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FG Hails Dangote’s Stride In Agric Sector, Set To Recapitalise Agric Bank

The Federal Government has commended the chairman of the Nigeria AgricBusiness Group (NABG) Sani Dangote for his contribution towards the development of the agricultural...

Climate Change Puts Global Wheat Production At Risk – Study

Climate change also known as global warming refers to the rise in average surface temperatures on earth and as the global awareness and effects...

FG Targets Improved Cooperation on CBN Intervention Funds For Women, Youths

The Federal government through the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has said it is seeking to expand cooperation with the Central Bank...

Expectations As New Funding Initiative For Nigerian Farmers Evolves

With agricultural lending in Nigeria suffering decline since 2006, BOI and NIRSAL are promoting new funding option to increase agricultural loan portfolio, Chika Izuora...

LAPO Disburses N12 Billion to 70,819 Farmers

The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) a non-governmental organisation said it has disbursed N11.7 billion to 70,819 rural farmers from 2007 and July 2016.Through...

Accelerating Growth Through Inter-industry Linkages, Agric Value-chain

A consensus exists among value-chain drivers that almost every exported finished product uses some inputs which have an imported content. While this truism cannot be...

Corn, Soyabean Harvest Activities Drop Below Expectations

The U.S. corn and soybean harvest paces remain below the averages and below trade expectations.In its weekly Crop Progress Report Monday, the USDA pegged...

At $120m Potato Plant Launch, El-Rufai, Emefiele Stress Diversification

Consistent with the diversification agenda of the current administration, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and his Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), counterpart, Governor...

Atiku Chairs African Agric Experts’ Meeting

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar will chair the first ever African Veterinary Association (AVA) congress to be hosted by Nigeria in November this year.The...

World Bank, Food Technologists promote Preservation Tech for Agribusiness

Amid quest by Nigerian governments at all levels to drive diversification of the economy away from oil base, a World Bank sponsored campaign for...

A/Ibom’s Agric Programme For Food Sufficiency – Gov Udom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has said that his administration is pursuing vigorously, an aggressive agricultural revolution for all- round food production...

Niger Resuscitates 17 Irrigation Schemes

In view of the present economic recession and effort to ensure food security, the Niger state government has commenced  the resuscitation of 17 irrigation...

Northern Nigeria Flour Sets for Corn Farming

The non-availability of wheat, sorghum and maize for flour milling has spurred, the Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Plc., to deal with the situation by...

Why Gabon Is Succeeding In Diversifying From Oil

And how the private sector can help lead agricultural mechanizationSource: graine-gabon.comAs the prestigious news magazine The Economist mentioned this year, Gabon is reinventing itself...

Canada To Spend N6bn On Bauchi’s Health, Agric Sectors

The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria has revealed that Canadian Government  is set to spend N6 billion to improve the   Health and Agricultural...
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