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The Federal Government through the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced the standardization of the nation's farm produce. Speaking at the launch of standards codes practice for agricultural products in Katsina state, the Acting Director General of SON, Dr....
Irvingiagbonensis, popularly known as Ogbono and commonly called ‘African mango’ or ‘wild mango’, is gradually vanishing from Bayelsa State. The gradual absence of Ogbono is not unconnected with the illegal logging of woods in some of the thick forests...
The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM Bank) has advised exporters to take advantage of the N500billion non-oil Export Stimulation Facility (ESF) as well as the expansion of the export credit Rediscounting and Refinancing Facilities (RRF) to boost their operations...
FARMERS in Rivers State have taken to the streets in protest of the invasion of their farm lands by suspected herdsmen.  The aggrieved farmers in Omoku town in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state staged the protest on Saturday...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo monday said efforts were being made to ensure that farmers secure financing from the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) at single digit interest rate in a determined move to boost agriculture as part of government’s diversification...
Between 2013 and June 2016, private sector investors and development partners in Nigeria provided a total of $1.694bn (N526.8bn) for the improvement of food and nutrition security across the country. According to the latest report of the Economic Community of...
Stakeholders in the livestock industry have introduced a new waybill for transporters of animals across Nigeria, saying it is one of the major deterrents to large scale cattle rustling. Stakeholders consist of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Miyetti Allah...
Stakeholders have advocated proper funding of agricultural research to achieve breakthrough in the nation’s food production and industrial growth. Speaking in Abuja during the third national stakeholders’ forum with the theme, “Making agricultural research work for end-users”, they also called...
Nigeria’s annual domestic export credit has declined by N400 billion, the Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Export-Import, NEXIM bank, Bashir Wali revealed. Wali, who spoke at the Daily Trust-Nigeria Investment Promotion Council Business Summit for the North West Zone held...
The African Development Bank has approved a $9 million equity investment, approximately 12% of the fund’s capitalisation, in the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN) to provide expansion capital to agricultural small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). FAFIN is a...

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