agribusiness

Calls for Proposals and Tenders On Integrate Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists

Calls for Proposals and Tenders On Integrate Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists

The European Commission calls for proposals to identify an institution that will manage a fund to integrate smallholder farmers and pastoralists within their value chains by blending grants and commercial…

Tips to Starting Successful And Profitable Pig Farming

Tips to Starting Successful And Profitable Pig Farming

When looking to venture into pig farming, the beginning point is to have good gilts (female pigs yet to give birth) and nice boars (male pigs). So what do you…

61 Farmers Rewarded for Returning Pesticides Bottles

61 Farmers Rewarded for Returning Pesticides Bottles

A pesticide manufacturing company based in Lagos, Candel, has rewarded 61 farmers across the country with farm tricycles, generating sets and N1 million for returning used bottles of pesticides. The…

How to Increase Your Farm Profit in 2017

How to Increase Your Farm Profit in 2017

 The major concern of every farmer who sees farming as a business is how to increase the revenue or turnover of his/ her farm. However, the practice with many farmers…

NASHGODAN To Begin Goat Farmers Economic Advancement Trust

NASHGODAN To Begin Goat Farmers Economic Advancement Trust

The National Sheep and Goats Development Association Of Nigeria (NASHGODAN) has said it is set to begin the Goat Farmers Economic Advancement Trust (G-FEAT). In a report made available…

Annie’s Homegrown — Scholarships for Sustainable Agriculture

Annie’s Homegrown — Scholarships for Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable and organic agriculture is at the heart of everything we do. That’s why each year we award scholarships to students through our Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship program. We’re…

IWYP Wheat Research Funding Opportunities

IWYP Wheat Research Funding Opportunities

The International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP) is initiating its Second Competitive Funding Call by inviting creative, forward-looking proposals that seek to discover approaches to substantially increase the genetic yield…

FG releases 2 hybrid yams, 7 other crop varieties

FG releases 2 hybrid yams, 7 other crop varieties

The federal government has approved the registration and release of nine hybrid crop varieties developed by scientists for farmers to boost agricultural production in the country. Dr Sunday Aladele, Registrar…

Ekiti Moves To Prohibit Open Grazing

Ekiti Moves To Prohibit Open Grazing

As part of efforts to regulate cattle rearing and businesses in Ekiti State, the State House of Assembly yesterday held a public hearing on Prohibition of Cattle Grazing Bill 2016…

U.S Launches $2 million Partnerships with two Local Agribusinesses to Boost Agriculture in Nigeria

U.S Launches $2 million Partnerships with two Local Agribusinesses to Boost Agriculture in Nigeria

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched two new partnerships with local agribusinesses: Babban Gona and Hello Tractor. The partnerships highlights the U.S. government’s agricultural…

EU Extends Ban on Importation of Beans from Nigeria by Three Years

EU Extends Ban on Importation of Beans from Nigeria by Three Years

The European Union, EU, has extended the ban it placed in June 2015 on the importation of beans from Nigeria by three years. The Coordinating Director, Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service…

We Want Grazing Reserves To Be Sited In The North – Gov. Tambuwal

We Want Grazing Reserves To Be Sited In The North – Gov. Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has advised the Federal Government to establish grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen only in the North. Speaking during a one-day working…

Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

This annual award, which began in 2007, is organized and presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan. Its purpose is to increase motivation among young…

Graduate Agricultural Engineers Job at a Commercial Farm Establishment

Graduate Agricultural Engineers Job at a Commercial Farm Establishment

Rossland Consulting Limited – Our client, a commercial farm establishment in North Central Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Agricultural Engineer Ref: AE Location: Niger Qualification…

Graduate Agronomists at a Commercial Farm Establishment – Rossland Consulting Limited

Graduate Agronomists at a Commercial Farm Establishment – Rossland Consulting Limited

Rossland Consulting Limited – Our client, a commercial farm establishment in North Central Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Agronomist Ref: AG Location: Niger Qualification, Experience…