Technologies changing agriculture Over centuries, agricultural technology has created huge changes in the way people live, and the stakes for technological progress have never been higher. With tillable land shrinking due to rising populations and urban sprawl, farmers have had to find innovative ways to produce the same (or more) […]

Innovations in Agriculture


Dearth of fertilizers and other agricultural supplements may lead to poor harvest of farm produce in 2015 in Adamawa State, the branch chairman of Adamawa State All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Venatus Jiddere has disclosed. Jiddere who raised the alarm in an interview with newsmen in Yola, attributed […]

Adamawa Farmers Raise Alarm Over Imminent Poor Yield Of Crops


The speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, Hon Ahmed Marafa, has urged the security agents in the state to step up their strategy to curb criminal activities especially cattle rustling in the state. Hon Marafa who was represented by the deputy speaker, Mohammed Husseini at the resumption of plenary after […]

Niger State House of Assembly Seeks Action Against Cattle Rustling



Mr Kurt Seifarth, Regional Agricultural Counselor in Nigeria for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on Thursday restated his government’s commitment to supporting Nigeria in the development of her agriculture sector. Seifarth disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the sidelines of a one-day interactive conference […]

U.S Pledges More Support For Nigeria’s Agricuture Development


The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for its commitment to revolutionalising agriculture in the country. The commendation was given recently by an expert on Market Linkages and Value Chains Group Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division of the FAO, Ms Allison Loconto, during her […]

FAO Commends Nigeria’s Agricultural Revolution


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


Tunde Akinmolayan  Nigerians are more health-conscious now and consuming rabbit meat is a healthy alternative to beef, pork and even chicken. Rabbit meat has many health benefits: Rabbit meat is a very rich source of high quality protein. Protein is needed in the diet for healthy cellular processes and functions. […]

Health Benefits of Eating Rabbit Meat