Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Abiodun Inaugurates Aquaculture Hub, Lauds Obasanjo

Prince Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun State, has inaugurated the Agbeloba Aquaculture Hub in Owiwi, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area, asserting that the agricultural sector...

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Ondo Signs MoU With Malaysian Institute on Food Security

The Ondo State government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute to promote food security and enhance...

Institute Trains 40 Corps Members on Post-Harvest Technology

The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRl), located in Ilorin, has organized a capacity-building program for 40 members of the National Youth Service Corps...

AFAN Expresses Concern Over Rising Food Prices

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has described the current substantial rise in food prices across the country, which has been brought about...

Women Farmers Call for Grants from FG

The Small Scale Women Farmers Organization in Nigeria (SWOFON) has called on the federal government to provide grants to farmers in order to help...

TETFund Lauds FIIRO on Value Addition

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has praised the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) for its development of various agricultural technologies, value...

Ogun Govt. Pledges Support for Rabbit Farmers After RHD Outbreak

In a bid to curb the sudden emergence of rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD) currently ravaging farms in Ogun State, the state government has said...

Lawmaker Advocates Separate Ministry for Fishery and Aquaculture

Awaji-Inombek Abiante, deputy chairman of the House Committee on Agricultural Institutions, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to create a ministry...

Onion Traders, Consumers, Others Lament Hike in Price

A recent surge in the price of onions across the country has become a cause of concern amongst farmers, traders, buyers and researchers as...

Buhari Launches Scheme to Engage 774,000 Youths in Agriculture

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Young Farmers Scheme designed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) to engage 1,000 youths from...

NACOPPMAN Urges Government to Support Coconut Farmers

The National Coconut Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (NACOPPMAN) has called on the government to support local production and reduce the annual...

FG Seeks Approval of National Assembly on $1.2bn Agricultural Loan

Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed has called on the National Assembly to approve a loan of $1.2 billion from Brazil meant to address issues...

Oyo AFAN Commends FG on Farm Implements, Equipment Distribution

The Oyo State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has praised the federal government on its distribution of farm implements and...

AGRA Empowers Women and Youths in Niger State

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has empowered 114 youths and 6 women’s groups with rice milling machines, sprayers and motorcycles...

NIAS Advocates for Technology and Innovation in Livestock Industry

Eustace Iyayi, registrar and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), has underscored the important role of technology and innovation...

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Oyintiloye Empowers 759 Farmers, Senior Citizens

A member representing  Obokun State Constituency at the House of Assembly in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, distributed farm inputs and other empowerment materials to...

Rice Farmers, Others to Access Bill Gates’ $30bn Agricultural Grant

The Melinda and Bill Gates’ Foundation, OCP Africa, Kufor Foundation and Grow Africa have partnered to make available a grant of $30bn to increase...

Nigerian Investor Sets Up $135 Million Commodities Exchange

In a bid to take full advantage of the federal government’s resolution to place focus on agriculture, a new Nigerian startup, Integrated Produce City...

Agriculture is Successful Because Nigerians Can’t Afford Foreign Foods, Buhari Tells Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his welcome address to state governors at the presidential villa, Abuja, expressed his pleasure with the successes recorded by each...

Nigeria to Establish Commodities Certification Centre – Minister of Agriculture

At the flag-off of the nationwide advocacy on agricultural quality control and standardization, the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said the Federal Government would...

Nigeria Increases Fruit Export to Europe

President of the Nigerian-Belgian Commercial Information and Documentation Centre (NBCIDC), Tunde Okoya, said the Nigerian Ports Authority had concluded arrangements to sign a Technical...