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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development set to unveil the federal government’s agenda and vision for agricultural development under the President Mohammadu Buhari’s Administration. The Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) titled, ‘The Green Alternative’, which will be unveiled by...
Nigeria plans to capitalize its state-owned Bank of Agriculture with N1 trillion ($3.2 billion) and will allow the lender to take deposits as Africa’s most-populous nation seeks to boost farming output and reduce food imports. “We are looking at 25...
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...
Investments in the production of fertiliser in Nigeria by foreign and indigenous investors in the last two years have grown to about $4.5bn (N1.373tn) despite the constraint in accessing the United States dollars, the African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnerships...
The Federal Government through the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Thursday inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Agriculture and Nutrition. Chief Ogbeh at the inauguration stressed the need for improved agriculture and nutrition, saying” food...
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 26-member Standing Inter-Ministerial Technical Committee to address the rejection of Nigeria’s dry beans by the European Union. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, while performing the inauguration in Abuja on...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has said his ministry will help Co-operatives to access the 220 million CBN MSMEs funds. The Minister stated this at the National Cooperative Financing Agency Of Nigeria (CFAN) summit and...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that the Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Science and Technology will partner with the media to educate Nigerians on the need to embrace the...
The minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at the weekend, said the country would not experience famine next year contrary to fears in some quarters. The minister said though it is true that some neighbouring countries are buying off grains...
Massive importation of food, especially, rice, wheat, sugar and fish, has continued to bleed the nation’s economy, with the four items accounting for a whopping N1 trillion loss to the nation annually. ricepix-newExecutive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria,...

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