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FG distributes farm inputs to 243 Yobe farmers

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) has distributed farm inputs to 243 farmers in Yobe under the National Poverty Reduction with...

NIHORT trains 58 farmers on mass production of vegetables

The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) said it had trained 58 farmers on vegetable value chain in Badagry, Lagos State. The Institute’s Assistant Chief Planning...

Digital Agriculture: Group trains 250 female farmers in Nasarawa State

Tech Herfrica, a non-profit organisation says it has trained 250 female farmers in Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, provided 21 of them with smartphones to enable...

Food insecurity, structural challenge in Africa, ECA says

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says food insecurity is a structural challenge in Africa, affecting 20 per cent of the continent’s population compared...

Niger Govt. ready for dry season farming, mobilises 250,000 farmers – Commissioner

Alhaji Musa Bosso, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development in Niger, says the state government would mobilise 250,000 farmers to engage in mechanized...

Bago approves N87.1m counterpart fund for IFAD-VCDP

Gov. Umaru Bago of Niger has approved the release of N87.1 million counterpart fund for the implementation of International Fund for Agricultural Development Value...

Food prices continue to soar in Abuja, environs

A market survey conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, revealed that residents are frustrated due to the increase in prices...

How Adesina revolutionised Nigeria’s agricultural sector as Minister – Agribusiness Expert 

An Agribusiness expert has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for revolutionising Nigeria’s agricultural sector during his tenure as Minister...

Nigerian foods: Collaboration will boost global recognition – Obasanjo

Mr Oludayo Obasanjo, Executive Director, Marketing and Development, Obasanjo Farms Nigeria Ltd., has called for concerted efforts to promote Nigerian foods globally. Obasanjo told the...

Buhari appoints Garzali Abubakar to head  National Agricultural Dev. Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Garzali Abubakar as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Development Fund. Malam Garba Shehu, the...

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