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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...

What we’re doing to boost agricultural productivity – Nanono

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, yesterday listed various steps that the ministry under his supervision is taking to...

‘Nigeria annual fish production worrisome’

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The Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has said that the country’s annual fish production capacity of N1.1 million metric tonnes is ‘abysmal.’ Dr Agbabiaka Adegoke,...

Nigeria records 40% post-harvest losses annually in tomato production

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Nigeria records about 40% post-harvest losses in tomato production annually, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has said.According to Daily Trust, Chairman Governing...

Remove tax duty on farm implements, farmer begs govt

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An oil palm farmer in Edo State, Robinson Imade, has called on the federal and state governments to remove tax duty from farm implements...

Five young Nigerian farmers, other Africans get agriculture fellowship

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The World Food Prize Foundation and the newly launched World Hunger Fighters Foundation are partnering to provide year-long fellowships for young African food innovators...

Nigeria has succeeded in preventing ‘invasive plant pests’- Minister

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Nigeria has succeeded in preventing the entry of invasive plant pests and other emerging pests, an official ha said. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural...

Right policies, investments’ll boost rice production in Nigeria –KPMG

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Chinwendu ObienyiNigeria can only attain self sufficiency in food, especially rice production, if the right policies and investments are made in the right quarters.This...

Farmcrowdy commemorates World Food Day

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In commemoration of the World Food Day on Wednesday, Farmcrowdy fed about 400 pupils of Victoria Island Nursery and Primary School, Eti Osa Local...

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