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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...
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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