A major biotechnology stakeholders’ summit that will enable farmers and industrialists tap into the benefits accruable from scientific innovations for the achievement of food security is coming up soon.
Poultry fed with maize that had been treated with aflasafeTM, a bio-control product for controlling aflatoxins, experienced reduced mortality in addition to other benefits.
Agrikexpo, an international agricultural expo showcasing the convergence of primary production with agro industries that was launched last year, has been described as the prior missing link in the current administration’s Agric Transformation Agenda (ATA).
To boost the export of fruits, vegetables and flowers, the Federal Government plans to train farmers to tap into the huge opportunity in perishables export. This was disclosed in a press statement by Olukayode Oyeleye, media assistant to the minister of agriculture, at Akinwumi Adesina’s, minister of agriculture and rural development, meeting with stakeholders in Brussels, Belgium recently.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has inaugurated a total of 320 tractors, reiterating his administration’s commitment to revolutionizing agriculture as a means of alleviating poverty in the state.
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