Edo merges Colleges of Agriculture, engages out-growers for 2,000 hectares Leventis farm

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed plans by his administration to merge Colleges of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi and Agenebodo into a single institution, with different schools offering courses in specialized fields to train high quality youth Agriprenuers to drive the state’s agricultural programmes and policies.   The governor disclosed this when he received […]

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Edo earmarks 150,000 hectares for oil palm plantation

…partners Proforest to manage forest parks Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is ready to commit between 100,000 to 150,000 hectares of land to the cultivation of oil palm plantations over a period of five to ten years. Obaseki disclosed this when he received Malaysian investors who were on a business […]

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Edo to fully roll out Agriprenuer programme, targets 55,000 youths in 2018 – Obaseki’s Aide

To sustain the on-going youth-focused agricultural programme in Edo State, the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration says it will in the first quarter of 2018, fully roll out its agriprenuer programme after a successful pilot scheme. Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Budget, Mr. Joseph Eboigbe, who disclosed this in a chat with journalists […]

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2018 Budget: Agric, Potable water, roads, others top priority in Edo – Obaseki’s aide

…State to partner EU on water projects in Edo North, Central The Edo State Government has revealed plans to drive rural and urban development by prioritizing agriculture, provision of potable water, roads, and market-linkage initiatives for agribusiness in the 2018 appropriation bill, awaiting the assent of the Governor. The Special Adviser to the Edo State […]

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Edo investors count gains, brainstorm on solutions to challenges

To attract more investments in agribusiness, governments must open up the space for smallholder farmers, ensure sufficient fund is provided for research and intensify efforts to remove investment bottlenecks. This was the submission of investors at the Plenary on Edo Agro-industrial Revolution and Agribusiness Transformation at the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, in Benin City, Edo State […]

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Datasense,the Farm Experience.

Agriculture: food and nutrition has been a major global focus in recent times and to see this sector become sustainable with the current global economic issues in the world today, it has become imperative that governments look for sustainable solutions  for their economies to increase their GDP. This necessitated the need for Edah with its […]

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A Data Collection Experience at Orhionmwon

Orhionmwon is a Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria and its headquarters in Abudu. In Orhionmwon, there are several communities like Ottah, Igbanke, Wire-Ake, Idumuodin, and Igbontor. The major occupation here is farming and the people of Orhionmwon produce majority of the food in the State. During EDAH data collection process carried out at Orhionmwon LGA of Edo State, […]

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