Linking Partners for Niger Delta Development

May 21, 2018

Femi Royal: Technology and Smart Agriculture

  In Nigeria today, hunger prevalence is on the rise and in paying attention to the country’s food production level, the difficulty experienced in meeting domestic […]
May 21, 2018

PIND tasks FG, others on Cocoa value chain

  Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has urged government at all levels and other development partners to utilise the economic potentials available […]
April 12, 2018

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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum […]
July 8, 2017

Mechanical Adjustable Harvester: Making Oil Palm Fruits Harvesting Easier

By Ada Ramatu Ochekliye Nigeria wastes a lot of oil palm fruits. This is because harvesting methods rely on climbers going up the trees and cutting […]
November 21, 2016

Agip To Invest More In Green River Project In Niger Delta

The NAOC Green River Project coordinators say they will be investing more in agriculture Niger Delta region of Nigeria by increasing the area of coverage and creating a new Plant Propagation Centre in Delta State
February 22, 2016

Nigeria, Netherlands collaborates to boost food production

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, in bid to boost food production in the country stated that the Nigerian government will be collaborating with Netherland’s government in area of machineries that can convert shafts from rice mills to briquettes for household use.
January 22, 2016

FG pledges to train Niger Delta youths in Agriculture

The Federal Government has said it will train Niger Delta youths in agricultural activities so as to empower them and make them more economically productive.
January 8, 2016

Chinese Investors to Establish Rice Processing Plant in Akwa Ibom

Chinese investors who recently paid a courtesy visit to Akwa Ibom state have indicated interest in establishing an integrated state-of- art rice mill in the state as a means of boosting rice production
August 13, 2015

[VIDEO] How to use the Mechanical Adjustable Harvester

To improve palm fruit harvesting in the region, PIND introduced the Mechanical Adjustable Harvester and succeeded in engendering interest in production of the machine for Nigeria. This video shows how the MAH can be used
May 5, 2015

Harvesting oil palm fruit bunches using the Mechanical Adjustable Harvesters (MAH)

Palms for palm oil production can be found almost anywhere in Nigeria and is one of Nigeria’s agriculture value chains currently experiencing dramatic changes and interventions in the daily lives of farmers.
September 4, 2014

Edo, 16 investors sign MoU to develop agribusiness

The Edo state government has so far signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with about 16 investors to develop the agribusiness sector in the state.
August 19, 2014

Imo State agrees energy, waste contract with German firm

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State   ENTRADE Energie Systeme AG has received a major order for the establishment of a State-wide energy and waste management […]