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NAFDAC commends IITA-CWMP for training 659 spray service providers

NAFDAC commends IITA-CWMP for training 659 spray service providers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given thumbs up to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) led...
Governors endorse peer advisory mechanism to achieve zero hunger by 2025

Governors endorse peer advisory mechanism to achieve zero hunger by 2025

Five state governors in Nigeria have endorsed a peer advisory mechanism to enable them to monitor the implementation of their state-grown agricultural plans with...
Minister to embark on nationwide advocacy tour on quality agricultural produce

Ogbeh lauds rising private agric finance as FAFIN closes at $65.9m

Federal Government’s initiative of a vibrant private sector-led agricultural financing in Nigeria has received a boost with the successful closing of the $65.9 million...
‘Cassava bread initiative can generate N255bn annually’

‘Cassava bread initiative can generate N255bn annually’

Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria says the revival of the cassava bread initiative is capable of injecting about N255 billion into...

IFAD begins distribution of inputs to 4, 515 rice, cassava farmers in Anambra  

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), has commenced distribution of farm inputs worth N728 million to 4,515...

Oyo partners Dangote Group on rice production

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday said the state government was collaborating with the Dangote Group to boost rice production in the...

Agric stakeholders call for restructuring of bank of agriculture

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called on the Federal Government to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) so as to reposition it to...
Dangote to spend $10bn on rice cultivation, gives tools to block makers

Dangote to spend $10bn on rice cultivation, gives tools to block makers

The Dangote Group has said it is investing US$10 billion in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. The Group disclosed this at...
MAN advises Govt to increase investment in agriculture

MAN advises Govt to increase investment in agriculture

  The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the three tiers of government to increase investment in agriculture to boost food production and sufficiency...
Akinwumi Adesina emerges 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

AfDB to support Nigeria with $1.1bn to tackle climate change

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB),  says  the bank may provide 1.1 billion dollars to Nigeria and four other African...