Students’ Research Critical for Coconut Value Addition

Seven postgraduate students from various departments in the University are beneficiaries of a research grant by the Manufacturing Research Chair on Coconut Value Addition. The students comprising of three ladies and four gentlemen presented their concept papers which...

Africa: CGIAR aims to promote resilient agrifood systems

On March 2–3, 2022, the partners of the CGIAR new regional integrated Initiative for Eastern and Southern Africa met in Nairobi for a kick-off meeting. National agricultural research extension programs, government leaders, business sector actors, donors, and national...

A gender-responsive tool for better pest and disease management  

Women play a vital role in agriculture, especially in developing countries, but because technologies, practices and training are mainly designed by and delivered to men, they are less effective at enabling women to achieve their productive potential. Research and...

FG, IITA Set to Partner to Tackle Agric Sector Challenges

FG, IITA Set to Partner to Tackle Agric Sector Challenges The Federal Government has said it will partner with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to fund research into finding long-lasting solutions to the problems bedeviling the country’s...