FG renews AfDB’s Nigerian Trust Fund for 10 years – 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...
Minister directs IAR on innovative ideas to boost agricultural production

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...
Maize farmers’ association decries delay in passage of 2018 Budget

Maize farmers’ association decries delay in passage of 2018 Budget

Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) said on Wednesday that the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget had affected...
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

Rice farmers commend FG for Anchor Borrowers Programme

Rice farmers in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina State have commended the Federal Government for its agricultural initiatives, especially the Anchor Borrowers Programme...
Maize farmers’ association decries delay in passage of 2018 Budget

Disasters cost agriculture sector $96bn, poor farmers bear brunt – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said natural disasters cost the agricultural sectors of developing country economies a staggering 96 billion dollars in damages...
IITA reiterates commitment to nourish African agriculture

IITA unveils scientific results of weed management in cassava production

Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) and Building an Economically Sustainable Integrated Seed System for Cassava (BASICS) of IITA will soon to unveil their scientific...