agriculture

July 28, 2020

AATF pioneers electricity generation from Cassava waste

  Severe challenges associated with electricity generation in Sub- Sharan Africa (SSA) may soon be a thing of the past following the formation of a consortium […]
October 9, 2019

Akwa Ibom to Increase Investment in Agriculture

  The Akwa Ibom state government is set to increase its investments in the agricultural sector. This was disclosed by the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, who […]
October 7, 2019

What Nigeria is Missing by doing Agriculture Wrong

  Nigeria as a country is still heavily dependent on crude oil exports for income. Income used for debt servicing, infrastructural development and other capital and […]
June 3, 2019

PIND Foundation Set to Revive Cocoa Plantations, Productivity in Five Years

By Oluwaseun Akingboye Akure — Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has fashioned a five-year plan to revitalize cocoa productivity by rejuvenating existing […]
May 3, 2019

FG endorses AfDB’s Agro-industrial Zones

  Senior Nigerian government officials and key investors have endorsed the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) initiative. They described it as a […]
April 2, 2019

Itsekiri RDC inaugurates Agric Farm, 52 housing projects

The Itsekiri Regional Development Committee (IRDC), a major community-driven development council, under the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, has inaugurated an integrated Agriculture farm at Tisun community, Town […]
March 28, 2019

FG partners India to boost power, agriculture, others in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has said the federal government was ready to collaborate with the government of India on training, youth […]
February 26, 2019

Request for Proposals for Cassava Intervention in the Niger Delta Region

MADE is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for its Cassava Intervention in the Niger Delta Region. MADE request proposals from interested organizations or […]
February 14, 2019

Press Release: UK aid helps to improve inclusive access to market for smallholder farmers in Edo State

The Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE II) programme funded by UK aid has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc.  […]
November 23, 2018

USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future […]
November 2, 2018

PIND Has Affected over 50,000 Farmers in Niger Delta – Tunji Idowu

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta is a Non-Governmental Organisation focused in addressing socio-economic problems in the region. In this interview, the Deputy […]
October 23, 2018

US invests $24m to boost local enterprises, farming in Nigeria

By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – The United States African Development Foundation, USADF, has invested a total of $24 million in grants to various cooperative societies to […]