Agriculture


As part of efforts to ensure self sufficiency in food production, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Wednesday said it has commenced the planned implementation for improved value chain project for the Benue State Agricultural Revolution Programme. Country Programme Manager of the Food and Agricultural Produce Organization, Ms […]

IFAD COMMENCE PLANS TO IMPROVE BENUE AGRIC VALUE CHAIN



The Alfa Life Fertilisers International Limited has announced plans to revolutionise farming in the country. The company’s chief strategy communication officer, Unwana Sunday, disclosed this while addressing extension workers of the Plateau Agricultural Development Project PADP in Jos. He said the company intends to achieve this through strategic distribution of […]

Firm Plans to Revolutionise Agriculture in Plateau




Abuja – The Rivers State Government has encouraged organisations and entrepreneurs to take advantage of the favourable environment in the state and invest in mechanized agriculture. Officials said this would boost economic empowerment and enhance employment generation. Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Banigo, stated the just-held Green River Project (GRP) and 19th […]

Rivers Diversifies Economy to Boost Agriculture


Photo: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Bangladesh The winner of the 2015 World Food Prize, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, was recognized Thursday evening for his achievements in BRAC, formerly known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee. It ended a week of sessions and dignitaries that discussed the topics of world […]

World Food Prize Laureate Addresses Poverty and Women in Agriculture



Harvard Medical School New data shows substantial benefit in eliminating or reducing consumption of red meat and substituting healthier proteins. Red meat: in addition to raising the risk for colorectal cancer and other health problems, it can actually shorten your life. That’s the clear message of the latest research based on […]

Harvard University Research: Cutting Red Meat for a Longer Life