Monday, June 25, 2018

FIIRO, NIRSAL, PTDF collaborate to enhance agric value chain

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) said...
USAID unveils two new agribusiness partnerships

Chi Farms, USAID partner to boost food security in Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and a leading Nigerian agro allied company, Chi Farms, have entered into a partnership that is...

Biochemist calls for enlightenment on dangers of consuming unripe fruits

Dr Ochuko Erukainure,  a nutritional biochemist, on Friday appealed to health  bodies to enlighten the public on health hazard of consuming unripe fruits widely...
I am read for probe, says Obasanjo

Obasanjo urges commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production. Obasanjo made...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

FG eye partnership with private sector on agricultural development

Federal Government has intensified its effort in seeking for partnership with the private sector for the development of agriculture in the country, which they...
We are committed to adequate water supply – Ogun

OGSADC targets N200m IGR in 2017

The Ogun State Agricultural Development Corporation (OGSADC) has set a revenue target of N200 million in the next fiscal year. The General Manager of the...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

Minister to embark on nationwide advocacy tour on quality agricultural produce

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, will soon embark on a nationwide advocacy tour of the six geo-political zones on...
Osun, DFID’s scheme, GEMS4, sign MoU to create markets for local products

Agric trainees in Germany vow to turn around business in Osun, Nigeria

  Exactly three weeks after leaving Osun, Nigeria and arriving in the State of Saxony-Anhalt for their three months intensive training in agriculture and food...
AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

The African Development Bank (AFDB) is targeting to boost Nigeria Agric and power sectors with loan facility of $4.1 billion between 2016 and 2017,...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

ANALYSIS: Preserving rainwater for all-season farming

Agriculturalists note that water remains cardinal to farming but they observe that farming somewhat relies on rainwater in Nigeria, especially among subsistent farmers. According to...