Nigerian Farmers Experience 50% Yield Increase through Fertilizer Project

In Nigeria, the world’s largest single-train urea plant has created over 50,000 jobs across the agriculture value-chain, while its affordable fertilizer is boosting farm yields and putting big smiles on farmers’ faces. Co-funded by the African Development Bank, the Indorama Eleme Fertilizer project is a success story of public-private partnership (PPP). For years, Shuaibu Yusuf, …

Nigeria’s President Implores Citizens not to Relent in Agric.

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has implored Nigerians not to relent in their support for the Federal Government’s drive to move away from over-dependence on oil to agriculture. He made this call while addressing supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during his presidential campaign in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday.  ”I was in Kebbi in …

Nigerian Govt created more millionaires through Agric

The Nigeria’s minister of state for agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, said with the support of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the federal government has made “many millionaires” from agriculture. In a statement on Wednesday, George Oji, media aide of Lokpobiri, quoted the minister as making the claim when Lisandro Martin, IFAD regional director for the …

Nigeria Secure Agric loan from Brazil

Nigerian government has launched a project named ‘Green Imperative’ targeted towards boosting agricultural production on January 17. At the event the Vice President  Professor Yemi Osinbajo revealed that $1.1 billion loan has been secured from the Brazilian government to boost agricultural production and provide five million jobs opportunities. It’s a Brazil – Nigeria bilateral project …

Role of Organic acids In Animal nutrition

Organic acids are used in animal nutrition for several decades in ensuring feed preservation and safety. The industry has made major breakthrough in developing effective solutions to control bacteria, fungi and moulds in order to improve livestock production. There are various types of organic acids, with different chemical properties and they exist in either liquid …

PANOY Chairman Emphasize on the need for Egg Powder Machine

At the 2019 Oyo State AFAN Congress was initiated by the National Executive to harmonize and bring together all the stakeholders, the Chairman of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Oyo state chapter, Mr. Agboola publicly put forward the request for Egg powder Machine as an urgent need of poultry farmers to prevent egg loss …

IITA Breakthrough on Afflatoxin Management In Africa

Cancer-causing aflatoxins are highly toxic fungal chemicals that suppress the immune system, stunt growth, and cause liver disease and death in both humans and domestic animals. Aflatoxin contamination is a serious food safety issue affecting sub-Saharan Africa, and its management is imperative to making healthy crops. Bringing an aflatoxin breakthrough to Africa As part of …