November 21, 2014

Dangote Farms Begins Hybrid Tomatoe production in Kano

Kano – Dangote Farms have started a pilot hybrid tomatoes production in Kano to meet the demand of it’s tomatoes processing plants in the state, its […]
November 26, 2014

Vacancy Announcement: FAO JECFA Secretariat – #AGDC-CODEX-ALIMENTARIUS

We would like to bring to your attention that the FAO/JECFA Secretary position has been advertised. To apply, visit iRecruitment  website at and complete your online […]
January 5, 2015

There is war over Genetically Modified foods, but they might just ‘save’ Africa

OVER five decades ago, the world experienced a striking breakthrough in agriculture, the Green Revolution. This saved at least a billion lives from starvation in Asia and Latin […]
January 6, 2015

Food Security

At more than 160 million people, the population of Nigeria is the largest in Africa and accounts for 47 percent of West Africa’s total population (World […]
January 6, 2015

Palm Oil Importation: A Strategic Stabiliser for Palm Oil Industry in Nigeria

As early as 1901, Nigeria was producing all palm oil sold in the world market and it was a dominant source of foreign exchange earnings. Up […]
February 4, 2015

Limit processed food intake

Processed foods aren’t just microwaved  meals and other ready meals. The term ‘processed food’ applies to any food that has been altered from its natural state […]
February 4, 2015

Food scientists want law to standardise industry enacted

NAN-H-13 Law Lagos, Jan. 28, 2015(NAN) The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) has urged the government to sign into law the Nigeria Food […]
February 12, 2015

NAFDAC now Africa Regional Centre for food safety

The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, has designated the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, as Africa Regional Designated Centre, RDC, for […]
March 4, 2015

TETFund National Research Fund – Call For Proposals 2015

The National Research Fund was  established pursuant to the Tertiary Education Trust Fund Act 2011 for the resuscitation of research activities in Nigeria’s Public Tertiary Institutions […]