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Sweet potato: Stakeholders to discuss profitable investments

Between 29 September and 1 October, this year, over 100 global participants will convene in Kigali, Rwanda for the 6th Annual Sweet potato for Profit and Health Initiative meeting. The meeting will be opened officially at 11.00 am on September

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Why Nigeria Remains Net Importer of Food

The acting Director General, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Mr. Yarima Ndirpaya, said Nigeria has remained a net importer of food because of application and deployment of crude agricultural technology by the country’s over 70 million farmers.   Ndirpaya

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Juice Cleansing Can Help You Get Your Health Back

Juice cleansing? Yes. Most people want to work on their diets but don’t usually know the best way to buckle down on their daily intake.   Here’s a certified method you can try, it is called Juice cleansing.   Juice

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#KitchenTricks: How To Prevent Your Cutting Board from Sliding

When you are cutting or chopping anything in the kitchen, a stable cutting board is a must. Having a cutting board that slips and slides around means you might end up cutting yourself instead of the food, which would not

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Valuable Forestry Resource: Eucalyptus

Forestry is an important arm of agriculture. The forest contributes to food security and provides goods and services for man. We are all linked to the forest because right from childhood, the pencils and exercise books we use in schools

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Let’s eat our local dishes – Researchers urge Nigerians

A group of researchers have urged Nigerians to consume made-in-Nigerian foods (local dishes) and fruits as most of them contain ingredients and nutrients that can serve as medicine in the body.   The call came as the organisers of the

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Rights Group Harps on Nutrition, Food Security

In a bid towards making positive change for Nigerian citizenry, a rights group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has stressed the need to transform the country where food and nutrition is secured for the citizenry.     The

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Edo State alone can feed Nigeria with Rice – Oshiomole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said the state could feed Nigeria with rice if waiver on the commodity was removed.   “Edo could do a lot if the Federal Government has coherent agricultural policies that do not provide the window

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Use of Mycotoxins, major reason EU markets deny Nigerian products access

Experts say the use of ‘Mycotoxins’ remains a major factor denying Nigerian and other developing countries’ food items access to the European and American markets.   Mycotoxins are a toxic secondary metabolite produced by organisms of the fungi kingdom, commonly

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Sugar Council reaffirms FG’s commitment to job creation, diversification of economy

The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to creating job and diversifying the economy through the implementation of the Nigerian Sugar Master Plan (NSMP).   The Executive Secretary of the council, Dr Latif Busari,  said 

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