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Obaseki expands Agripreneur Scheme to cover piggery, cassava,oil palm production

Obaseki expands Agripreneur Scheme to cover piggery, cassava,oil palm production

In a move to sustain the Agripreneur Scheme designed to boost food security and create wealth for farmers in the state, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has expanded the scheme to cover piggery, cassava…

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Boosting food production through biotechnology

Boosting food production through biotechnology

Nigeria has the largest population in Africa, and it is growing at 3.2 per cent a year. According to the United Nations’ (UN) projections for West Africa, Nigeria will be the world’s third most populous…

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Lagos APPEALS targets 1,600 agro-entrepreneurs

Lagos APPEALS targets 1,600 agro-entrepreneurs

The Lagos State Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project is set to raise over 1,700 agro entrepreneurs within the next two years, through its Women and Youth Empowerment Programme (WYEP) scheme. The…

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2019 Farm2Fork Dialogue

2019 Farm2Fork Dialogue

AgroNigeria is full of gratitude towards all its partners and delegates who played a part in the just concluded Farm2Fork Dialogue, held from December 3rd to 4th at the banquet hall, Government House, Ilorin, Kwara…

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Osun: NSCDC inaugurates Agro-rangers squad

Osun: NSCDC inaugurates Agro-rangers squad

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Osun State Command has inaugurated a special squad known as agro-rangers saddled with the responsibility of mediation among farmers, herdsmen, others in the agribusiness. The State Governor, Gboyega…

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Yuletide: AFAN says livestock, poultry farmers will supply enough products

Yuletide: AFAN says livestock, poultry farmers will supply enough products

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has assured Nigerians of availability and affordable poultry and livestock products during the yuletide in the country. The Lagos AFAN Chairman, Chief Femi Oke, gave the assurance in…

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World Soil Day: Soil degradation heightens Nigeria’s food insecurity

World Soil Day: Soil degradation heightens Nigeria’s food insecurity

Today, Nigeria is joining the rest of the globe to celebrate the World Soil Day which is set aside every year by the United Nations to draw global attention to the continued decline of soil…

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Irrigation farming threatened over ban on fuel supply to borders

Irrigation farming threatened over ban on fuel supply to borders

Farmers groan under escalating fuel costs Irrigation activities at border towns may suffer serious setback due to the ban on the supply of petroleum products to areas located 20 kilometer to international land borders, Daily…

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World Soil Day: How Erosion Threatens Food Security, Endangers Lives

World Soil Day: How Erosion Threatens Food Security, Endangers Lives

AS Stakeholders in the Soil sub-sector converge globally on Thursday, 5th December, 2019, for World Soil Day, it is pertinent to note that erosion is recognized as one of the world’s most serious environmental problems.…

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F2FDialogue: “Agriculture is not underfunded in Nigeria” – Akin Olotu

F2FDialogue: “Agriculture is not underfunded in Nigeria” – Akin Olotu

The Senior Special Adviser (SSA) on Agribusiness in Ondo State, Mr. Akin Olotu has stated that Nigeria’s agriculture sector is adequately funded, debunking claims that the sector has been starved of finance. He made this…