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As instrument for consolidating its investments in the Nigerian agriculture sector, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has set aside the sum of $175 million for its Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP-I) in Nigeria’s north-western states. The country director, AfDB,...
The Plateau Government has set up a 14-man team to examine the gains and implications of establishing cattle grazing reserves and ranches in the state. Gov. Simon Lalong, who disclosed this in Jos on Wednesday, at a high-level dialogue on...
Some 20 youths in Kaduna on Monday commenced training in modern tailoring techniques, under the Federal Government's Cotton Value Chain programme. The training is organised under the Federal Government’s machine operation scheme in collaboration with the Indian Government. Mr Ridip Huzuri,...
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Saturday cautioned Nigerian farmers and associations not to pay any money to persons or group for the purpose of accessing agricultural loans. The advice came against the backdrop of reports which...
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 and...
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ebonyi, has appealed to the World Bank to extend the Fadama initiative to all the 13 Local Government Areas of state. Orji, who made the appeal on Tuesday in Abakaliki in an...
The House of Representatives has mandated its Standing Committees on Agriculture, and Commerce and Industry to investigate the extension of ban of the importation of Nigeria’s dried beans by the European countries. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of a...
For three days, rural farmers in Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal Constituency of Ebonyi State were enlightened on the benefits and needs of biofortified Vitamin A cassava variety in the life and health of the people. The programme also afforded the participant...
The Country Director, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Ousmane Dore, has earmarked 175 million dollars for Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP-I) as instrument for consolidating the bank’s investments in Nigerian agricultural sector. The latest edition of the bank’s newsletter,...
The Flour Millers Association of Nigeria (FMAN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) to purchase all wheat produced by WFAN in a major collaborative effort to boost wheat production in Nigeria. In...

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