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World Egg Day: Poultry association clamours for govt support

World Egg Day: Poultry association clamours for govt support

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Plateau State chapter has implored the state government to support poultry farming for more profitability. The Chairman of the association, Johnson Bagudu gave the charge on Friday during the…

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Lagos moves to sanitise Meat Value Chain

Lagos moves to sanitise Meat Value Chain

The Lagos State Government says it has perfected plans to clean up the red meat value chain in the state. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal who revealed this when he met with the…

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Federal Government to support modern grazing reserves in Bauchi

Federal Government to support modern grazing reserves in Bauchi

In its bid to improve the livestock sector, the Federal Government has pledged its support to the Bauchi State government on the modernization of the grazing reserves. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad…

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Committee on World Food Security kicks off 46th session

Committee on World Food Security kicks off 46th session

The 46th session of the Committee on World Food Security kicked off today at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. The committee on World Food Security (CFS)…

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Food: Nigeria is a land of plenty, there is no hunger – Minister Nanono

Food: Nigeria is a land of plenty, there is no hunger – Minister Nanono

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono has debunked the report that there is hunger in the land, stating that Nigeria is producing enough food to feed itself and export to neighbouring countries.…

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Border Closure: CBN appeals to Rice millers, stakeholders not to increase price

Border Closure: CBN appeals to Rice millers, stakeholders not to increase price

The CBN governor said that the boarder closure was meant to promote the growth of the Nigerian economy and ensure that the country attained food self-sufficiency in the rice value chain. He said that this…

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How small-holder farmers can attract funding – Business Heads

How small-holder farmers can attract funding – Business Heads

Onyeka Akumah, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farmcrowdy; Yomi Jemibewon, Co-Founder of CardinalStone; Olu Wole, Deputy Director, Development Finance Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and Thomas Essel, Secretary General of African…

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Healthy diet can prevent 45% of under-5 mortality – Official

Healthy diet can prevent 45% of under-5 mortality – Official

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Umar, says 45 per cent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet. This is contained in a…

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Imperatives of agric insurance under climate change

Imperatives of agric insurance under climate change

Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 per cent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product,…

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Border Closure: Broiler production up by 70%, as farmers celebrate World Egg Day

Border Closure: Broiler production up by 70%, as farmers celebrate World Egg Day

Poultry farmers under the aegis of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) are currently meeting in Abuja to celebrate this year World Egg Day with a renewed hope for a better industry. According to the…