Bioresources Development Centre Ikot-Ekpene in Akwa-Ibom State Started on 23/12/2020 with three principal officers.
To harness all the bioresources of the State and also process some of the raw materials e.g oil palm and coconut to encourage industrialization and job creation. Also to deploy modern Technology for improved crop varieties.
Center Research Capacity
Skill and capacity in the area of mass production of Musa spp. (plantain and banana), macro propagation skill in Budding technology of different Citrus Species, Skill in Breaking of dormancy of oil palm seed. Skill in Bio-organic fertilizer production. Also, skill in different Agronomy practices and processing.
List Of Bioresources Identified
- Oil palm
- Apiary (Bee keeping) honey