Saturday, February 17, 2018

Nigerian ban on rice imports has boosted rice farming – Group

Nigerian ban on rice imports has boosted rice farming in the Enuma FADAMA Rice Production Cluster in Kuchita, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger,...

FAO trains Nigerian farmers on new technology for rice farming

In its efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agricul­ture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based...

Nigeria slashes rice importation burden by 65%

Nigeria has achieved 56 per cent rice production in the last one year, leaving a deficit of 2 million tons to meet local demand. The...

Nigerian scientists from Uniliorin and ABUAD develop anti-cancer rice

Scientists at the University of Ilorin and their counterparts at  Afe  Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), are finalising arrangements to develop an improved rice variety...
Nigerian officials row over 'plastic rice' amidst Christmas

Nigeria’s custom officials seize about 2.5 tonnes of the Plastic rice, branded “Best Tomato...

A major row erupted between the Nigeria's food safety agency and the health ministry when the Health Minister Isaac Adewole tweeted that tests by...

“Plastic rice not plasticized, but unsatisfactory for human consumption” – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confirmed that the 102 bags of rice seized by Customs operatives earlier this...

Nigerian Agricultural reforms to help its rice compete with international brands soon

Nigerian rice would compete favorably with any brand in the world, said the acting President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo recently. He said the government was...

IFAD optimistic about Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in rice next year

Highlights Nigeria is heading for self sufficiency of rice before the end of 2017. Nigeria’s IFAD said that with the attention been paid by governments at...
Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation...gives tools to block makers

Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation…gives tools to block...

Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency LAGOS, Nigeria, May 29, 2017/ --...

One million tonnes of a bumper harvest of rice estimated in Plateau, Nigeria

Rice farmers in Plateau, which is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, are optimistic of a bumper harvest this year, of at least one...

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