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RIFAN Analyzes Impact of Lockdown, Flood, Other Factors on Rice Production

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has boasted that farmers are not doing poorly despite various challenges facing rice production and supply in...

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Economic Prospects in Cowpea Production

In Africa, Nigeria doubles as the largest producer and consumer of cowpea. Besides being an important source of protein,...

AFAN President Urges Buhari to Appoint Special Adviser on Food Security

The president of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, (AFAN), Ibrahim Kabir, persuaded the federal government to appoint a...

Cross River Battles to Sell, Evacuate Mature Rice Seedlings

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has lamented that the state is struggling to move N8.5 billion worth of...

Osinbajo Inaugurates 200,000-Yam Storage Facility in Benue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned a yam storage facility with the capacity to store 200,000 tubers of yam...

NDBDA to Establish Mechanized Farm in Eleme

In its quest to boost agricultural development among the Niger Delta communities , the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority...

Livestock Farmers Lament Scarcity of Feed Ingredients 

Bemoaning a shortage of feed ingredients such as maize...

Poultry Farmers Lose Over N200bn to COVID-19 in Oyo State

Members of the Poultry Association of Nigeria in Oyo...

FG to Clampdown on Poultry Product Smugglers, Vendors

Due to its effect on the poultry industry and...

FG to Hunt down smugglers of poultry product, vendors

The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, stated...

FG to Ban Milk Importation into the Country

The Federal Government of Nigeria is considering placing a...

Nigeria, Morocco Collaborate on Agricultural Insurance scheme

A committee comprising of Nigeria Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC),...

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Dangote to Invest $4.6bn in Sugar, Rice and Dairy Production

Owner of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest...

IITA to Boost Agribusiness Through Incubator Programmes

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and other...

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Yam consumers have been reported to be faced with...

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West Africa to Establish OPEC Equivalent for Cocoa

Cocoa-producing nations are planning a change that would allow them to control market prices the same way the Organization...

AFAN Hails Re-election of Adesina as AfDB President

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has hailed the re-election and subsequent inauguration of Akinwumi Adesina for a...

ECOWAS Donates Food to Rescue 7M Nigerians From Food Crisis

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has donated 3,999 tons of grains to the federal government with...

IRPAD, AFJN, Others Slam AGRA, Seek Alternative for Agric in Africa

The Institute for Research and Promotion of Alternative Development, (IRPAD)  , along with the African Faith and Justice Network,...

FG Approves N13bn to Fight Pests Across 12 States

The federal government has approved N13 billion in intervention funds across 12 northern states to control pests such as...

FAO: 50 Million People to Face Food Crisis in West Africa if Pandemic Intensifies

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (FAO) has projected that 50 million people could face a...

Dangote to Invest $4.6bn in Sugar, Rice and Dairy Production

Owner of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest a total of $4.6bn for...

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The Nigerian delegation, led by Honourable Minister Of State for Agriculture and Rural Development,...

FG Launches Fish Farms in Abuja, Ekiti, Five Other States

The Federal Government recently launched fish farms in Rivers, Ekiti, Borno, Imo, Katsina, Nasarawa...

Secondary School Students Asked to Embrace Agriculture in Lagos State

Lagos State government has appealed to secondary school pupils within the state to advance...

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Nigeria Partners With Germany, UNODC to Stop Illicit Trade of Wildlife

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a new partnership with Germany and the...

IVCDP Sensitizes Ebonyi Farmers on Preventive Measures

The Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), a six-year initiative of the International Fund for...

FAO Seeks Decrease in Food Waste

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has appealed to policymakers...

AFGEAN, Profitville and Maidville sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) with Profitville Limited (trading as Buy-More Supermarket), Ikeja G.R.A,...

Farmers and Land Buyers In Ogun Charged On Proper Verification

Prospective land buyers in Ogun state have been admonished by the state government to...

Agro Industrial Park Aided by Joint Venture to be Established in Delta

A joint venture agreement with Mirai Technology Limited and Norsworthy Investment Limited to establish...

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NACCIMA Suggests Ways to Grow Agriculture

Chief Alaba Lawson, the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture gave recommendations to the government on how to improve the agricultural sector. The recommendations includes, the need to invest and embrace new machinery,...

West Africa to Establish OPEC Equivalent for Cocoa

Cocoa-producing nations are planning a change that would allow them to control market prices the same way the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

Secondary School Students Asked to Embrace Agriculture in Lagos State

Lagos State government has appealed to secondary school pupils within the state to advance toward becoming a productive agricultural labor force in adulthood, a...

Stakeholders Urge FG to Increase Budgetary Allocation for Agriculture

Several stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called on the government to take a second look at the proposed 2021 budgetary allocation to the...

Insurance Firm to Compensate Sokoto Farmers Affected by Flooding

Farmers affected by the 2020 flood disaster in Sokoto State have received declarations from Veritas Kapital Assurance that their insurance premiums will be settled...