We provide advisory and counselling on Raw Materials Sourcing and Development, Feasibility Studies on Raw Materials and Products, Market Survey on Raw Materials and Products, Equipment Sourcing, Enterprise Promotions and Industrial trouble shooting
We provide a catalogue of all the publication of the council related to raw materials development
We show the geographical distribution of raw materials, user industries of raw materials in the country
To promote the development and optimal utilisation of Nigeria’s natural resources for growth..
To be an indispensable catalyst for industrial growth and development in Nigeria.
Testing & Analysis of Raw Materials
Research/Publication on Raw Materials
Sample & Specifications of Raw Materials
RMRDC offers policy advisory services to government on raw materials exploitation, stockpiling and deletion as well as on tariff matters as they relate to raw materials import and export.
RMRDC also mounts periodic advocacy and publicity activities to show case its efforts and research findings to the public for uptake and possible commercialization. This achieved through multi-facetted collaboration other stakeholders including those in the print and electronic media.
Apart from helping the development of viable entrepreneurs, RMRDC applies the triple helix in facilitating the emergence of raw materials processing cluster and in providing equipment of common facilities in addition to injecting science, technology and innovativeness into existing clusters
The Council encourages local content development in boosting of high quality and disease resistant varieties of agricultural raw materials, farm inputs, design and development of technology for value addition to raw materials as well as local contents awards to individuals and company that utilizes very high percentage of local raw materials in production.
RMRDC in collaboration with individual researchers, tertiary and research institutions carry out R & Ds in relevant areas of need in the sectors of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). RMRDC also uses its laboratory at the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) to research and character. In cases where necessary, a pilot stage is attained to rouse the interest of investors for commercialization, as well as sourcing for funds to deliver on this area of its mandate
The Council is in the business of designing and developing technology for processing raw materials into products. RMRDC also carries out upgrade and optimization of indigenous/ traditional process technology in order to reduce drudgery, improve aesthetics and increase production capacity. This may include catalytic model plants, pilot plants as well as Joint Venture Company (JVC) with individuals, state government and other stakeholders.
The Council provides consultancy and business investment advisory services to investors. It provides business/investment information/data and helps investors develop bankable pre-feasibility and feasibility reports/plans. Under this activity, the Council also executes industrial trouble shooting, project evaluation and monitoring.
RMRDC also considers human resources as raw materials that need continuous development and therefore carries out capacity building and skill acquisition training in various areas of raw materials development such as best practices cultivation and production, postharvest handling, processing and packaging. Basic and professional ICT training for individuals, groups and corporate bodies are part of our training services.
As part of its mandates, the Council carries out workshops, seminars and conferences to discuss topical issues on raw materials, prospects and challenges with a view to gathering stakeholders opinion and devising strategies to deal with issues of policy, raw materials sourcing and utilization, technology for value addition and challenges faced by stakeholders amongst other.
RMRDC, PTDF TO ESTABLISH PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST LOCAL CONTENT UTILIZATION IN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
Determined to end the unending dependence on imported raw materials for the petroleum and gas industry in Nigeria and raise competences within the...Read More
RMRDC LEADING INNOVATIONS FOR FOOD SECURITY, NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
RMRDC has opened a talk with the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) on agricultural materials and land development on possible...Read More
DICON SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH RMRDC FOR BASIC RAW MATERIALS SUPPLY
As part of efforts to address the shortfall in the supply of basic raw materials for the manufacture of military hardware and armaments occasioned...Read More
RMRDC TO PARTNER NASARAWA STATE ON INDIGENOUS TECHNOLOGY FOR SALT PROCESSING, STI EDUCATION
The Director-General, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), Professor Hussaini Doko Ibrahim, has said the Council will continue...Read More
RMRDC TO PARTNER BAUCHI STATE GOVERNMENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL MINERALS
The Raw Materials Research and Development (RMRDC) is set to partner with the Bauchi State government for the development of the abundant mineral...Read More
RMRDC IN TALKS WITH NASARAWA STATE GOVERNMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF SOLID MINERALS
As part of efforts towards the development of the nation’s industrial solid minerals sector as sources of raw materials supply to critical industries...Read More