Call for Applications: Sub Grants for small farmers in the Eastern...

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with Pro NGO! e.V. Germany (www.pro-ngo.org), with co-funding from the European Union, has commenced a 24-month...

Nestlé Foundation Research Grants and Support for Human Nutrition in Developing...

The Nestlé Foundation offers different award and grant categories, some of them using a modular approach, i.e. the Pilot Grant Program represents the starting...

How Farmers/Non Farmers Can Participate In Nigeria Homegrown School Feeding Programme

There is opportunity for farmers to participate in the Federal Govt. National Home Grown School Feeding programme; it’s a guarantee avenue to sell farm...

Cocoa Leads, As Nigeria Tin Can Port Records 150% Increase In...

A total of 161,285.72 metric tonnes of agricultural products were exported through Tin Can Island Port in 2017, representing over 150 per cent increase...


FAO launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa head-on

Farmer in her FAW-damaged maize field in Namibia.16 February 2018, Rome - Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most...

Illegal global trade of pangolins

Animal traffickers are taking advantage of remote ivory trade routes to smuggle pangolins – one of the world’s most endangered animals – out...

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Fresh Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet...

Livelihood and Cash Officer at Plan International

Plan International Nigeria is part is the global federation of Plan International and was registered as a National Organization in 2014...




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Check Out The New Technique Developed by a Farmers To Preserve Tomatoes

Vital Nduwimana hated how many tomatoes he lost every season. For years, his tomatoes started rotting just three or four days after harvest. He...

Making Fortune From Okra Farm

Okra is a very popular and nutritious vegetable farmed and consumed by many people across the country, but some Nigerian farmers hardly see okra...

How to Plant Guava Tree

How to Grow Guavas The guava is a shrub or small tree which grows 2 to 8 m tall. When cultivated it is usually pruned...

How FUTA’s new tomato variety will boost farmers’ income

A new variant of tomatoes named Eva F1 has been introduced into Nigeria courtesy of a collaborative effort between the School of Agriculture and...

Coconut Tree Cultivation and Processing

Establishment and Cultivation A number of steps would have to be followed if coconut were to be established and brought into production, they are as...

IITA Commences Confined Field Trials of Transgenic Cassava

IITA was recently granted a permit to carry out confined field trials (CFT) on genetically modified cassava (AMY3 RNAi transgenic lines). This research, carried...


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Pig farmers task NASS on piggery colonies bill

The National Association of Piggery Farmers (NAPF) has called on members of the National Assembly...

1.3 tonnes of poultry meat smuggle to Nigeria in 2017

The President of the poultry farmers association of Nigeria, Mr. Ezekiel Ibrahim Wednesday, announced that...

Tips on how to understand boar’s( pig ) role in breeding

Good quality pigs – boars can rapidly improve the standard of piglets if you do...

Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds

Poultry farmers in Delta on Friday lamented the increase in price of feeds in 2017,...

4 Important rules of Incubation hatching

Home hatching projects can be a great project to enjoy with your family. There are many...