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FCMB boosts agribusiness with N74.10bn Loans

Mr Ladi Balogun, CEO First City Monument Bank …represents 10 percent of total loan portfolio First City Monument Bank...

Rice farmers in Kebbi producing 4m tonnes annually — RIFAN

The Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammed Sahabi-Augie on Sunday said the total...

Herders/Farmers Crisis: Ekpenyong recommends using Sambisa forest for ranching

SENATOR Christopher Ekpenyong representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State has recommended that the federal government...

Herders drove us away, built their huts on our farmlands— Ondo farmers

It is tales of woe from farmers across Ondo State following the activities of herdsmen who have not...

Ogun needs agro cargo not passenger airport, Abiodun tells NASS

Governor Abiodun Ogun State. Photo; TWITTER/DABIODUNMFRThe Ogun State Government has promised to continue with plans to construct an...

With ABP rice pyramids, Kebbi steps up as main hub of rice production

Kebbi State has once again positioned itself as the main hub of rice production in the country, with...

We did not divert N3bn CBN Agric loan, scheme ongoing, says Bayelsa Govt

The Bayelsa Government on Saturday denied allegations that the N3 billion Agriculture loan from the Central Bank of...

Insecurity undermining Nigeria’s agricultural sector – Don

Prof. Abdul-lateef Oladimeji, the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Al-Hikma University, Ilorin, says insecurity is...

Women in Agriculture: ‘How tech background has helped me as a farmer’

Modupe Oyetosho started with five acres but has now grown to 5000 acres.For most farmers in Nigeria, the...

Suspected herders kill two farmers in Ekiti

Ado Ekiti—Suspected herdsmen have killed two farmers in Isaba Ekiti,  Ikole local government area of Ekiti State.The incident,...

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“GMOs‘ll Come When We Are of Age” – Prof. Malachy Akoroda

Government should invest in agriculture to minimize the degree of food importation and this can be achieved provided there is strategic planning over a long period of time.

How Netherlands Is Impacting Agricultural Development In Nigeria

By Ogunfuyi Ayomikun Peter Michel Deelen is the head of office of the Netherlands Embassy in Lagos. He came to Nigeria in August, 2014. Before...

“Government Should Lift The Ban On GMOs”

“Government should lift the ban on GMOs to enable farmers reap the benefits of this Technology”

Transport Cost Erased With The Introduction of Green-House – Humphery Otalor

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Cellulant Is Africa’s One-Stop-Shop For Payments – Bolaji Akinboro

“Our platform provides end users easy, reliable and secured access to mobile and payment services from their mobile phone and through our expansive agent network.” Cellulant CEO

“Support From Government To Agricultural Research Is Limited”

“We will appreciate more support from the government; such support can come in form of putting in place the necessary resources or by simply engaging the research institutes through funding to encourage investment in agriculture.”

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Herders/Farmers Crisis: Ekpenyong recommends using Sambisa forest for ranching

SENATOR Christopher Ekpenyong representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District...

U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS-2019): Meet Our Speakers

Florence Torson-Hart: President, US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Florence Torson-Hart is the current Board Chair of the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce headquartered in...

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Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Soybeans Diseases Symptoms And Treatment, Several diseases, including Phytophthora root and stem rot, pod and stem blight, frogeye leaf spot, brown spot, downy...

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms And Treatment

Common Banana Farming Diseases Symptoms, Bananas may be one of the most popular fruits sold in the United States. Grown commercially as a food...

Common Poultry Diseases Symptoms And Treatment (Video)

Common Poultry diseases are no doubt one of the major challenges facing the poultry farming business industry in Nigeria. There have been many cases...

Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management

Rice Common Diseases: Worldwide, rice is one of the most important crops and it represents a staple food for over half of the world’s population, with a global production of more than 700 million tons per year and a harvested area reaching 165 million ha. (Rice Common Diseases, Symptoms And Management)

Ruminant Animals Common Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Ruminant Animals: These animals all have a digestive system that is uniquely different from our own. Instead of one compartment to the stomach they have four. Common diseases, symptoms and treatment of ruminant animals are as follow.

Common Diseases of Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant and Potato

Common Tomato Diseases, Tomato, pepper, eggplant and potato, popular garden crops in the Solanaceae family of plants, are susceptible to several diseases that can...

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FCMB boosts agribusiness with N74.10bn Loans

Mr Ladi Balogun, CEO First City Monument Bank …represents 10 percent of total loan portfolio First City Monument Bank...

Rice farmers in Kebbi producing 4m tonnes annually — RIFAN

The Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammed Sahabi-Augie on Sunday said the total...

Herders/Farmers Crisis: Ekpenyong recommends using Sambisa forest for ranching

SENATOR Christopher Ekpenyong representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State has recommended that the federal government...

Herders drove us away, built their huts on our farmlands— Ondo farmers

It is tales of woe from farmers across Ondo State following the activities of herdsmen who have not...

Ogun needs agro cargo not passenger airport, Abiodun tells NASS

Governor Abiodun Ogun State. Photo; TWITTER/DABIODUNMFRThe Ogun State Government has promised to continue with plans to construct an...

With ABP rice pyramids, Kebbi steps up as main hub of rice production

Kebbi State has once again positioned itself as the main hub of rice production in the country, with...

We did not divert N3bn CBN Agric loan, scheme ongoing, says Bayelsa Govt

The Bayelsa Government on Saturday denied allegations that the N3 billion Agriculture loan from the Central Bank of...

Insecurity undermining Nigeria’s agricultural sector – Don

Prof. Abdul-lateef Oladimeji, the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Al-Hikma University, Ilorin, says insecurity is...

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The Green Alternative : Nigeria’s Agriculture...

The Agriculture Promotion Policy 2016-2020 document, “The Green Alternative ” is the outcome of...

Staple Crops Processing Zones (SCPZ)

This idea focuses on attracting private sector agribusinesses to set up processing plants in...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) – a new innovative mechanism...