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Women farmers in Bauchi State have raised concerns about the distribution of expired agricultural inputs that may hinder bumper harvest envisaged under the Anchor Borrowers Programme. The women expressed concern in a communiqué issued at the end of a one...
Nigerian farmers covered by the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) get new packages in the area of parametric insurance otherwise known as Area Yield Index (AYI). NAIC Executive Director of Operations,  Bashir H Binji, recently told journalists in Abuja after...
Nigeria and Morocco have set up a steering committee to develop a sustainable crop insurance scheme for the country. The Committee, comprising representatives of the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Bank of Agriculture, the Moroccan Agricultural Insurance Company (MAMDA) and...
Kaduna — The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in collaboration with C. Hassan Consultancy Ltd. has commenced a refresher training of 400 unemployed youths in Kaduna state on agricultural skills for gainful employment. The training, according to the Director-General of...
The federal government yesterday said it had spent over N6.2 billion to feed about 3,000,000 pupils under its National Homegrown School Feeding Programme in pursuit of its Social Investment Programme (SIP). A statement by acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr....
Agro News Nigeria will be hosting an August edition of the Agro Commodities Investment, Export and Foodstuff Export Training Workshop in Lagos on the 26th August, 2017. The last edition of the workshop was held in Lagos in February 2017. Participants...
The reported approval given to some companies to import maize will crash the price locally and make its production unprofitable, farmers across the country have said. The local farmers' fears were premised on the alarm raised by Katsina State Governor...
The Dangote rice outgrowers farming scheme in Jigawa State has ran into difficulty, Daily Trust can report. This followed long delays in the payment of the farmers involved in the scheme after their produce was bought off by the Dangote...
The maize industry is currently challenged by an array of diseases and pests, especially armyworm caterpillar, stem borers; and Corn earworms, among others, which have dealt deadly and devastating blows on maize plantations across the country. That the development is...
The Nigeria Government is to revive six fertilizer blending plants before the end of the year, through the Infrastructure Unit of its Sovereign Wealth Fund. The Managing Director of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr Uche Orji disclosed this on...

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