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Urban Farming, Future Of Agriculture

Urban Farming: The planet is growing more food than ever, and yet millions of people continue to starve worldwide. People are hungry everywhere in the country, in the suburbs.

APDA Rejects Proposal For Cattle Colony

Cattle Colony: The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has rejected the suggestion made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, that the solution to frequent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers is to establish cattle colonies in the country.

Institute To Commence Trial On Genetically Modified Cassava In Nigeria

Despite opposition by some civic groups, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, said it is to carry out confined field trials, CFT, on genetically modified cassava.

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.

Legislative Backing Required To Drive Agribusiness

Legislative backing required to drive agribusiness, Policy inconsistency has almost become a norm in Nigeria. In agriculture, this has meant ill thought-out export/import restrictions....

Ogbeh Defines ‘Cattle Colonies,’ Ranches As Panacea To Farmers/Herders Crisis

In the last few days there has been fierce debate as the Federal Government, which earlier promoted the idea of cattle ranch, opted for ‘cattle colonies’ leaving many people to ask what cattle colony is.The introduction of cattle colonies came following the recent harvest of deaths in Communities.

Army Cattle Ranch Receives Farm Equipment From FG

Army cattle ranch receives farm equipment from federal government, The Nigerian Army has said that it would continue to invest in the nation’s livestock...

FG To Flag Off N10bn National Egg Production Scheme In Akure

The Federal Government would tomorrow begin the implementation of the National Egg Production Scheme (NEGPRO) in a flag off ceremony in Akure, the Ondo...

How Food Production, Rural Infrastructure Upscale Through ATASP-1 In North-West

How food production, rural infrastructure upscale through ATASP-1 in north-west, The quantum of cassava production in Kila, Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State...

‘Why Nigeria “ll Witness Low Cocoa Output In 2018′

Cocoa Farmers yesterday predicted low output this year due to various factors that have not been addressed by the Federal Government.

Removing Threats To Food Security

The general attitude of perceived insensitivity of the Federal Government to the spate of attacks on farming communities by armed pastoralist invaders could exacerbate the threats to food security of the nation unless there is an urgent change in attitude

Solutions To Problems Associated With Nomadic Livestock Farming In Nigeria

Like so many of our economic and social problems in Nigeria, the challenges of nomadic livestock farming in Nigeria among other things are an...

One Million Farmers Grow Bio-Fortified Crops In Nigeria – Official

Dr Paul Ilona, the Country Manager of Harvestplus, an international agriculture organisation, says over one million small holder farmers grow bio-fortified food crops in...

Bush Burning Retards Nigeria’s Agricultural Production, Says Expert

Bush Burning Retards Nigeria’s Agricultural Production, An ecologist, Mr Richard Inyamkume, says those burning bushes are retarding the nation’s agricultural production. Inyamkume, who is the...

FG To Create 1m Jobs Through Eggs Production, Processing, Sale —...

The Federal Government said on Tuesday egg production, processing and marketing could create no fewer than one million jobs through its National Eggs Production...