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No fewer than 5, 000 registered rice farmers in Kogi will benefit from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) anchor borrower programme. The state’s Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Mrs Rabi Emaiku, made this known in a...
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is to assist 12, 500 farmers in Ebonyi with agricultural interventions worth N500 million under its Value Chain Development Programme. The IFAD Programme Coordinator in Ebonyi, Mr Sunday Ituma, made the disclosure in...
Smallholder farmers in Nigeria are already benefiting from $700,000 grants from the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) in a move seen as helping them to leverage on getting the right inputs like quality, certified and improved seeds...
The federal government has confirmed the supply of 1.1 million metric tonnes of fish to cover the deficit of 2.1 million metric tonnes. This was disclosed by the minister of state for agriculture and rural development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, during...
Exporters of perishable cargo/vegetable have lost a whooping N100 million due to government’s closure of export warehouses of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCOL) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The warehouse...
The member Representing  Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal constituency, Hon Linus Okorie as part of his determined effort to ride the constituency of social vices and empower the teeming youths of the constituency, yesterday commenced the training of 50 youths on fish...
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai in Niger State has commenced production of Cashew Juice, an official of the university said on Wednesday. Prof. Mohammed Yakubu, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the institution told the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Lapai that...
The National Vice President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Chris Onwuka , has condemned those campaigning against biotechnology in the country as he asked them to come up with scientific evidence to back their stance. Speaking at...
Development partners, under the umbrella of Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND, are set to invest $5 billion in the cassava sub-sector in five years. This was contained in a statement signed by Programme Director, PIND, Dr Dara...
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has called for a ban on the export of primary farm produce as part of strategies to grow local productions and enhance the value chains of the country’s agricultural investments. He said only innovative ventures...

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