Sunday, June 24, 2018
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

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...
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

FG releases N43.92bn to 330,000 rice farmers

The Federal Government has released about N43.92 billion (122 million dollars) to 300,000 rice farmers to increase Nigeria’s rice production by additional two million...
Dangote inaugurates multi-billion Naira rice processing plant in Jigawa

Dangote inaugurates multi-billion Naira rice processing plant in Jigawa

...Promises to end rice importation   The Dangote Rice Outgrower Scheme in Jigawa State reached a turning point yesterday when the President of Dangote Group, Aliko...
CBN promises to maintain price stability, external reserves to safeguard Naira

CBN Governor tasks State govts on agric

CBN Governor tasks State govts on Agric The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has tasked State Governments in Nigeria to take...

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...
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

Farmers decry lack of inputs for dry season farming

Dry season farmers in Kaduna State have appealed to the state government to provide adequate inputs to enable them to scale up production in...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Monday urged officers and men of the Nigerian Army to join other Nigerians and invest in...
Supreme Court affirms Election of Ikpeazu, fines Nwosu N4m

Ikpeazu calls for increased allocation to federal universities of agriculture

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has appealled to the Federal Government to increase its allocation to federal universities of agriculture in the country. Ikpeazu made...
VP Osinbajo calls for effective dispute resolution mechanism for economic growth

N10bn Farmers-to-finance fund will reduce poverty – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday that the newly inaugurated N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds would help reduce poverty and support local farmers to...