IITA Appoints New DG 

IITA Appoints New DG 

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Board of Trustees and CGIAR have appointed Dr Simeon Ehui as the Director-General for IITA and Regional Director for Continental Africa for CGIAR.  A statement issued on Saturday by Katherine Lopez, the organisation’s...
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Farmers Task Govt On Holistic Approach To Challenges 

Farmers Task Govt On Holistic Approach To Challenges 

Farmers’ associations have called on the three tiers of government to employ holistic approach toward addressing the challenges facing the agricultural sector in the country.  The Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Oyo State, Mr John...
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Oil Palm: Fayus Begins Harvest In Edo

Oil Palm: Fayus Begins Harvest In Edo

Fayus Incoporated, a major investor under the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP) has commenced harvest on one of its plantations measuring 1200 hectares in Ewan-ISI in Uhunwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.  The ESOPP is an initiative of...
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Edo, South Africa, Explore Opportunities In Agric, Entertainment, Others 

Edo, South Africa, Explore Opportunities In Agric, Entertainment, Others 

The Edo State Government and the South African Government are strengthening bilateral relations to explore areas of investment in agriculture, economy, healthcare, entertainment and education, among others.  The Head of Edo State Investment Promotion Offi...
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Lagos Generates N1.25b Agric Revenue, Targets N3b In 2023 

Lagos Generates N1.25b Agric Revenue, Targets N3b In 2023 

The Lagos State Agriculture sector has generated over N1.2billion as revenue this year (2022) despite global food challenges.  Speaking at the 2022 Lagos Food Festival on Sunday, the Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, explained...
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Presco Wins 2022 Agriculture Sectoral Leader Award 

Presco Wins 2022 Agriculture Sectoral Leader Award 

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   — Presco Plc has emerged winner of sectoral leadership award in Agriculture at the 2022 PEARL Awards held on Sunday in Lagos.  The category had Livestock Feeds Plc and Okomu Oil Palm Plc, but, Presco Plc wa...
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Okomu Oil Pledges More CSR Projects To Host Communities  

Okomu Oil Pledges More CSR Projects To Host Communities  

The Management of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc has reiterated its commitment to provide host communities with the necessary Corporate Social Responsibility’s ( CSR) projects as part of measures to sustain existing cordial relationships.    The M...
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Edo Distributes Irrigation Equipment To 516 Farmers

Edo Distributes Irrigation Equipment To 516 Farmers

Edo State Government on Monday inaugurated this year’s dry season farming by supporting over 516 smallholder farmers with irrigation equipment to boost farming in Udo community, Ovia South West Local Government Area.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) re...
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FG Seeks Reliable Agric Data For Effective Policy Formulation

FG Seeks Reliable Agric Data For Effective Policy Formulation

Prince Clem Agba, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning has called for reliable agriculture-related data for effective policy formulation and strategies. Agba made the call at the 2022 African Statistics Day Celebration (User/Producer Dialogue) he...
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Global Food Imports To Hit $2tri 

Global Food Imports To Hit $2tri 

Food import costs globally are projected to reach nearly two trillion dollars this year, or higher than previously expected, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.  FAO, in a report published on Friday, stated that the new forecast...
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Sterling Bank Reaffirms Commitment To Agriculture

Sterling Bank Reaffirms Commitment To Agriculture

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. Abubakar Suleiman has said the bank is ready and willing to invest more in Nigeria’s agricultural sector, having invested more than N100 billion; a figure that represents about 15 percent of...
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Edo Concessions Okomu South, Gele-Gele Forest Reserves

Edo Concessions Okomu South, Gele-Gele Forest Reserves

The Edo State Government has signed a 30-year conservation/eco-tourism concession with Africa Nature Investors (ANI) Foundation as part of measures to protect endangered forest elephants, white-throated monkeys and the farming population, among others in the O...
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Sterling Bank Highlights Opportunities In Agric Sector  

Sterling Bank Highlights Opportunities In Agric Sector  

There are massive opportunities in the agricultural sector of the Nigerian economy for those who are prepared to work hard with a clear vision and commitment, Chairman, Board of Directors, Sterling Bank, Asue Ighodalo has said.    Ighodalo made the.....
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Group To Boost Oil Palm Production In Edo With $300m

Group To Boost Oil Palm Production In Edo With $300m

The global Roundtable on Sustainable Oil Palm (RSPO), is committing $300,000 to the implementation of its oil palm community engagement and outreach programme in Edo State.  Its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Joseph D’Cruz made the declaration at the launc...
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