Farmer Wants Rice Mills Established In FADAMA Areas In Nigeria

A large-scale farmer, Alhaji Nura Attajjiri, has advocated the establishment of rice mills in all the FADAMA areas in the country. Attajiri told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Sunday that “Nigeria is blessed with vast fertile land, which is capable of producing all types of crops, including rice. “The establishment of such mills More...

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By RNSnews On Monday, May 11th, 2015

Why there have been no food riots in Nigeria — Adesina, Agric Minister

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s celebrated Agriculture Minister has used his vast experience to revolutionise the nation’s agricultural sector and is now vying to be the first Nigerian president of the African More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Michael Okpara University to generate N800m annually from catfish production – VC

Umuahia – Prof. Hillary Edeoga, the Vice-Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia, says the school is targeting N800 million annually from catfish production. Edeoga said More...

By RNSnews On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Savanna Agric Institute to enhance rice production

GHANA – The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has secured a $1 million World Bank grant to enhance local rice cultivation in the northern ecological zones of the country. Dubbed the “System More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Zambian poultry industry expanding despite feed prices

ZAMBIA -The Zambian poultry industry has risen from a backyard activity to be a large-scale integrated business over the last 10 years but smaller producers are struggling with high input prices. Skyrocketing prices More...