Nigeria must be able to feed itself – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Kaduna inaugurated Africa’s biggest hatchery and feed mill constructed by Olam Grains at the cost of over $150...

NAA encourages younger generation to join the agriculture sector

WINNERS of the Nigeria Agriculture Awards (NAA) 2017 essay competition with the theme, “Building a Crop of Young Agropreneurs,”in secondary schools and tertiary institutions across...

World Bank sets aside $800m for the provision of agriculture technologies in Africa –...

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank and World Bank have set aside 800 million dollars for the...

Agriculture transformation in Africa: Nigeria to benefit from US $280 million.

Nigeria has been chosen as one of the priority countries to benefit from the US $280 million Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa...

Nigeria women farmers implores FG to check Climate Change policies.

The Nigerian Association of Women in Agriculture, NAWIA, has implored the state and Federal government to urgently formulate policies that would check the adverse...

Agricultural exports deluded by the easy cash flow from petroleum.

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, (NEPC) has blamed the diminution on agricultural export on the easy cash flow from petroleum. The South south Regional...

Local farmers dominate Nigeria’s contingent to 2017 Hajj.

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday praised President Muhammadu Buhari, saying his administration’s agricultural reform policy had empowered more local farmers...

Genetically modified cassava rejected by Civil Society groups.

Yobe partners FAO, ICRISAT on modern farming methods Civil society groups have rejected a plan by the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to grow...

Edo fertilizer plant to be commissioned by the Vice President Osibanjo.

The Edo State Government and WACOT Limited will receive the Vice President of Nigeria – Professor Yemi Osibanjo, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to...

Nigerian rice farmers to gain access to Bill Gates $30 billion agricultural grant

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it is working to access the $30 billion agricultural grant contributed by Bill and Melinda Gates...

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