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Nigeria To Get Out Of Recession Through Agriculture – Presidency

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu says efforts to get the nation out of its present economic challenges is beginning to yield positive results, especially in...

Feed The Future Nigeria Engages Media for Effective Agricultural Policy Advocacy

The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project has engaged members of the Nigerian Media, on the platform of the Nigeria Union of Journalists...

Senator Laments Huge Expenses On Food Imports

The chairman, Senate committee on Air Force, Senator Duro Faseyi, has stressed the need for government at all levels to create a conducive atmosphere...

Federal Government To Take Biometric Of 16m Farmers

The Federal Government is to take new biometric database of 16 million farmers to enable them benefit from intervention packages during the 2017 cropping...

Tomato Farming: Fadama Lauds Women, Youth Participation

The coordinator of the Fadama National Project, Taiwo Adewumi, has lauded women and Youth groups in Kaduna State over their involvement in tomato farming. He...

Expert Advocates Consumption Of Vitamin ‘A’ Cassava

An expert in food and crops production, Jude Ohanele, has appealed to government at all levels to provide more farm inputs and implements for...

Experts To Meet In Ibadan To Discuss Genetic Improvement Of Yam

Scientists from different parts of the world would converge at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan to discuss genetic improvement of yam...

Govts Urged To Redress Skewed Implementation Of Agric Hazard Allowance

Secretary, Sokoto State Chapter of the Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria ( AAEUN), Mr Shehu Manu has lamented what he noted as...

In Nigeria’s Steady Progress In Agriculture, Potential History In The Making

Against the background of falling oil prices, Kehinde argues for the potential for agriculture to change Nigeria’s fortunes, providing income and employment for a...

Ogbeh Visits Sympli, Pledges Support For Local Food Producers

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged the federal government’s support of local food producers to meet the growing...

Federal Government To Restructure Bank of Agriculture

The Federal Government is to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) to support its diversification programme. The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, gave the...

Tackling Youth Unemployment With Agriculture

Founder of Agrihub Ronke Aderinoye is an ex-banker and agro-entrepreneur. Her expertise is in agriculture and rural services. She works with farmers in Ogun...

Cocoa Industry Agrees Plan To Tackle Deforestation

Major chocolate makers, including Ferrero, Nestle and Mars, agreed on Thursday a landmark initiative to tackle deforestation in top cocoa producers Ivory Coast and...

Cassava Growers Make Emir of Daura Patron

The National Association of Cassava Growers has appointed the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, as its grand patron in recognition of his contribution...

FG, States Want 1% Interest Rate On China’s $4.5bn Mechanisation Loan

The Federal Government and state governments have called on China-Africa Machinery Corporation (CAMACO) to slash its interest rate on its proposed 4.5-billion-dollar farm mechanisation...
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