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Sallah: Farmers, Dealers Flood Markets With Rams Amidst Unstable Patronage

As the nation prepares to join the rest of the world to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir tomorrow, major markets are jam-packed with rams with the...

How To Get More Milk From Indigenous Cows

Nigeria’s indigenous cattle breeds, largely owned by Fulani nomads, are the predominant source of milk for the ordinary Nigerian and often characterised by low...

Rice Revolution: Officials, Farmers Flaunt Different Statistics

On Tuesday August 15, the Director of Agriculture at the Kano office of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Muhammad Adamu, while inaugurating the Rice...

Ghost Tomato Factory Showcase For Nigeria’s Farming Problems

At a state-of-the-art plant in northern Nigeria, shiny machines stand next to a conveyor belt ready to crush tomatoes to satisfy the country’s insatiable...

FG Committed To Settling Price Disagreement Between Wheat Farmers, Millers-Minister

The Federal Government says it is committed to putting an end to the price peg disagreement between wheat farmers and flour millers across the...

Expert Wants FG To Build More Silos, Provide High-yielding Seedlings To Farmers

An Economist, Mr Titus Okuroumu, has urged Federal Government to urgently provide the newly discovered high-yielding seedlings to farmers to drive down inflation rate...

Ganduje Solicits For Commodities Certification Center

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has appealed to the Federal Government to locate a Commodities Certification Centre in Kano to assist farmers in...

Tomato Market: Local Manufacturers Battle Foreign Products

Faced with uncertainty of consumers’ loyalty, indigenous tomato producers are still battling to break into the local tomato market due to the influx of...

LASG Disburses N4.5bn To 5,527 SMEs In One Year — Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, disclosed that through the State Employment Trust Fund, ETF, his administration had in the last one year...

How Agro-Tech Helps Farmers Increase Productivity

Over 500 million people in Africa are estimated to live below poverty line. Yet, many African governments, including Nigeria, despite different policies introduced, have...

Building Nigeria’s Agribusiness Through Smallholder Farmers: The AATF Initiative

“By 2030, the size of the food and agribusiness in Africa will reach $1 trillion. So, if you are thinking of how to make...

Ambode: Leading Nigeria’s Rebirth Through Agric Policies

Nigeria will attain sustainable development if there is security of food and serious agricultural development. However, for this to be realised, Lagos State must...

Lawmaker Distributes Tools To Farmers

A member representing Obokun State Constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye has distributed farm inputs and several empowerment materials to...

AfDB To Invest $24 Billion In Africa’s Food Sufficiency Agenda

The African Development Bank, AfDB, plans to invest about $24 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate the realisation of the food sufficiency...

I Will Use Agriculture To Generate Revenue In Oyo —Adeolu Akande

“AGRICULTURE has been identified as a major source of revenue generation for Oyo State government if the various abounding opportunities in the agricultural potentials...