commercial farming

Osun Govt Imposes N700 Levy on Each Slaughtered Cow.

Osun Govt Imposes N700 Levy on Each Slaughtered Cow.

The Osun State Government on Monday announced that butchers in the state would henceforth pay N700 as levy for every cow slaughtered for sale in the state. The announcement followed…

Vacancy: Cassava Value Chain Advisor at Chemonics International Inc.

Vacancy: Cassava Value Chain Advisor: at Chemonics International Inc. Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm based in Washington, D.C www.chemonics.com seeks qualified candidates for a…

Vacancy: Aquaculture Specialist at Chemonics International Inc.

Vacancy: Aquaculture Specialist at Chemonics International Inc. Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm based in Washington, D.C www.chemonics.com seeks qualified candidates for a five-year…

Agriculture, not Oil will Restore Nigeria Economy – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha has warned against over dependence on oil revenue, pointing out that the economy would remain stagnant if not diversified. He therefore canvassed for a…

Business opportunities in Urban Agriculture

Business opportunities in Urban Agriculture

Urban agriculture covers a whole range of production systems, methods, techniques and socio-economic aspects. The diversity of the products can be divided into: • Vegetable horticulture, • Animal husbandry, • Fuel and…

ICRISAT Job: Scientist/Senior Scientist-Groundnut Breeding (West and Central Africa)

ICRISAT Job: Scientist/Senior Scientist-Groundnut Breeding (West and Central Africa)

ICRISAT seeks applications from dynamic and innovative scientists for Scientist/Senior Scientist (Groundnut Breeding), in Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) Cadre, to be based at Kano, Nigeria. ICRISAT is a non…

Agriculture: The Only Saviour to Nigeria’s Dying Economy

Agriculture: The Only Saviour to Nigeria’s Dying Economy

According to the ‘Economist’, Nigeria displays (truly) the characteristics of a dual economy – a modern sector heavily dependent on oil earnings overlays a traditional agricultural and trading economy. During…

Guidelines For Obtaining Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS) in Nigeria

Guidelines For Obtaining Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS) in Nigeria

As part of its developmental role, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) has established the Commercial…

Vacancies: Production Manager (Feed Mill), Poultry Farm Supervisor,  Head Engineering Department

Vacancies: Production Manager (Feed Mill), Poultry Farm Supervisor, Head Engineering Department

A Major Player in Security/Safety equivalent sales /installations and Animal Production Business have vacancies to recruit exceptional talents who must be self starters with high level of initiatives.  Position…

The time of cheap food prices is over – Nestle chairman

The time of cheap food prices is over – Nestle chairman

The head of the world’s largest food producer believes high prices are due to the growing of crops for biofuels. “The time of cheap food prices is…

CBN Mobilises Financing for Agric Business

CBN Mobilises Financing for Agric Business

The recent unveiling of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Management System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to attract reactions from operators in…

Agric Transformation: FG to phase out wild palm trees

Agric Transformation: FG to phase out wild palm trees

Improved palm tree seedlings will be introduced to replace the wild varieties under the palm oil value chain programme of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA). Dr Dickson Okolo, the team…

Nigeria to drive agricultural transformation agenda from States and regions.

Nigeria to drive agricultural transformation agenda from States and regions.

The Minister of state for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Bukar Tijani has re-echoed the determination of the present administration to make agriculture a commercial venture where farmers will…

Mangoes Cultivation

Mangoes Cultivation

Mangoes belong to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous species of tropical fruiting trees in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae. The mango is indigenous to the Indian Subcontinent. Cultivated in…