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Nigeria Now Second World’s Leading Producer Of Sorghum

Nigeria's agribusiness in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world's leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is...

Group Demands Immediate Reopening Of Federal College Of Agriculture, Ibadan

A civil society group, the Education Rights Council (ERC), has called for the immediate re-opening of the Federal College of Agriculture (FCA), Ibadan. The...

Limited Supply To Keep Maize Prices Up In Region

Maize supply in East Africa is expected to remain restricted up to July 2018 due to Tanzania banning export of the grain to neighbouring...

No Hope For Nigeria Without Agriculture, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday declared that Nigeria may not be able to rise above its socio- economic woes and becomes great until...

Anambra Farmers Assured Of Specialised Hybrid Farm Inputs

Anambra’s commissioner for agriculture, mechanization, processing and export, Afam Mbanefo has assured farmers in the state of the government's continued assistance to through the...

FG: Nigeria Earned N30bn From Agric Exports In Q1

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, told the National Economic Council yesterday that the nation’s agricultural export had increased by 82 percent in...

FG Reviews AU Malabo Declaration on Agricultural Development

The federal government thursday held the maiden Nigeria’s Agricultural Joint Sector Review in compliance with the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) endorsed by...

ERGP/MTEF: FG Prioritizes 10 Key Agric Projects

The federal government has in line with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), articulated and identified 10...

NIRSAL Disburses N2.63bn to 24,732 Rice Farmers

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) yesterday disclosed that it had successfully disbursed N2.63 billion to 24,732 rice farmers for...

Uganda: Shs113b Fish Handling Project Fast Turning Into White Elephant

The wear and tear is evident, but the road has since been reduced to a bushy footpath laden with black jack and a combination...

Malawi: Brazilian Company To Invest In Greenbelt Initiative

A Brazilian company plans to invest in the mining and agriculture sectors in Malawi. Costa Negócios, a Brazilian company working in commercial exporting, agribusiness and...

Senate Panel Sets Hearing For Agriculture Trade Negotiator Nominee

The Republican-led Senate Finance Committee on Thursday set an Oct. 5 confirmation hearing for Gregory Doud, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the top agricultural...

Tanzania: Government, FAO Ink Two Pacts to Boost Agriculture

The government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have signed two agreements aimed at supporting farmers on issues related to climate...

Government Should Embrace Bio Solutions To Boost The country’s Agricultural Production

The Chairman, Contec Global Agro Limited (CGAL), a subsidiary of Contec Global, Dr. Benoy Berry and the Chairman Board of Trustees (BoT) of the...

AfDB Working With Niger To Speed Up Development – Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Niamey on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 for a two-day official visit to...
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