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The Ondo State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Africa Red Crest (Nigeria) limited on the mass production of rice through cultivation of 500 hectares of land and establishment of rice mill of 37,500 tonnes per annum...
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has earmarked the sum of N86.5 million for the promotion and cultivation of ‘ogbono’, a local ingredient for ‘draw’ soup in many parts of Nigeria. Ogbono (irvingia gabonensis) is a household name in many Nigerian...
The African Development Bank (AFDB) will partner with the Sokoto State Government in its plans to establish an agro-industrial park for the North West geo-political zone, its President, Dr. Akinwumi Adeshina, has said. As a starting point to the realization...
Farmers in Kano state have produced 1,551,720 tons of rice in 2016 as against the 692,481 tons produced in 2015, the state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said. Ganduje announced this at Kano Seed Processing Centre, Kadawa in Garun Malam...
It’s the time of the year for the harvest of a pepper variety popularly known among farmers and consumers in Sokoto as ‘shambo’ pepper. Although the pepper is noted to be popular among farmers in Fadama areas of Sokoto because...
Bauchi State government has launched the Anchor Borrower’s Scheme with 20,000 farmers that registered for the scheme. The scheme was initiated by the federal government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as an agricultural intervention to help farmers boost...
The Lagos State government has again assured residents of the availability of LAKE Rice at designated outlets across the State. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Toyin Suarau, gave this assurance yesterday while reviewing sales reports of the product from retail outlets...
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and his Kebbi counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, launched Lagos-Kebbi rice, christened Lake Rice, saying the partnership, which culminated in the launch was not only designed to ensure food security, but to showcase...
Indications have emerged that the Lagos State Government will begin sales of the much  expected Lake Rice it produced in partnership with Kebbi State Government to members of the public at  the sum of  N12, 000 per 50 Kg...
The Jigawa Government says it will partner with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade the Hadejia Valley project, to encourage irrigation activities. Gov. Badaru Abubakar said this on Tuesday in Hadejia at a civic reception organised by a youth...

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