Nigeria’s Agric Policy
The Federal Government is yearning to export agricultural produce to earn hard currency. This is the beginning of an agricultural revolution.
Cassava peels as Feed
Farmers are striving hard in this time of recession to strike a balance between providing adequate feed for their birds or just feed anything and reduce the quality and quantity of eggs. The price of maize is the driver of this feed crisis in the poultry sector as the astronomical increase has made the feed …. Read More
Akinwumi wins World Food Prize
The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year’s World Food Prize announced Monday. Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank, says the future …. Read More
Nigerian Start-Up gets $120,000
Since 1960, agriculture has served as the backbone of Nigeria’s economy, and yet there still remains endless opportunities for growth in agricultural value chains. Releaf is driving this growth by fostering trust among businesses in the Nigerian agricultural sector. Ikenna Nzewi, Uzoma Ayogu, and Isaiah Udotong, the founders of Releaf, a Nigerian Agribusiness startup, have …. Read More