Monday, August 20, 2018

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...

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...

Boko Haram victims in Nigeria receive relief material from NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) presented food and non-food relief materials to victims of Boko Haram insurgency in Yobe State as a part of...

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...

Zamfara State in Nigeria targets 13,000 metric tonnes of rice production

Nigeria’s Special Adviser to the Governor on ZACAREP, Alhaji Aminu Dankwangila, disclosed that Zamfara Government is to produce about 13,000 metric tonnes of rice...

Nigeria making efforts to boost rice production

Nigerian government announced that necessary effort have been put in place to boost rice production. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Isiaka...

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...

Nigeria talks rice amid nexus of food security

Nigeria is caught between its desire to be self- sufficient in rice and rising incidents of illegal trade with its bordering countries on account...

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