Poultry Farmers Decry High Cost Of Inputs

Poultry Farmers Decry High Cost Of Inputs

Poultry Farmers under the aegis of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Alimosho, Lagos State have lamented the rising cost of poultry inputs.  The farmers in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) highlighted some challenges faced...
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Nigeria Approves Cultivation Of Genetically Modified TELA Maize

Nigeria Approves Cultivation Of Genetically Modified TELA Maize

The Nigerian Government has granted environmental approval for evaluation and open cultivation of TELA Maize in the country.   A statement issued on Sunday by Communication Officer,  African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), W...
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Agriculture Stakeholders Seek Elimination Of Middlemen

Agriculture Stakeholders Seek Elimination Of Middlemen

Some agriculture stakeholders have called for the elimination of middlemen activities across all crop value-chain to curb hike in food prices.  They made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos in...
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Kebbi Boosts Cassava Production With 25 Tractors

Kebbi Boosts Cassava Production With 25 Tractors

As part of efforts to boost cassava production, Kebbi State government has supplied 25 tractors to cassava farmers in the state. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Mr Joel Aiki,  made this known in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday on the side-line...
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FG Reiterates Support For Oil Palm Farmers

FG Reiterates Support For Oil Palm Farmers

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), on Wednesday rounded up a two-day capacity building for members of the Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN), in Enugu.  The theme of the two-day capacity...
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Osun Empowers 100 Livestock Farmers

Osun Empowers 100 Livestock Farmers

The Osun government on Tuesday distributed day-old chicks to 100 livestock farmers to boost poultry farming in the state. Each of the farmers was given 2,000 chicks.  At the distribution in Ede, Mr. Dayo Adewole, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food...
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’Nigeria Can Earn $20b Annually From Oil Palm’

’Nigeria Can Earn $20b Annually From Oil Palm’

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated the need for Nigeria to diversify its economy from crude oil, noting that the nation can earn $20billion  annually from the cultivation and production of oil palm.  Addressing Journalists in...
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Lagos Empowers 3,000 Agric Entrepreneurs

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Agric Entrepreneurs

As part of measures to boost production, the Lagos State Government has empowered over 3,000 women, youths and vulnerable residents in the agriculture enterprise.   Speaking on Thursday at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains E...
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Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, has said that no fewer than 3,000 agripreneurs in artisanal fisheries, poultry and piggery value chains would be empowered at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme ...
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FG Hands Over 200 Hectares Farmland To Jigawa Farmers

FG Hands Over 200 Hectares Farmland To Jigawa Farmers

The Federal Government on Saturday handed over additional 200 hectares of farmland to farmers under its Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme (HVIS), a N9 billion rehabilitation project in Auyo, Jigawa.  The modern irrigation farmland, which was designed for r...
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Ministry, Japan Empower 150 Farmers With Rice Seeds, Inputs In Edo

Ministry, Japan Empower 150 Farmers With Rice Seeds, Inputs In Edo

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Wednesday empowered 150 rice farmers with improved rice seeds and farm inputs in Edo.  Distributing the farm inputs ...
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NCoS Secures ICRC Certificate To Produce Rice,  Palm Kernel In Edo

NCoS Secures ICRC Certificate To Produce Rice, Palm Kernel In Edo

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued an Outlined Business Case (OBC) Certificate to Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in respect of the Ozalla farm, Edo state for production of rice and Palm kernel.  Speaking on Tue...
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Akwa Ibom Distributes 100,000 Oil Palm Seedlings To Farmers

Akwa Ibom Distributes 100,000 Oil Palm Seedlings To Farmers

The Akwa – Ibom Government has distributed 100,000 oil palm seedlings to farmers in the state to boost oil palm production for the 2021 first planting season.   The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Glory Edet, inaugurated the distribution at the nu...
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Edo To Distribute 25,000 Oil Palm Seedlings

Edo To Distribute 25,000 Oil Palm Seedlings

Edo State Government has concluded plans to distribute more than 25, 000 oil palm seedlings to small holders oil palm farmers in the state.  Gov. Godwin Obaseki announced this during the inauguration of 2021 oil palm planting season organised by...
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