Agriculture

Sep 22, 2018
Of all sharks and rays worldwide, sawfishes – related to stingrays and manta rays – are considered to be the family at greatest risk of extinction. The long, toothed saw…
Sep 21, 2018
Canopy Rivers, the venture-capital arm of Canopy Growth, made its trading debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada on Thursday.   The company, which makes minority investments in burgeoning…
Sep 20, 2018
When he was sworn in as governor in 2015, Mr. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, made it clear that his election was an event of some importance. He said…
Sep 19, 2018
Ivory Coast is planning to remove all private representation from the board of its cocoa regulator as the world’s biggest grower prepares to coordinate the marketing of beans with neighboring…
Sep 19, 2018
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court's ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who…
Sep 13, 2018
Illegal fishing is a global challenge. By ignoring legislation, using illegal gear or selling undersized fish, 26 million tons of seafood, estimated at USD$23 billion, is extracted from the oceans…
Sep 08, 2018
Tanzania is known for its tapestry of lush forests, expansive grasslands and tropical beaches, and abundant and diverse wildlife. Its coastal forests are part of the Coastal Forests of Eastern…
Sep 01, 2018
The Federal Government has pledged to support research and create liaison with traditional healers with the knowledge of plants to develop, formulate and commercialise research findings into medicinal products.  …
Aug 15, 2018
The Federal Government through the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) said it had disbursed $373 million to farmers in the past year to boost production of…
Aug 02, 2018
Molson Coors is entering a joint venture with The Hydropothecary Corporation, a Canadian marijuana producer, to make non-alcoholic cannabis-infused beverages.k It's the latest sign that beer makers and alcohol brands…
Aug 01, 2018
South African ruling African National Congress will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday,…
Aug 01, 2018
The Agribusiness Trade Group of the (LCCI) has advised farmers to conduct proper soil-testing before planting so as to engender healthier produce and bumper harvest.   Mr Tunji Falade, the…
Jul 28, 2018
The Federal Government has promised to encourage and support apiculture with special emphasis to honey production in the country.   The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh,…

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