July 2021

Improving legumes, cereals seeds for small farmers

Download article as PDF There are efforts to develop new high-yielding and climate-resilient legumes and seeds for farmers across Africa. It involves strengthen breeding capacity, develop better seed varieties, and improve the seed delivery systems. The goal is to empower smallholder farmers to pursue better lives DANIEL ESSIETreports. Income security for farmers has taken the front burner...

Increasing millet production in Nigeria

Download article as PDF The bid to revolutionise millet and bring it back to the plate is being driven by enhanced seeds all over the world, DANIEL ESSIET reports. The world’s millet market value is projected to surpass $12 billion by 2025, according to the Global Market Insights Inc, a United States-based research organisation. Apart from this, the...

Food Security: Syngenta foundation, AVISA partners host 1,000 smallholders at seed fair

Download article as PDF Amid the rising food scarcity and acute hunger ravaging the nation, a non-governmental organisation, Syngenta Foundation For Sustainable Agriculture, Nigeria, SFSA-N, in collaboration with other AVISA partners, have organised a seed fair for over 1000 smallholder farmers to help them access quality seeds for enhanced productivity. The Partners are International Institute...

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