FG Secures $134m Loan From AfDB To Boost Wheat Production

FG Secures $134m Loan From AfDB To Boost Wheat Production

The Federal Government has obtained a $134m loan from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) to boost wheat production.  Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Muhammad Mahmoud, said this in Abuja while briefing State House correspondents on the implementation of...
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Nigeria, EU Present Report On Maize Value Chain 

Nigeria, EU Present Report On Maize Value Chain 

The Nigerian Government and the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, on Friday, presented a report on the value chain analysis study on maize.  A statement issued on Friday explained that the collaboration was done between Nigeria’s Ministr...
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FG Distributes Farm Inputs, Tools To Women In Sokoto 

FG Distributes Farm Inputs, Tools To Women In Sokoto 

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Sokoto State Government, on Sunday commenced the distribution of farm inputs and hand tools to women in the 23 local government areas of the state.  Inaugurating the distribution in Sokoto, Hajiya Kulu Sif...
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FMN Strengthens Sugarcane Out Grower Scheme

FMN Strengthens Sugarcane Out Grower Scheme

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) says the company has taken the lead in propagating the National Sugar Master Plan (NSMP) agenda through its Sugarcane Outgrower Scheme.  In a statement issued on Saturday by its Head, Corporate Communications, Mo...
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Lagos Flags Off Urban Farming Scheme 

Lagos Flags Off Urban Farming Scheme 

As part of measures to curb food scarcity, the Lagos State Government on Thursday flagged off urban farming programme.  The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, inaugurated the programme at the Lagos State Agricultural Development Auth...
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CBN Earmarks N41b Through Heritage Bank For Dry Season Wheat Projects’ Farming

CBN Earmarks N41b Through Heritage Bank For Dry Season Wheat Projects’ Farming

As part of measures to meet high demand amid poor production capacity of wheat, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set aside N41billion.   The fund is being disbursed by Heritage Bank Plc to farmers across multiple States for the...
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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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Lagos, APPEALS Project Open Bid For Farm Access Road

Lagos, APPEALS Project Open Bid For Farm Access Road

As part of measures to boost farm-to-market accessibility, the Lagos State Government and  Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project on Thursday opened bid for the construction of 13.16 kilometres F...
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Firms Commit $159m In Nigeria’s Oil Palm, Cassava Value Chains

Firms Commit $159m In Nigeria’s Oil Palm, Cassava Value Chains

Fayus Group, in collaboration with Shine Bridge Global (SBG) and Africa Global Schaffer (AfGS), are investing $159 million in Nigeria’s oil palm and cassava value chains over three years.  The Chairman of Fayus Group, Alhaji Fatai Yusufu made this known...
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Nigeria Partners Chinese Investors On Irrigation Farming, Rice production

Nigeria Partners Chinese Investors On Irrigation Farming, Rice production

The Nigerian Government has endorsed a partnership between the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), investors linked to the Chinese government, as well as Brains and Hammers private firm to boost irrigation farming.   The partnership ...
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Nasarawa Unveils Fertilizer Sales For 2021 Dry Season Farming

Nasarawa Unveils Fertilizer Sales For 2021 Dry Season Farming

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has launched fertilizer sales, at subsidized rate, to boost farmers’ efforts at dry season farming for improved agricultural production. Speaking in Lafia, on Tuesday, at the distribution ceremony for 20...
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Institute Implores FG On Dry Season Farming

Institute Implores FG On Dry Season Farming

The Institute for Agricultural Research at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State, has called on the Federal Government and various tiers of Governments to boost dry season farming.  Director of the Institute, Prof. Mohammed Ishiyaku, in a chat...
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AFAN Seeks all-Year-Round Farming

AFAN Seeks all-Year-Round Farming

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has called for the adoption of policies that would support all-year-round farming to mitigate hunger and malnutrition in the country. AFAN’s National President, Mr Kabri Ibrahim, made the call in an interview wi...
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Cross River Boosts Cocoa Production With 6m Seedlings

Cross River Boosts Cocoa Production With 6m Seedlings

As part of measures to boost cocoa production, Cross River State Government has raised six million improved cocoa seedlings.   Mr Oscar Ofuka, Special Adviser to Governor . Ben Ayade on Cocoa Development and Control, explained on Sunday that with the...
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