MECHANIZED LAND PREPARATION AS A MOST IMPACTFUL PRACTICE IN SOYBEAN PRODUCTION

Key Messages The use of mechanized land preparation optimizes plant population, incorporates organic matter in the soil, reduces fertilizer requirement and makes farm maintenance easy. Mechanized land preparation increases productivity and incomes of soybean farmers. Jobs are created for women and youth when farmers use tractor to prepare their land Read Full Report Here

USE OF IMPROVED SEEDS AS A MOST IMPACTFUL PRACTICE IN RICE PRODUCTION

Key Messages The use of improved seed varieties in rice farming increases yield, and guarantees higher profitability leading to increased incomes for smallholder farmers. Improved seeds are more resistant to pests and diseases and have shorter gestation period. Improved seeds minimize weed infestation likely to occur at the early stages of growth, thus reducing cost […]

THE USE OF JUVENILE AS A MOST IMPACTFUL PRACTICE IN CATFISH PRODUCTION

Key Messages The use of juveniles against fingerlings in catfish production reduces the risks of mortality by 5-10% Reduced sorting and required labor, and time in observational visits to the pond Decreased time to maturity, leading to 3-4 production circles to table or smoking size respectively. Read Full Report Here

Report of the Panel Session on ‘the State of the Nigeria Rice Industry Way Forward for Competitiveness’

This report is a product of the panel session of the AgNet (Agribusiness Networking) Rice Stakeholders Event organised by the Nigeria Agribusiness Register in April 2019. The aim of this report is to inform partners, stakeholders and policy makers on the state of the rice sector in Nigeria. Several suggestions were provided by enlightened industry […]

TRADE AND INVEST IN THE NIGERIA CASHEW SECTOR SESSION

The Nigeria Agribusiness Register in collaboration with World Cashew Convention and Exhibition cordially invites you to a special presentation session: TRADE AND INVEST IN THE NIGERIA CASHEW SECTOR on: Friday, 14th February, 2020. Venue: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire [interactive_banner_2] [wpforms id=”5463″ title=”false” description=”false”]

Steps to Successful Rice Production

IRRI breeds and introduces advanced rice varieties that yield more grain and better withstand pests and disease as
well as flooding, drought, and other harmful effects of climate change. The Institute develops new and improved
methods and technologies that enable farmers to manage their farms profitably and sustainably.

Agra Innovate 2018 Report on Maize

One of the primary food staples, maize’s consumption is widespread across the country and among households of different wealth, majority of Nigeria’s smallholders (about 10-15 million farmers) cultivate maize with the crop forming a key source of livelihood for these farmers.

Analysis of the Cashew Value Chain in Nigeria

The study is based on field work by a mission consisting of 3 international experts during October/November 2010 that analysed Cashew production in Kogi, Kwara and Oyo states in Nigeria. The report contains the conclusions of the analysis and observations how the productivity of smallholder Cashew production can be raised and the market potential be used better.

Nigeria’s Rice Farmers Enjoy Growth Amid Economic Crisis

The country has vast amounts of arable land but produces little of what its more than 180m people eat. Rice can be grown across the country, yet groceries and markets nationwide stock produce from Thailand and China.

Model Business Plan for Shea Nut Processing-to-Butter

Standard operational manual and business plan for the establishment of medium size Shea butter processing factory in Nigeria.

Value Chain Reports