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FG Distributes Fertiliser to Farmers in Katsina

FG Distributes Fertiliser to Farmers in Katsina

The Federal Government has tasked Nigerian farmers on increased production during 2021 wet season farming, after it disbursed fertilisers in Katsina. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono gave the charge while flagging…

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FCT: Aliyu Inaugurates Committee on Fertilisers, Inputs Procurement

FCT: Aliyu Inaugurates Committee on Fertilisers, Inputs Procurement

Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Aliyu has inaugurated a Ministerial Committee to determine the approach that would be employed for the procurement of fertilisers and agricultural inputs ahead of the 2021 farming season.…

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FG Disburses 12,000 Stem Cuttings to 600 Potato Farmers in Niger State

FG Disburses 12,000 Stem Cuttings to 600 Potato Farmers in Niger State

No fewer than 600 potato farmers in Niger State are set to benefit from the Federal Government’s Potato Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) for the 2021 farming season. This was revealed by the Desk Officer,…

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Why Nigeria’s Agric Exports are Rejected Globally – FG

Why Nigeria’s Agric Exports are Rejected Globally – FG

The quality of Nigeria’s agricultural products does not meet the export standards of many international countries, the Federal Government has revealed. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed this during a meeting with the…

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FG Signs Pact with Brazilian Firms to Establish Tractor Assembly Plants

FG Signs Pact with Brazilian Firms to Establish Tractor Assembly Plants

The Federal Government has recently signed an agreement with a few Brazilian firms to establish tractor assembly plants in Nigeria. This was disclosed by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Abdullahi…

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Experts Advocate Food Fortification to Tackle Malnutrition

Experts Advocate Food Fortification to Tackle Malnutrition

Micronutrients fortification of consumed foods are vital in ending malnutrition, experts in food and nutrition have said, citing it as a viable strategy in sustaining healthy living. This call was made recently at a National…

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JICA Donates N20m Worth Of Equipment To NASC

JICA Donates N20m Worth Of Equipment To NASC

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has donated some rice field inspection equipment and outfits worth over N20 million to the National Agricultural Seeds Council(NASC). Chief Representative, JICA, Nigeria Office, Mr. Nakagawa Takayuki, made the donation…

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Eid-El-Kabir: Oyo Poultry Farmers Told To Rev Up Security Around

Eid-El-Kabir: Oyo Poultry Farmers Told To Rev Up Security Around

POULTRY farmers in Oyo State have been called up to rev up security around their farms particularly during the eid-el-Kabir season. The call was made by the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Oyo State chapter…

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OCP targets improved food security through its farm fortune hubs

OCP targets improved food security through its farm fortune hubs

OCP Africa Fertilizers Nigeria Limited (OCP Africa), a top producer of phosphate-based fertilizers is on a quest to drive food security in Africa’s most populous nation through its Farm &Fortune hubs. OCP has empowered agropreneurs…

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Kogi Farmers To Earn About N43m From APPEALS Assisted Cassava Project

Kogi Farmers To Earn About N43m From APPEALS Assisted Cassava Project

Farmers in Ihima Oku Abanyi, Kogi State would be smiling at the bank after harvesting a 43-hectare cassava farm, which they cultivated with support from a World Bank implemented project Agro-processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood…

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