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Local Processing of Oil Palm

Palm oil is common edible product derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms. It is valued domestically for cooking food including soup, beans, porridge, and a vital ingredient in food manufacturing, beauty products and as biofuel. Global reliance on palm oil is underscored by the steady rise in its […]Continue Reading
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Experts Harp On Making Cocoa Beans Competitive In The World Market

The Executive Director, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, CRIN, Dr Patrick Adebola says, farmers in Nigeria must embrace modern methods of cultivation to make their Cocoa beans competitive in the international market. He stated this in Osogbo, during a day training organised for selected farmers in Osun State in collaboration with the Nigeria Export Promotion […]Continue Reading
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Lagos, FAO/UNIDO Begin Month-long Survey On Coconut Value Chain

The Lagos State Government in conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation,UNIDO, has begun a month-long intensive field research on coconut value chain analysis in the State. The State Commissioner for Agriculture,Ms Abisola Olusanya who made this known at the commencement of the exercise on Sunday Continue Reading
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We are committed to guaranteeing food security – Ogun Agric Commissioner

Ogun State Government has renewed its commitment to ensuring food security in the state as well as providing raw materials for industrial growth and expansion of infrastructural facilities for socio-economic development. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Adeola Odedina gave the indication during the 2022 Budget Defence at the Ogun State House of Assembly’ Complex, Continue Reading
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Embrace Farming To Become Self Reliant – Expert Advises Nigerian Youths

In order to cushion the prevailing effect of unemployment in the country, an agriculturist, Mr. Olanrewaju Olufemi has called on Nigerian youths to key into the farming system to make them self-reliant. Speaking with Radio Nigeria, Mr. Olanrawaju observed that farming, especially fruit and crop productions were vibrant and viable parts of agriculture that had […]Continue Reading