Nigeria’s agric mechanisation can grow on simple equipment

Agric mechanisation

Zhengzhou Taizy Trading Co. Ltd, is an enterprise integrating research with the development of specialised agricultural equipment such as seeder, trans-planter thresher, cultivator, miller and harvester, among others. It is one the potential firms lured by Nigeria’s efforts at attracting foreign investment in agriculture and was at the China Homelife Fair Nigeria in Lagos to […]

Smart economic policies matter for African green revolution

Revolution

Great ideas about driving an unprecedented revolution in Africa’s agricultural landscape, especially with regards to infrastructure, increased financing, or feritilizer provision may not materialise except smart economic policies are installed and implemented to support agriculture. In fact, if deliberate government efforts are not channelled towards ensuring that local demand is heavily reliant on local capacity, […]

Nigeria, Germany sign MoU on agric, commerce

MoU on agric

Nigeria and Germany on Friday in Abuja signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) in agriculture and commerce. The first agreement was signed between the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the German-Africa Business Association. The First Deputy National President of NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Iya-Abubakar, signed on behalf of Nigeria, […]

CBU Lecture: Audu Ogbeh to discuss adoption technology in agriculture

Agiculture, Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has accepted to speak at the 19th annual lecture series of the Catholic Brothers United, CBU, scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the McGovern Hall, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Maryland. The Minister will be speaking on the theme, “Technology & Agricultural […]

AFEX, Farmcrowdy, Africanfarmer.ng, Yefadot, Probity ruffle old feathers with virtual markets

Agric commodities trading Structured system of agricultural commodity trading in Nigeria is not entirely an alien concept as it appears today, with the scarcity of efficient models of exchanges. Different from the informal system or open market method, standard commodity exchanges provide the platform for organised, efficient and transparent trading of selected commodities. But this […]