After so many years of hard work, the acting president Prof Yemi Osinbajo GCON finally signed into law the Act 2017 approving the establishment of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science. The announcement which was signed by the acting president on the 8th of June 2016 was applauded by the leadership of the senate … Continue reading →NISS Act 2017 policy document
We are gradually approaching the date for the 41st Annual Conference of the soils science society of Nigeria slated to hold from the 13th to the 17th of March 2017 in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi State. The theme of the conference is land degradation, sustainable soil management and food and nutrition security. The venue … Continue reading →2 WEEKS REMAINING TO BAUCHI 2017
The Exco of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria with gratitude to Almighty God wishes to announce the signing of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (Establishment etc.) Act 2017 into law by the Acting President on Saturday, 18th February 2017. Bravo and Hearty Cheers to all of us. More details coming soon.
The Federal University of Technology, Owerri has done it again. In 2016, they organized one of the best World Soil Day and the 2016 IYP in Nigeria. The Department of Soil Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri Nigeria joined their counterpart all over the world in organizing and celebrating the World Soil Day … Continue reading →2016 World Soil Day Celebration, Federal University of Technology Owerri,
The 2016 International Year of Pulses and the World Soil Day were celebrated in grand style at the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State Central Nigeria.The event story is reflected in pictures;
The 2016 WSD and the IYP were celebrated across Nigeria in a very special way given the support of FAO and IUSS. Please find attached snap shots of activities during the celebration at the National Root Crop Research Institute, Umudike, Abia State Nigeria.
he 2016 World Food Day Symposium on 14th October can simply be described as a “smashing success”! The Symposium was declared open by the Honourable Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri (PhD, Leeds). We had over 500 delegates from different parts of the country, as well as leaders from business, … Continue reading →THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE 2016 WORLD FOOD DAY SYMPOSIUM A BIG SUCCESS
The 40th Annual Conference of SSSN “Calabar 2016” has come and gone, but the experiences and lesson learnt from the high standard paper presentation made during the event will remain indelible in our memories. As promised, the society’s Secretariat in Abuja is hereby forwarding to all of us the lead papers presented at the conference … Continue reading →Presentations at the 40th Annual Conference of SSSN Calabar 2016
I am pleased to inform you that the National Fertilizer Technical Committee has been resuscitated by the Hon Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development under the Chairmanship of Prof V.O Chude. Please find below details about the committee INAUGURATION OF THE NATIONAL FERTILISER TECHNICAL COMMITTEE BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE I am pleased to inform you … Continue reading →Prof. V.O Chude is now the chairman of National Fertilizer Technical Committee
The 40th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria was held at the University of Calabar, Cross River State, from 14th – 18th March 2016. The theme of the Conference was Promoting the use of Nigeria’s soil resources for sustainable ecosystem services, climate-Smart agriculture, and food and nutrition security. Click for more