CASSAVA – THE GOLDMINE.

Nigeria being ranked as the largest producer of cassava in the world with a third more than Brazil and almost double the production of Thailand and Indonesia goes to show that the importance of the crop can never be over- emphasized because of the role it plays in food security as well as contributing to…

GROUNDNUT

                              Groundnut, Arachis hypogea is a legume crop grown mainly for its edibility. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics, being important to both small and large commercial producers. It harbors symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in its root nodules, this capacity…

PLASTIC RICE: It’s a false Alarm

Reports have alleged that imported rice in Nigeria may contain unhealthy grain particles known as Plastic Rice. Plastic Rice is said to be formed from potatoes and mold into rice shapes through Plastic Resins. There has been growing concerns over these unfounded rumors on plastic rice importation, causing fear and panic. Daily Trust expresses that…

“Herdsmen And Farmers’ Clashes is the Governors’ Responsibility” – Obasanjo

The former president Olusegun Obasanjo has decried about the increasing level of hunger befalling the country, stressing that it was sad to note that about 65 percent of Nigerians faced with food insecurity. Obasanjo spoke during the 23rd Annual LAPO Development Forum with the theme, ‘Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities’,…