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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...
The World Bank has pledged to support Nigeria’s agricultural sector with 50 million dollars towards the restoration of agricultural livelihood of Fadama beneficiaries in the North East. Dr Adetunji Oredipe, Task Team Leader of the Fadama III project, disclosed on...
Yam farmers in Abuja and neighbouring states of Niger and Nasarawa are hoping to profit from the current high food prices. Mrs. Fatima Yusuf, who spoke in her farm, in Nasarawa State, said that she sees better days ahead for...
Minister of State of Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, who represented the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the country is now the largest producer of cassava in the world with an annual...
Professor Danbala Danju is the Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA). In this interview with journalists in Kaduna, he highlighted how the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) and the ban on rice importation will make the country an...
Farmers in Nigeria's crisis-hit northeast urgently need help to start growing crops again, the U.N. food agency said on Tuesday, warning that a failure to get people back on their feet could open the door to radicalisation. An insurgency by...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration will continue to accord agriculture premium importance through programmes and initiatives designed to motivate the citizens to produce enough food to feed the nation. The President made the remark while speaking at...

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