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Livestock: FAO, Agric Ministry to partner on responsible use of antimicrobials

Livestock: FAO, Agric Ministry to partner on responsible use of antimicrobials

To curb the increasing risk of antibiotics resistance among animals across Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that it is collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development(FMARD) and Nigeria…

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Nigeria to strengthen ties with Netherland on agriculture, trade and investments

Nigeria to strengthen ties with Netherland on agriculture, trade and investments

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment towards creating a mutual agribusiness environment with the Netherlands, stating that both nations would continue to work together to improve bilateral trade relations and promote private…

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Agro-Industrialization: Cross-River State to partner TABA, open to investments

Agro-Industrialization: Cross-River State to partner TABA, open to investments

The Government of Cross River State has urged local and foreign investors to take full advantage of its agro-industrialization drive. Speaking to delegates from the Taiwan-African Business Association (TABA) on Thursday, Governor Benedict Ayade, said…

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Farmers/Herders: NABDA holds livestock workshop on techniques to curb crises

Farmers/Herders: NABDA holds livestock workshop on techniques to curb crises

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has kick-started a five-day workshop in Abuja, on international training on livestock and reproductive techniques that will help change the narratives in the livestock sub-sector. In collaboration with Mississippi…

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3rd Daily Trust Agric Confab: NABG asks Nigeria to bring knowledge, innovation into rice value chain

3rd Daily Trust Agric Confab: NABG asks Nigeria to bring knowledge, innovation into rice value chain

The Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG) has called on Nigeria to invest in competitiveness by bringing knowledge and innovation into the rice value chain. NABG President, Alhaji Sani Dangote, gave the submission as a lead speaker…

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Deforestation: Cross-River governor dissolves taskforce, appoints interim committee

Deforestation: Cross-River governor dissolves taskforce, appoints interim committee

In a bid to curb illegal logging activities in the State, Governor of Cross River State; Ben Ayade, on Monday, approved the dissolution of the state’s anti-deforestation task force. According to the Special Adviser to…

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Ginger association tasks members on appropriate practices

Ginger association tasks members on appropriate practices

Members of the National Ginger Association of Nigeria (NGAN) have been advised to desist from practices which may dampen the commercial value of their products in the local and international market. Chairman, Board of Trustees…

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FAO partners Nigerian govt to fight antibiotic resistance in animals

FAO partners Nigerian govt to fight antibiotic resistance in animals

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is collaborating with the Nigerian government to curtail the growing risk of antibiotic resistance in animals. The global agency announced this on Tuesday in Abuja. FAO representative in Nigeria,…

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OCP retains IFA’s 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal

OCP retains IFA’s 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal

The OCP Group has been awarded the International Fertilizer Association (IFA’s) 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal for the second year in a row. A statement from the OCP’s Group communication department said the prize was…

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FG signs MoU with Sasakawa Africa Association against post harvest losses, others

FG signs MoU with Sasakawa Africa Association against post harvest losses, others

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) with the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAASG2000) to tackle the problem of post harvest loss and other concerns in the agricultural sector. The Minister of Agriculture…