Food

Modern agriculture will provide food security- NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has stated that its focus on modern agriculture is aimed at ensuring food security for all Nigerians, not only residents of the region. Dr.…
Coconut

$200,000 agreement on coconut development by LASG, FAO

The Lagos State Government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-UN) have agreed to a 200,000-dollar Unilateral Trust Fund Agreement (UTF) to enhance the coconut value chain. Ms…
CBN

CBN Revises Anchor Borrowers Programme Guidelines

The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) was established by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in accordance with its developmental functions as enshrined in Section 31 of the CBN Act 2007,…
Farmers

Edo promises increased assistance to peasant farmers

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for creativity to address concerns affecting food security, promising additional support to farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural value chain. In…
Commodity

How the commodity market, exchange can develop agric sector.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that focusing on the development of Nigeria’s agricultural value chain, particularly the business of constructing a functional commodity market with logistics, will benefit both…
Nigeria

Why Goods Exported from Nigeria are Rejected- NIWA Boss

Dr. George Moghalu, the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has explained why some Nigerian commodities are refused abroad. He also revealed that just roughly 3,000 kilometers…
AfCFTA

Nigeria’s export to double by 2025 under AfCFTA

Nigeria’s exports might treble by 2025 under the African Continental Free Trade Area, according to stakeholders at Coronation Merchant Bank’s interactive session. They talked at Coronation Merchant Bank’s interactive session…
Africa

Africa Re, an IFC agribusiness insurance partner

Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, have signed an agreement to strengthen the Nigerian crop insurance market. Africa Re, a…
Oyo

Agribusiness efforts to empower Oyo youths

Governor Seyi Makinde’s efforts to get teenagers off the streets through the Youth Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness Project (YEAP) have begun to show signs of success two years into his four-year…
Tomato

Agro-allied company backs the FG’s tomato drive plan.

Caraway Africa Nigeria Limited (an Olam Group Company) has reinforced its commitment to strongly pursue backward integration of tomatoes in Nigeria, in order to support the Federal Government’s ambitions for…
NAFDAC

NAFDAC: Seek proper export registration to avoid rejection

To avoid rejection, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has recommended exporters to always seek formal registration of their products. Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General…
Youths

Youths key to food system transformation -AfDB

According to the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), active participation of Africa’s youths is critical in scaling up agricultural production and transforming the continent’s food systems. The AfDB stated that involving…
Agritech

Agritech Explained

Technology has been introduced into every aspect of our lives and agriculture has not been left out, hence the tag ‘Agritech’. So what exactly is Agritech? Agritech is the application…
fertilizers

The Importance of Fertilizers in Agriculture

Farmers use fertilizers in order to add nutrients to the soil to promote soil fertility and aid plant growth.  Not applying fertilizers to the soil will lead to reduction in…
Test

IMPORTANCE OF A LAB TEST FOR YOUR AGRO PRODUCE

Ensuring that your agro produce passes the basic quality test is as important as been a successful agro trader. Carrying out a laboratory test will provide you with accurate and…
Cocoa

Cocoa Exportation: What you need to know.

Cocoa is one of the cash crops produced in Nigeria and this agro product is predominantly produced in the Southwest of Nigeria. The largest Cocoa producing state is Ondo followed…
Coffee

Buhari ratifies 2007 international Coffee Agreement 

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed and ratified the International Coffee Agreement, 2007. This was done on the 17th of August, 2021 after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved Nigeria’s membership…
Demurrage Detention

Difference between Demurrage and Detention Fees

As an exporter or importer, you might have come across the word Demurrage and Detention in shipping. Well, demurrage and detention refer to fees incurred by the exporter and importer…
Agro

Sourcing for local Agro products in Nigeria

If you are into the agro trade business, then you will know that sourcing for agro products that are of high quality is crucial to the success of your business.…
Exporter

How To Succeed As An Agro Exporter In Nigeria

Starting an Agro Export Business in Nigeria offers a lot of unlimited opportunities, and as an agro entrepreneur, you can make a fortune from exporting agro products. Now that you…
Coconut

Nigeria to revive the Coconut Industry

In a drive to revive the coconut production in the country, the Federal Government is committed to supporting farmers’ effort aimed at exploiting the economic benefits of coconut whose global…
Mangoes

Kenya resumes export of Mangoes to the EU

After 8 years of self-ban, Kenya is set to resume exportation of Mangoes to the EU.  Kenya is expected to earn up to $92 million per annum as result this.…
Women

NIGERIA: EMPOWERING WOMEN IN FARM TRACTOR OPERATIONS

Alluvial, an integrated agricultural firm, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation has established the Tractor Operation Training Activity aimed to empower 50 young women in Nigeria. The aid these women in…
AfCFTA

Nigeria: Women Urged To Take Advantages of AfCFTA

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has urged women operating in the maritime industry to explore investment opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Mrs.…
Corn

Top 50 Corn Exporting Countries In 2020

The United States of America tops the list of the largest corn exporters in the world for the year 2020 followed by Brazil, Argentina, Ukraine & Serbia. In 2020, the…
Trade

Trade: Nigeria-Netherlands to boost economic relationship

The Bilateral Working Group (BWG) of the Nigeria-Netherlands have announced that both countries need to develop more economic partnerships through trade to boost the bilateral relationship between Nigerian and The…
CDC GROUP

CDC Group commits USD 100 million to African farmers

United Kingdom government-owned development finance institution CDC Group will be providing a debt commitment of USD 100 million to agricultural conglomerate Export Trading Group. Export Trading Group (ETG), an agricultural business…
Agritech

Africa: The next global hub for Agritech

According to a research by Microsoft, Africa’s agriculture is set to become the global centre of Agritech solutions as there has been rapid growth in e-agriculture solutions. Microsoft is of…
Trade Integrity

Trade Integrity: A necessity in International Trade

Trade integrity is defined as the international trade transactions that are legitimate, properly priced, and transparent. Supporting and implementing trade integrity policies can help government curtail illicit financial outflows so…
Digital

Digital Future of Food and Agriculture

The impact of the Digital Revolution (or “the 5th Industrial Revolution) is reaching every part of society and commerce around the world. Agriculture and food systems are also gradually becoming…

Harmonised System (HS) Code: What you should know

Are you in exporting and importing goods? Then you should be familiar with the Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System, which is also know as the Harmonised System (HS) or…
Superfoods

4 Superfoods sustaining Agriculture in Africa.

Africa is endowed with rich natural resources ranging from oil, hardwood forests to nutrient-rich superfoods. There are 4 main superfoods that are enhancing sustainable agriculture in Africa. This article will…
Reefer Containers

Reefer Containers | Temperature and Atmosphere Control

  Reefer containers are, simply put, large fridges carried by containerships to move temperature-sensitive goods such as ice-cream, meat or vegetables. Reefer containers maintain the cargo at the required temperature…

Udua Website Launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Udua marketplace website. The website will empower buyers and sellers in Africa to trade agricultural and other commodities in a secure…
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