Thursday, April 19, 2018
Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice by 2020 – FG

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....
Rice farmers want effective policy banning rice importation

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...
Rice farmers want effective policy banning rice importation

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...
Rice farmers want effective policy banning rice importation

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...