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FG To Build N10bn Rice Mills In 10 States

The federal government Monday moved to boost rice production by signing a N10 billion contract for the construction of integrated large scale rice processing plants in ten states of the federation.

Nigeria Woos Foreign Investors To Bridge Tomato Production Gap

Stakeholders in the Nigeria tomato industry have agreed to hold annual tomato investment roundtable, as part of the initiative to build –up more investment required to stimulate production active along value- chain in country.

Farmcrowdy Attracts Over £1.6m Investments To Agric Sector

Farmcrowdy, an agric-tech platform that gives Nigerians the opportunity to venture in and participate in agriculture by selecting the kind of farms they want to sponsor, has stated that it has been able to attract over £1.6 million to the nation’s agricultural sector from Nigerians....

How To Start An Organic Farm

Organic farming is the concept of growing crops without using artificial fertilisers, synthetic pesticides, and other synthetic treatments for plants. It requires great deal of...

$1.4bn Investment: AfDB Hopes To Change Nigeria’s Agribusiness Landscape

African Development Bank (AfDB) and other partners such as World Bank are investing over a billion dollars in Nigeria’s power, health and agriculture sectors this 2018 and by that, the bank hopes that the country’s Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) landscape will change significantly.

‘How I Became Oil Palm Seedling Breeder ’ —Farmer

‘How I Become Oil Palm Seedling Breeder ’, Comrade Paul I. Anza is an oil palm farmer/breeder based in Akwanga, Nasarawa State, also into...

Ogun Acquires Agric Equipment Under FADAMA Scheme

In collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank, Ogun State government says it has acquired agricultural equipment under the third National Fadama Development...

Cross River Launches Cocoa Nursery In Akamkpa Communities

The Cross River Government on Monday launched the first phase of the nursery of one million cocoa seedlings in Akim/Osomba communities in Akamkpa Local...

Investing In Fish Farming Is Profitable

Agriculture was the main source of generating revenue before oil was discovered in Nigeria. Then, the country was into different types of agriculture, ranging...

Borno’s Africa’s Largest Net House Nears Completion

A computerized net house, measuring 53,000 square meters, believed to be the largest in sub Saharan Africa is currently at advanced stage courtesy of...

Dangote To Start Wheat Farming In Jos

Investment giant, Dangote Group, has discussed with Plateau State government the idea of acquiring land in the state for the purpose of cultivating wheat,...

Ajimobi Seeks N2.4bn Loan To Buy Tractors For Farmers

In his renewed effort to boot agriculture, The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has notified the state’s House of Assembly of his plans to...

IFAD To Engage More Farmers In Millet Cultivation In Sokoto State

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Thursday restated commitment to engage more farmers in Millet cultivation in Sokoto state. Dr Aminu Aliyu, the...

Dizengoff, Others Set Up Greenhouse Farming Fund

Dizengoff Nigeria in partnership with Best Foods Fresh Farms Ltd and Apel Capital & Trust has set up an agriculture investment fund that will...

Encourage Investments In Coconut, Govt Told

The Federal Government has been urged to formulate policies that will attract investment in the coconut sector. A lecturer in the Department of Plant Biology...

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