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Besides being delicious, snails make fertiliser, gel

Besides being delicious, snails make fertiliser, gel

Until recently, snails were seen as pests and many cringed at their sight. Well, the slippery creatures have come out of their shells and are literally crawling into your plate as an irresistible delicacy, to…

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AGRA to uplift 270,000 Kaduna farmers

AGRA to uplift 270,000 Kaduna farmers

No fewer than 270,000 farmers in Kaduna State will be benefitting from the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) consortium project in the next three years. The project, which started in 2018, is aimed…

Global food: Environmental cost, land use, others hit $12trn

The hidden environmental, health and poverty costs associated with the global current methods of food production, consumption and land use systems are estimated at about $12 trillion a year. This figure will further rise to…

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EdoFAC, MADE and Thrive Agric train 1,000 bee farmers

EdoFAC, MADE and Thrive Agric train 1,000 bee farmers

The Edo Food and Agricultural Cluster (EdoFAC) in collaboration with Thrive Agric and Market Development in the Niger-Delta (MADE) have trained over 1,000 bee farmers in Edo state on techniques to increase productivity and profitability.…

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NLTP: NEC to pump N100 billion into livestock plan

NLTP: NEC to pump N100 billion into livestock plan

The National Economic Council (NEC) has stated that it will invest a N100bn into the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). Speaking to newsmen, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, who is also the Chairman…

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Border closure yielding positive results – President Buhari

Border closure yielding positive results – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the decision to close Nigeria’s borders for a limited time has begun to yield positive results. He said this while receiving representatives from the Nigerian Association for Chamber and…

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Osun to tackle unemployment with Dairy Project

Osun to tackle unemployment with Dairy Project

The Osun State Government says it plans to combat unemployment in the State through the Dairy Project Development activities of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. Former Commissioner for Special Duties in the state, Mudasiru Toogun…

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FG trains 200 Nasarawa farmers on ginger production

FG trains 200 Nasarawa farmers on ginger production

In Nasarawa state, 200 farmers in 13 local governments have been educated on ginger production with the assistance of the Extension Department of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), in collaboration with…

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Livestock: FAO responds to Ethiopia’s drought emergency

Livestock: FAO responds to Ethiopia’s drought emergency

The United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has responded with immediate livestock intervention items and services to the drought-affected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Ethiopia. FAO Representative in Ethiopia, Ms. Fatouma Seid, revealed that…

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ICPC arrests top officials of NECAS

ICPC arrests top officials of NECAS

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested top officials of the North-East Commodity Association (NECAS) over an alleged procurement fraud involving N2.10 billion. It was reported that the officials of…