• July 16, 2020

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ABP: RIFAN, CBN Oversee Sellout of 36,000 Bags of Rice in Taraba

Beneficiaries of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) in Taraba State have successfully sold out 36,000 bags of rice produced during the 2019/2020 dry season. The feat was abetted by the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) chapter of the state and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) via the ABP. Following the ban on rice...

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‘We Need Access Roads’ – Adamawa Farmers Bemoan Poor Road Network

Farmers in Adamawa have called on the state government to provide access roads to ease movement of farm produce to the market. Farmers at Tingno rice plantation community in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State made this call on Sunday in Tingno village. Community secretary, Simon Kade explained that the community was one of...

‘Tractor on the Go’ – Local Tech Firm Unveils Tractor-Hailing App

An indigenous technology firm, Origin Automotive Works, has launched a new tractor-hailing app called Tractor on the Go. The firm said it has been working on the project for five years so as to revolutionise agriculture in Nigeria. Tractor on the Go is a mobile application that is designed to…

Kebbi: Governor Bagudu Inaugurates Seven-Man ‘Fertiliser Committee’

Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu on Tuesday inaugurated a seven-man committee on fertiliser supply, quantity, distribution, and sale for the 2020 wet season. The committee was inaugurated to ensure veritable access to relevant farming inputs for farmers, in order to achieve great yield at the end of the farming…

FG to Train Corps Members on Modernised Farming

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has said that it would partner the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to train corps members on modernised agriculture. Executive Secretary of NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne, made this known during a virtual meeting with the management of NYSC. This follows the agency’s recent…

CBN Releases Non-interest Guidelines for Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has on Tuesday issued non-interest guidelines for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS) – a Federal Government agricultural project. AADS seeks to engage a minimum of 370,000 youths in agricultural production across the federation, over the next three years. The programme is expected to…

ABP: RIFAN, CBN Oversee Sellout of 36,000 Bags of Rice in Taraba

Beneficiaries of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) in Taraba State have successfully sold out 36,000 bags of rice produced during the 2019/2020 dry season. The feat was abetted by the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) chapter of the state and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) via the ABP.…

‘We Need Access Roads’ – Adamawa Farmers Bemoan Poor Road Network

Farmers in Adamawa have called on the state government to provide access roads to ease movement of farm produce to the market. Farmers at Tingno rice plantation community in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State made this call on Sunday in Tingno village. Community secretary, Simon Kade explained that…

Kano, Research Institute to Drive Fodder Production

The Kano State Government has disclosed plans to boost animal feed production in the state. The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) said it would achieve this through its new partnership with the National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI) of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. KSADP Livestock specialist, Dr Garba…

CBN Bans Issuance of Forex for Maize Importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that it has placed a ban on the importation of maize and will no longer issue foreign exchange (forex) for the importation of the cereal. The Apex bank made this known to the general public on Monday via a circular signed by…

‘Tractor on the Go’ – Local Tech Firm Unveils Tractor-Hailing App
Kebbi: Governor Bagudu Inaugurates Seven-Man ‘Fertiliser Committee’
FG to Train Corps Members on Modernised Farming
CBN Releases Non-interest Guidelines for Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme
ABP: RIFAN, CBN Oversee Sellout of 36,000 Bags of Rice in Taraba
‘We Need Access Roads’ – Adamawa Farmers Bemoan Poor Road Network
Kano, Research Institute to Drive Fodder Production
CBN Bans Issuance of Forex for Maize Importation
How Nigeria has fared in rice production since 1999
Farmers demand value chain schemes, condemn lopsided interventions
Food security: 3,500 farmers benefit from Obaseki’s Independent Farmers Initiative
As farmers seek import ban, Nigeria buys same quantity of maize abroad
‘Tractor on the Go’ – Local Tech Firm Unveils Tractor-Hailing App
Kebbi: Governor Bagudu Inaugurates Seven-Man ‘Fertiliser Committee’
FG to Train Corps Members on Modernised Farming
CBN Releases Non-interest Guidelines for Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme
ABP: RIFAN, CBN Oversee Sellout of 36,000 Bags of Rice in Taraba
‘We Need Access Roads’ – Adamawa Farmers Bemoan Poor Road Network
Kano, Research Institute to Drive Fodder Production
CBN Bans Issuance of Forex for Maize Importation
How Nigeria has fared in rice production since 1999
Farmers demand value chain schemes, condemn lopsided interventions
Food security: 3,500 farmers benefit from Obaseki’s Independent Farmers Initiative
As farmers seek import ban, Nigeria buys same quantity of maize abroad