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US ambassador charges youth agripreneurs on employment creation

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stewart SymingtonAppeal to young agriprene in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) was aimed at upholding the course...

Tough time awaits Nigerians, as price of rice soars ...

Rice cultureNigerians will need to pull themselves to another round of deprivation, given the growing price of rice, considered the staple food for households...

YFarm targets 10,000 youths for agribusiness by 2020 ...

Agricultural landThe Youth Farming Project (YFarm), the Initiative for the Development of Fresh and Young Brain (FBIN) and Alexian Consueles, said that he trained...

US Ambassador Pushes IITA Youth Agripreneurs To Lead Efforts To Create...

US Ambassador Pushes IITA Youth Agripreneurs To Create Jobs For African Youths: On 28 August, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Stuart Symington,...

Ogun Customs intercepts 6,194 bags of smuggled rice, 340 kegs of...

The Headquarters of the Ogun Customs Administration of Nigeria intercepted 6,194 smuggled sacks of rice, 33 vehicles and other contraband worth more than 382...

Nigeria, Germany Sign Pact On Agriculture, Commerce

Nigeria and Germany at the weekend, signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) in the field of agriculture and trade. The first agreement was signed...

Poisonous rice: Ebonyi Govt. reopens Rice Mill after sanitation

Workers unload the World Rice Exhibition EbonyiChukvumeka Opara The government of Ebony on Thursday ordered the resumption of the Abakalik rice mills Limited two days...

Why Nigeria needs to increase import tax on starch to 60%...

The chairman of Harvest Feeds and Agro Processing Limited, Goke Adeyemi, in this interview speaks about the need to increase the tax on imported...

C-CPF Scheme To Increase Food Production–Lokpobiri

The Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, said the ministry is preparing a scheme for cottage settlement plants (C-CPF) to promote...

Special force nabs 3 suspects fuelling herdsmen-farmers violence

Sani Ahmed a.k.a gunrunner, arrested by the Special Force, coordinated by ONSAA special force structure, coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser...

FG’s Agriculture Policy Intervention Strengthening Smallholder Farmers

Tthe federal government after years of neglect of the agricultural sector, beginning in 2010 and 2011, began a major reform of the...

Snake Rearing A ‘Profitable’ Enterprise – Official

Snake Rearing: Abubakar Ballah, the Officer-in-Charge of Snakebite Therapy and Research Centre, Kaltungo, Gombe state, has urged Nigerians to embrace snake rearing to boost their financial standing.

FG Partners Ogun To Enhance Fish Farming

Fish Farming: As a part of measures to alleviate poverty and deal with unemployment, the federal government has reiterated its readiness to work with the Ogun State government in the development of fisheries within the nation to create wealth distribution.

FG calls for value addition to address trade imbalance –

The secretary of the government of the Federation, Boss Mustafa, spoke on Friday at the Forum of productive capacities and investment cooperation of Nigeria...

Oyo State And IITA Seal Pact To Develop Agriculture Policy And...

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Oyo state government today signed a deal to develop an agricultural blueprint for the state, and...

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