Agriculture expert calls for Africa-China partnership to transform sector

Onome Amuge With China taking a leading role in preparing for the UN Food Systems Summit scheduled for the last quarter of this year, an African agricultural expert has suggested an intricate study of the agricultural operations of the Asian powerhouse and a symbiotic partnership as an avenue to seriously review  and improve upon the […]

Ekiti faces food shortage crisis amid inferno devastation of farmlands

Onome Amuge Ekiti State is at risk of an impending famine following the destruction of food and cash crop plantations covering over 5000 hectares of land by wildfires across the state, the Ekiti State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said. Sunday Adebomi , chairman of the agency, divulged that the recent fire incident had ravaged food […]

Cross River to buy up excess agro produce to check post-harvest losses

. As Nigeria’s post-harvest losses hit N2.7trn annually   Cross River State government is promising that going forward it would buy up all excess agricultural produce from state’s farmers, particularly those in the state’s northern part, a key agricultural belt, to check incessant annual post-harvest losses. Noel Ugbong, senior special assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on Events Marketing, Content […]