Daily Archives: September 27, 2017

Group empowers Ogun women on dry season farming

Group empowers Ogun women on dry season farming

Initiative for a Greener Africa (IGAfrica), a registered social enterprise in the country has inaugurated its Sustainable Alternative Livelihood and Empowerment Support (SALES) programme to empower rural women and girls…

Prices of cassava stems reduce 67%

Prices of cassava stems reduce 67%

Prices of cassava stems have nosedived to N400 per bundle after touching a high of N1200 as demand eases in Nigeria. Last year and earlier in 2017, prices of cassava…

The hormone that could be making your dog aggressive

For some dog owners, a leisurely walk can turn stressful the moment their canine companion sees another pup walking by. Dogs with what is known as “leash aggression&#8221…

Fish farmers urge FG to review incentives to fish importers

Fish farmers urge FG to review incentives to fish importers

The Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN) has urged the Federal Government to review the incentives given to fish importers so as to make local production profitable…

Brown Rice Vs White Rice—Which One Is Better?

Brown Rice Vs White Rice—Which One Is Better?

This Japanese saying sits perfectly for the food item that feeds more than half of the world. No, the love for a bowl of perfect white rice isn’t limited…

26 Amazing Benefits Of Cassava For Skin, Hair, And Health

26 Amazing Benefits Of Cassava For Skin, Hair, And Health

Ever came across a single ingredient that can take care of your skin, hair and health, all at a time? And what if that very ingredient is also a poison…

Nigeria’s cassava value chain under threat – AATF

Nigeria’s cassava value chain under threat – AATF

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has raised alarm that though Nigeria is the highest grower of cassava in the world, it has a zero value chain for the produce…

Cancerous toxins linked to cannabis extract

Researchers at Portland State University found benzene and other potentially cancer-causing chemicals in the vapor produced by butane hash oil, a cannabis extract. Their study raises health concerns about…