation That Guarantees Food Security

The world’s population by 2050 is estimated to be about 9 billion. Therefore the goal of every business leader or governments all over the world is how this challenge can be overcome through mechanised agriculture that will deliver economic growth, food security and environmental sustainability. The hungry people all over the world is estimated to …

How Farmers Can Save Money On Herbicide

Farming is a profitable business and they they can make more money if farming operations can be efficiently managed to reduce wastage. It’s important to build healthier soils across your operations by reducing tillage and plant cover crops. Reduced tillage save farmers money from continuous conventional tillage. From researches it show that cover crops can …

Nematicide Discovered Capable of Saving Crops Worldwide

Nematodes caused farmers an estimated annual yield loss of more than $100 billion worldwide. Nematodes are parasites that live off the fruits and vegetables humans rely on for food, they are invisible to the naked eye, making it difficult for farmers to know that they have even been attacked until it is too late. One out …

CBN Positioned Credit Policy to revive agric

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently introduced single-digit interest rate loans to investors in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors of the economy to consolidate and sustain economic recovery. The benefits of the affordable, long-term bank credit to sectors is to create employment and stimulating sustainable growth. Improving productivity in domestic supply, such as rice, fish, wheat and …