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Food price index rises to highest level in nearly six years – FAO

Food price index rises to highest level in nearly six years – FAO

The Global Food Prices Index has registered a sharp rise in November to its highest level in nearly six years, led by vegetable oil, sugar, cereals, dairy and meat the Food and Agriculture Organisation of…

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Farmers In Mass Onion Production To Crash Price

Farmers In Mass Onion Production To Crash Price

Farmers in onion producing communities of Kano, Kebbi, Zamfara, Sokoto and Katsina states have embarked on dry season cultivation with the aim of crashing the current high market price of the produce. As essential as…

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Ondo To Benefit From $200m Livestock Support Grant – FG

Ondo To Benefit From $200m Livestock Support Grant – FG

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said that Ondo State will benefit from the 200 million dollars World Bank Livestock Productivity and Resilience Project (L- PRES). The Minister of Agriculture and Rural…

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Borno killings: Women farmers to stop supply of farm produce to markets

Borno killings: Women farmers to stop supply of farm produce to markets

WOMEN farmers under the auspices of Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria, SWFON, Monday, disclosed planned stoppage of supply of farm produce to markets across the country following Saturday massacre of 43 rice farmers in…

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17,000 young Nigerians to be trained in rabbit farming – Official

17,000 young Nigerians to be trained in rabbit farming – Official

The Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne, has said that the authority has commenced a programme to train 17,000 youth on rabbit farming in the southern part of the country. Mr…

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NCAF2020: FMARD, Stakeholders Commit to Enhancing Productivity, Market Opportunities for Cassava Value Chain

NCAF2020: FMARD, Stakeholders Commit to Enhancing Productivity, Market Opportunities for Cassava Value Chain

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh Mohammed Sabo Nanono, alongside stakeholders present at the 2nd National Commodity Alliance Forum and Cassava Value Chain Investment Dialogue organised by the FGN/IFAD assisted Value Chain…

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Harnessing science, technology to increase productivity

Harnessing science, technology to increase productivity

The General Assembly of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is a statutory triennial event held to refocus investment in agricultural research, technology and innovation to ensure food and nutrition security on the…

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Budget Performance: Ogun Agric Ministry Surpasses Benchmark, Proposes 3.310bn For 2021

Budget Performance: Ogun Agric Ministry Surpasses Benchmark, Proposes 3.310bn For 2021

OGUN State Ministry of Agriculture has proposed a budget of 3.310B, just as it exceeded the 120 Million revenue benchmark for the current year. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina made the disclosure at the…

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NASC Tutors Third Party Seed Agents In Kogi, Benue States

NASC Tutors Third Party Seed Agents In Kogi, Benue States

AS part of efforts aimed at ensuring effective regulation of the seed industry and offer farmers easy access to seed certification, the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) has trained 38 third party seed certifying agents…

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Flood: FG Supports Kebbi, Jigawa Farmers, Distributes Inputs

Flood: FG Supports Kebbi, Jigawa Farmers, Distributes Inputs

THE Federal Government has commenced the distribution of planting materials and equipment to farmers affected by flood in Kebbi and Jigawa States. According to a statement signed by the Technical Assistant on Media to the…