23.8 C
Enugu
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent annual growth for the agricultural sector, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said. Ogbeh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that the...
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 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 Ogbeh, has said that Nigeria has worked with more than 4,500 extension agents and three million smallholder farmers in the diffusion of improved crop varieties since 1992. In a statement signed...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogheh has said that federal government is set to commence the construction of 10 dams per state across the federation, including the FCT. The Minister stated this yesterday in his goodwill...
The Federal Government is set to rehabilitate the 414 grazing reserve centres and stock routes across the country, what it described as steps taken to end the clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country. National Coordinator,...
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of the dairy sector in Nigeria. Signing the MoU with one of the world’s largest dairy companies – Arla Foods in Abuja, the Minister of Agriculture and...
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said that Nigeria provides about 70 per cent of the seeds used in West Africa. The Minister who made the assertion while on a familiarisation visit to...
The New Agriculture Promotion Policy; click here
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...

Follow us

39,606FansLike
171FollowersFollow

Other Articles

NAFDAC advises exporters to stop embarrassing Nigeria

The National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerian exporters to stop embarrassing the country by obtaining the agency’s...

Sahel Capital Closes Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN) at $65.9 Milllion

Sahel Capital, fund manager for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), is pleased to announce the successful $65.9 million final close of...

How smuggling affects Kebbi paddy rice market fortunes

For some, Kebbi State is the rice capital of Nigeria. Home to hundreds of thousands of rice farmers with over 500,000 hectares of rice...

RMRDC distributes 10,000 improved oil palm seedlings

The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has distributed 10,000 seedlings of improved variety of oil palm known as Tenera to farmers’ associations...

Sokoto to train 2m people on poultry farming

The Sokoto State Government has announced plan to train two million people on poultry farming. This was contained in a statement signed by Malam Imam...

Nigeria: Banks Kick-Start Agric SMEs Equity Fund With N26 Billion

Commercial banks in the country have raised a total of N26 billion as part of their commitment to finances agro-based small and medium scale...

We Import Poison, Not Rice, Bagudu Warns Nigerians

The Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu, has condemned the continuous importation of rice into the country, describing it as importation of poison. Bagudu, who...

Delta to boost rice production

Delta State governor Ifeanyi Okowa has urged rice farmers to increase their production to meet with the needs of Nigerians. The Governor made the call...

Business Of Agriculture Workshop; Register To Attend

Agro News Nigeria presents the 2nd Edition of the Lagos Agribusiness Investment Clinic for prospective Agribusiness Investors. The First edition of the Lagos Agribusiness Investment...

Cotton farmers get improved seeds from RMRDC

Cotton farmers under the aegis of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) have received four metric tonnes of improved cottonseeds from the Raw Materials...