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Benin to ban importation of parboiled rice

Benin to ban importation of parboiled rice

The Republic of Benin, through its Customs Authority, has pronounced that the importation of per boiled rice will not be allowed into the country going forward. According to information made known by the Benin Customs…

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John Deere, Agri-firms join forces to transform farming via data platform

John Deere, Agri-firms join forces to transform farming via data platform

Renowned agri-firm, John Deere has revolutionised the provision of agricultural services and helping farmers make informed decisions, by developing an innovative private permission-based platform that allows third-party suppliers to use farm data. The Operation Center…

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Stakeholders to hold forum on AfCFTA implementation

Stakeholders to hold forum on AfCFTA implementation

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the European Union, the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in Collaboration with the African Union…

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Flood destroys rice farms in Taraba

Flood destroys rice farms in Taraba

Hundreds of rice farms located by the Bank of River Taraba in Bali and Gassol local government areas of Taraba state have been destroyed by flood. Daily Trust gathered that River Taraba overflow it’s bank…

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Fulanis in Oyo reject anti-grazing bill

Fulanis in Oyo reject anti-grazing bill

The Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday expressed their displeasure over the proposed anti-grazing bill by the Oyo State House of Assembly, saying the bill was a ploy to punish poor herders in the state. Speaking during…

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Why Ebonyi banned sale of foreign rice in markets, hotels – Commissioner

Why Ebonyi banned sale of foreign rice in markets, hotels – Commissioner

The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Moses Ogodoali Nomeh, has explained why the state tooktougher stand on imported rice. Speaking with Daily Trust in Abuja, the commissioner said the action has…

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FG rates Jigawa high on water provision

FG rates Jigawa high on water provision

The Minister Of Water Resources, Engineer Suleiman H. Adamu, has said that Jigawa State has assumed number one in the provision of access to basic water supply in the north-west and second state in Nigeria…

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Farmers can now fast-dry grains, store produce for 3 years – NSPRI

Farmers can now fast-dry grains, store produce for 3 years – NSPRI

Grains farmers can now dry their produce in a matter of hours and store them for more than three years without the use of chemicals, thanks to  a new preservation technology developed by the Nigeria…

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ACCI to host meeting on National Livestock Transformation Plan

ACCI to host meeting on National Livestock Transformation Plan

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) is set to host a strategic roundtable meeting on the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) and the Green Imperative Agricultural Project (GIAP). The meeting scheduled to hold…

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Nigeria loses billions to illegal fishing – Ship Owners

Nigeria loses billions to illegal fishing – Ship Owners

The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has decried the persistent fraudulent activities of poachers who engage in illegal and irresponsible fishing, on Nigeria’s territorial waters. According to the association, these illegal activities have cost…