Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

After raising $47.5m from the Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by growth equity platform, TPG Growth, Cellulant, has pointed out that...
Lake rice subsidised by N1bn since inception — LASG

Lake rice subsidised by N1bn since inception — LASG

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that it had subsidised the lake rice brand to the tune of N1 billion since it rolled...
Bello of Niger warns against felling of economic trees

Bello of Niger warns against felling of economic trees

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has warned that the full wrath of the law would be visited on those that continue with the habit...
Heritage Bank: We are committed to innovative banking services

Heritage Bank restates commitment to agric development

Heritage Bank Plc says it is committed to the sustenance, growth and development of the nation’s agricultural sector. Mr Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head of Corporate...
AfDB assists TCN to modernise transmission equipment – Adesina

AfDB trains 733 Nigerians on agro technology

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it trained about 733 people in Nigeria on increased use of technology in agriculture in the country. The bank...
IITA reiterates commitment to nourish African agriculture

IITA reiterates commitment to nourish African agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, has reiterated its commitment to conducting researches that will nourish African agriculture. The Director-General of IITA, Dr...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

Minister directs IAR on innovative ideas to boost agricultural production

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has directed the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) to come-up with more innovative ideas to...
Bello of Niger warns against felling of economic trees

EU plants 4.5m trees in Katsina State

About 4.54 million trees have been planted and maintained in Katsina State under the Improved Fuel Wood Balance project supported by the European Union...
Nigerians anxious to see completion of Lagos-Ibadan highway – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice by 2020 – FG

The Federal Government says Nigeria will achieve self-sufficiency in rice production by 2020 with sustained implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme launched on Nov....
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

Rice farmers want effective policy banning rice importation

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Oyo state chapter, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to sustain and make effective, policy banning...