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Nigeria has 40.2m agriculture households – NBS

Nigeria has about 40.2 million agricultural households, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  has said. This was made known an the unveiling of the National...

Food Crisis: Expert urges FG to prioritize agric sector

Prof. Raphael Okigbo, lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has called on President Bola Tinubu led administration to pay more attention to the...

Boost food security, stakeholders urge FG

Some stakeholders in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have urged the Federal Government to improve food security nationwide. They also appealed...

Food security: Jigawa rice production hits 800,000 tonnes, says  Namadi

Gov.  Umar Namadi of Jigawa says this year’s dry season rice production has hit 800,000 tonnes. Namadi made this known shortly after inspection of rice...

Tinubu inaugurates agricultural machinery in Niger

President Bola Tinubu on Monday flagged off the Food Security and Agricultural Mechanization Programme in Niger State, emphasizing that his administration remains committed to...

VSF distributes dry season farming inputs to 3,000 farmers in Borno 

 The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Monday commenced the distribution of dry season farming inputs to farmers resettled in their ancestral home in Borno. The...

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...

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