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The federal government has raised the alarm on the rising demand for beef in the country, vis-a-vis its availability, saying the gap could lead to the scarcity of beef and dairy products in the country. The outlook was given by...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured lecturers and students engaged in non- agricultural studies in the country’s three universities of agriculture that their careers will not be jeopardised. He gave this assurance on yesterday...
Abuja — In efforts to diversify the nation's economy from the oil to non-oil sectors like agriculture and solid minerals, the Federal Government has set a target of 500,000 metric tonnes (MT) cocoa production and processing by Year 2021. Government...
Ado Ekiti — The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed that the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari will stop importation of rice in 2017. Explaining the reason behind the policy, Ogbeh hinted that the...
The Federal Government has expressed readiness to partner with Osun State Government in the ongoing process of massive food production as a means of getting the nation out of the current economic recession. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,...
Efforts by the federal government to diversify the economy is beginning to yield results, as the federal government is set to export 72 metric tonnes of yam to Europe and the United States today. In a major diversification breakthrough, the...
The Federal Government says it is strategising to surpass Ghana in the export of yam to Europe and other continents. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this when he received the Technical Committee on Nigeria...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged support for yam producers, saying the country is pushing to become the number one exporter of the commodity in the world. He made this allusion wednesday at the...
The Federal government through the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has again expressed the political will and commitment to creating business employment in agriculture. The Minister restated this commitment when he received a delegation...
The federal government is set to achieve a milestone in the effort to restore Nigeria into the agro-commodities export market by exporting its first consignment of certified yams to the United Kingdom and the United States on June 29. The...

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