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No Justifiable Reason For High Cost Of Garri, Says Agboola

Concerned by the high cost of Garri, a common staple food, the Managing Director, S&P farms and Ranch, Agboola Banji, said there is no...

IITA Yam Multiplication Research To Boost Supply

Research being conducted by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in seed yam multiplication holds promise to quadruple yam production in the country....

Small-Scale Women Farmers Demand 10% Allocation To Agriculture

Small-scale Women Famers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON) has urged the Federal Government to release the 10 per cent allocation provided in the federal budget...

Why Ginger Production Is In Danger In Nigeria —Don

An associate professor with the Faculty of Agriculture, Federal University Wukari in Taraba State, Banake E. Sambo has said poor road networks; lack of...

Presidential Initiative On Fertilizer Kicks Off Across The Country

As the planting season commences, the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative has kicked off across the country, to provide farmers with fertilizers at affordable rate. A...

Agriculture to get more funds: Buhari

"Agriculture funds" President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the economy by devoting more resources to agriculture in...

Nigerian Agriculture Would Not Have Been What It Is Today Without...

While commissioning the new training facility for capacity development for youth agripreneurs on Monday, in Ibadan, the President of African Development Bank, (AFDB), Dr....

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Former Presidents To Grace IITA 50th...

…AfDB president to commission $700,000 building for youth Agripreneurs Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Monday speak on food security and Nigeria’s preparedness...

30,000 Farmers Benefited From Anchor Borrower Programme In Niger – CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rated the performance of Niger State high in the on-going Anchor Borrower’s Scheme of the apex bank. Even...

Fertilizer Diversion: Assembly Want Almakura To Prosecute, Sack Govt Officials

Nasarawa state House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura to arrest, prosecute and relieve any government official found...

Nigeria To Supply 130,000 Tonnes Of Roasted Cashew Nuts To US

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said Nigeria is set to supply 130,000 tonnes of roasted cashew nuts to the...

Countries Urged To Enforce Global Standards On Food Trade

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called on countries to reap benefits of food trade by engaging in standard setting. In a joint...

Northern Nigeria Flour Mills Begins Production Of Sorghum Flour In Kano

Northern Nigeria Flour Mill yesterday in Kano officially commissioned a Sorghum flour production plant which costs over N2 billion. The chairman, board of directors of...

Famine Looms As New Diseases Threaten Farm Produce

The Coordinating Director of the Nigerian Agricultural and Quarantine Service (NAQS), Vincent Isegwu, has stressed the need to be on the watch out for...

Mixed Reactions Trail Nigeria’s Yam Exports

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have expressed mixed reactions on Nigeria’s new policy to export yams to UK and the U.S., saying Nigeria has...

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