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Varsities pushing food security beyond campuses

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Some universities have not only joined the global campaign for food security, but they are also concerned about building a future shaped by agricultural...

Cotton farmers expect good harvest, await textile industries takeoff

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Cotton farmers in Nigeria have said access to improved seeds and other inputs led to improved yields on their farms this year. Cotton is grown...

US committed to financial, technical support to Nigerian farmers – USAID

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The United States Agency for International  Development (USAID) has expressed its commitment to providing technical and financial assistance to Nigeria's small-holder farmers.  READ MORE: Stakeholders...

Fish Preservation: FG talks tough on illegal use of dangerous chemicals

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Following growing concerns about the illegal use of dangerous chemicals for the preservation of fish,the federal government has expressed its determination to fight the...

No alternative to agriculture for economic progress- Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated the need for states across Nigeria to embrace and promote agriculture, saying there is it is the only...

Six million Nigerians to face food crisis in 2020 – FAO

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The Country Director of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) , Suffyan Koroma, has warned that about six million Nigerians may face acute food insecurity...

Border closure: Farmers promise to increase output

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Mr Femi Oke, Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos chapter, on Monday commended the Federal Government for the continuous closure of land...

A continental gathering for food safety, to combat aflatoxin in Africa’s...

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Tanzania plays host to a critical continental convention on food safety that opened today in Arusha, Tanzania – the 1st Aflasafe for Africa Conference,...

National Gender Policy to improve food security, poverty – Minister

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The National Gender Policy will improve food security reduce poverty and sustain the livelihoods of men and women who rely on agricultural value chains...

Why price of rice will drop soon – Atiku

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Consumers of rice have been assured that the price of the staple would soon fall in Nigerian markets owing to the bumper harvest recorded...

Border closure has created more jobs, increased local rice production –...

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Hon. Mustapha Shehuri, Minister of State for agriculture commended the Federal Government on its border closure policy,saying it has increased local rice production and...

Farmers to Purchase Farming Equipment At 50% Discount – Minister

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The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, at the weekend, disclosed that farmers will soon purchase farming equipment at...

Speaker, panelists seek better funding for Agric

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For Nigeria’s agriculture sector to be at par with countries like Israel, the Netherland and others that have recorded huge success, the Federal Government...

Border closure opens opportunities to poultry farmers

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The closure of Nigeria’s land borders has opened a vista of opportunities for poultry farmers, the Coordinator of the 2019 Nigeria Poultry Farmers’ Exhibition,...

BREAKING: PMB approves date land border will be re opened

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the joint border operations code-named Exercise Swift Response which has led to the total shutdown of...

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