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AT ICERIA 2019, IITA introduce Goseed for Smallholder Farmers

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has disclosed that it has introduced a facility called Goseed to smallholder farmers in the country which...

“Government Should Lift The Ban On GMOs”

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

Audu Ogbeh says Nigeria may experience shortage of rice in 2019

- Audu Ogbe, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, advises farmers to use water that moves away from flooding to transplant rice in order...

Nigerian fish farmers asked the government to ban imports of tilapia

"Nigerian fish farmers" The Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN) on Tuesday condemned the release of Tilapia, a farmer's species of fish,...

Man Seeks Compensation From Airtel, LASIMRA Over Farmland Destruction

"LASIMRA" A farmer at Imota, Ikorodu Local Government Area, Lagos, Mr Akanji Shakiru Musa, has alleged that Airtel, in attempts to lay fibre optic...

Group Launches Apps To Promote Agribusiness

Agribusiness: Corporate farmers International (CFI) during the week launched an agriculture innovative platform to create a wider and larger platform for the agribusiness industry. According...

‘Agric Thrives In Nigeria With Technologies Developed By ABU’

The Country Director, SAA/SG 2000, Professor Sani Miko, has identified Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria as the secret behind the success being recorded in the agricultural sector through the development of technologies.

Nasarawa Commences Installation Of Imported Fertilizer Blending Plants

Fertilizer Blending Plants: The Nasarawa State Government has commenced installation of the four modern fertilizer blending plants it imported last year from China to boost agricultural development of the state.

No Cattle Colony In Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi on Saturday reiterated his stand that no part of the state would be given for the purpose of cattle colony, stating that available land is not enough for agriculture as an agrarian state.

Tanzania: Waive Tax On Agricultural Input Loans – Committee Asks Govt

The parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has appealed to the government to waive tax on agricultural input loans supported by Private Agricultural Sector Support Trust (PASS) to enable the fund reach more farmers

Lalong Budgets N250m For Establishment Of Ranches

Establishment Of Ranches: Plateau State Government has budgeted N250 million for the establishment and management of ranches in yet to be identified locations of the state.

Cross River Unveils Rice, Crashes Price

The Cross River State government has launched its premium quality rice, as part of its quota to the Federal Government’s self-sufficiency drive in rice production.

Benue Leaders To Buhari: No Land For Cattle Colony

Benue State stakeholders on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and said the state has no land for a cattle colony the Federal Government is planning to establish.

Piggery Farmers Demand For Piggery Colonies In Northern States

The National Association of Piggery Farmers are demanding colonies for their pigs across the 19 Northern States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

15,000 Youths To Be Recruited For a U.S.$10 Million Agriculture Project

Agriculture Project: The technical team manager of the Youth Opportunity Project at Liberia Agency for Community Empowerment (LACE) has disclosed that his agency has begun the recruitment of 15,000 young people to benefit from job opportunities across the country.


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