CASSAVA FARMERS TARGET TWO MILLION TONNES IN 2018

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) says it is targeting the production of additional two million tonnes of cassava for industrial use in the next cropping season. Mr Segun Adewumi, the National President of the association, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on

THE NARROW PATH TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Dreaded by many, some Nigerian companies are treading the narrow path of partnering with local entrepreneurs and farmers to harness huge value chain from backward integration policy By Chuks Anuma The present economic challenges have forced many companies into the ‘narrow path’ of backward integration and local sourcing of raw materials. With low

LOOKING BACKWARD TO MOVE FORWARD IN CRITICAL PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT

Nigerian companies partner local entrepreneurs and famers to harness huge value chain from backward integration policy By Chuks Anuma..../ The present economic challenges have forced many companies into the ‘narrow path’ of backward integration and local sourcing of raw materials. With low growth rate of 1.5%, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as well

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK URGES GOVT TO MAKE AGRIC ATTRACTIVE

“We must get youths into agriculture and see it as a profitable business venture not a sign of lacking ambition”- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank By Iyanu Oluwajomiloju.../ On the occasion of the 2017 World Food Day, the African Development Bank has highlighted how Africa’s food security depends on