Tag: IITA

FG targets production of 8m tonnes of rice in 2018 wet season

inno.korie- May 28, 2018

The Federal Government says it is targeting the production of eight million tonnes of paddy by rice farmers across the country in 2018 wet season. ... Read More

Scientists Speed Up Multiplication Of Cassava Planting Materials

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2017

Dr Peter Kulakow, IITA Cassava Breeder Middle explaining the SAH technology in Ibadan on how thousands of seedlings are propagated in record. Scientists working on ... Read More

Nigerian Finance Minister Wants IITA And Govt To Roll Out Youth Agric Program Nationally

Abdul Jimoh- June 19, 2017

Nigerian Finance Minister wants IITA and govt to roll out youth agric program nationally The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Honorable Kemi Adeosun, says the country ... Read More

IITA Trains 105 Spray Service Providers On Cassava Weed Management

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2017

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture led Cassava Weed Management Project has trained 105 spray service providers on herbicides application, safety and use in Abia ... Read More

Federal Government To Empower Youths With N59.7bn Agriculture Scheme

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2016

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says that the Federal Government would launch N59.7 billion Youth-In-Agriculture Scheme in September. Director-General, IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga, said this in ... Read More