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Osun Lawmaker Supports Cocoa Farmers with 20,000 Seedlings

Osun Lawmaker Supports Cocoa Farmers with 20,000 Seedlings

Chief Whip of the Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Babatunde Olatunji, has distributed no fewer than 20,000 hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers in Ife-North State Constituency. The initiative tagged: “Ife-North Cocoa Revolution”, saw the…

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Akwa Ibom woos farm investors

Akwa Ibom woos farm investors

Corporate farm investors have been enjoined to partner with Akwa Ibom State government to boost food production in the state. Mr Amos Udom, Senior Adviser to the Governor on Project Monitoring, made the call when…

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AFAN expresses discomfort over high food prices, looming hunger

AFAN expresses discomfort over high food prices, looming hunger

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, weekend, expressed discomfort over high food prices and looming hunger across the country based on worrisome factors pervading the food system currently. This was expressed in a statement…

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How Imo officials caused death of over 3,000 day-old chicks

How Imo officials caused death of over 3,000 day-old chicks

Over 3,000 day-old chicks were left to die under the sun, on Thursday, inside a vehicle impounded illegally by task force officials in Imo State. The incident which happened in Owerri has been attributed to a…

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WFP links record hunger levels to conflict, climate change, COVID-19

WFP links record hunger levels to conflict, climate change, COVID-19

The World Food Program (WFP) says many countries affected by conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are experiencing record levels of hunger, threatening the lives of thousands of people. WFP officials say they fear many more people will…

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Ekiti, NEPC Move to Boost Banana Export

Ekiti, NEPC Move to Boost Banana Export

The Ekiti State Government says it is joining hands with the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) to boost the export of bananas produced in the state. The State’s Commissioner for Investment, Trade and Industry, Muyiwa…

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Oyo to renovate 9 veterinary facilities rolls out bill for practitioners

Oyo to renovate 9 veterinary facilities rolls out bill for practitioners

Oyo State Government has reiterated its commitment to the development of all sectors of agricultural practice and services in the State as it announced its readiness to renovate the nine veterinary facilities in the State.…

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IFAD President: 177 Member States to nominate candidates before Nov 23

IFAD President: 177 Member States to nominate candidates before Nov 23

The International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Thursday, disclosed that 177 Member States is to nominate candidates for the Fund’s next President before November 23, 2020. This was made know by the Fund in a…

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Poultry Farmers to CBN: Identify All Ongoing 166 Projects

Poultry Farmers to CBN: Identify All Ongoing 166 Projects

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to identify the 166 projects it said were beneficial to poultry farmers and ‘ongoing’ nationwide. PAN National President, Ezekiel Ibrahim, made…

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Increase Agric Lending to 10%, CBN Advises Banks

Increase Agric Lending to 10%, CBN Advises Banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged commercial banks in Nigeria to strive to increase their lending rate to the agricultural sector from 4% to 10% over the next four years. CBN Governor, Godwin…