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NIRSAL: Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System For Agricultural

Talk Is Not In Our DNA But Action —NIRSAL CEO

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr. Aliyu A. Abdulhameed, has said...

National Symposium On Agriculture Designed To Unravel Bottlenecks Bedeviling Agricultural Value Chain —Dapo Olorunyomi

The Executive Director of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, has revealed that the National Symposium on Agriculture, organized yesterday...

Organic Farming Can Contribute To Global Nutrition, Says New Study

Organic farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, according to a new study, which says that a global shift to organics can...

Group Demands Prosecution Of Police Officers Who Brutalized Students Of Federal College Of Agriculture,...

The Oyo State chapter of Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has demanded the prosecution of all police officers involved in the brutalization of students and...

Kaduna Govt. Reviews Agricultural Investment Plan

Kaduna State Agriculture Core Delivery Team (CDT) is reviewing the State Agricultural Investment Plan to attract local and direct foreign investment to the sector. The...

Agricultural Development: Ajimobi Seeks CBN Support

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the agricultural development of the state,...

Ogun Acquires Tractors, Harvesters To Increase Food Production

Ogun State in collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank has acquired agricultural equipment under the third National Fadama Development Project to increase...
cattle colonies

Nutritionist Wants Govt., Private Sector Partnership On Food Production

Nigeria can attain food sufficiency within a short time if the federal and state governments partner with the private sector to enhance agricultural production,...

Goat Farming, A Goldmine Waiting To Be Tapped

This week, I present to you goat farming, another simple to operate, cost effective, low-risk venture but which also has great potentials for high...

EDHA ADHOC Committee Give Kudos To Okomu Oil Palm Plc

Chairman, Edo State House of Assembly Adhoc Committee on Companies Operating in Edo State, Hon. Chris Okaeben has commended Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc...

Corruption Frustrating School Feeding Programme – Maryam Uwais

The Federal government has lamented plans to sabotage its school feeding programme by vendors, officials and middlemen. Presidential Aide, Maryam Uwais disclosed this at an...

Ethiopia: Export Reform To Boost Forex From Coffee

Ethiopia has come up with new export reform to boost foreign exchange earnings from primary export commodities. The reform is set to introduce value addition...
Government Support

Ghana: Five Companies Support National Farmers’ Day

Five companies have donated food items, insecticides and an amount of money in cheques to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in support of...
commercial farmers

Florida Agriculture Still Reeling From Irma Damage, Relief Sought

Most years attendees at the annual Farm-City Week luncheon at the South Florida Fairgrounds leave with a box full of locally-grown produce such as...

Chicago Agricultural Commodities Settle Mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains closed mixed on Thursday with corn futures falling to new contract lows as lower-than-expected weekly export sales and...