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Conquering the monster called food insecurity

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is exercising its power to reflate the economy through funding support for key sectors especially the agricultural sector....

Lagos Govt dislodges 10 illegal slaughter slabs

The Lagos State Government says it has dislodged 10 more illegal slaughter slabs and animal markets in four different areas of the state. The areas...

Plant diseases rob global economy of $220bn annually – UN study

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations says plant diseases rob the global economy of more than 220 billion...

World Milk Day: Veterinarians seek genetic improvement of indigenous cows for milk

In commemoration of World Milk Day, the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has called for the genetic improvement of indigenous cows to increase milk...

River Basin Authority trains 70 youths on beekeeping

The Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority (BORBDA) has trained 70 youths on beekeeping. The Managing Director of the authority, Mr. Saliu Ahmed, made this known...

Northern Governors turning cattle rearing into huge business – Lalong

The Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and Plateau Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, said states in the region have commenced the process of turning cattle...

CBN committed to supporting farmers for improved yield – Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the apex bank will support small holder farmers to boost food...

Ekiti Govt to embark on rice pyramid project, targets 1m tonnes

The Ekiti State Government on Sunday said it intends to produce of over one million metrics tonnes of rice within the next couple of...

Wet Season Farming: FG to distribute farm inputs to farmers

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to Nigerian farmers for the 2021 Wet Season farming. Mr. Theodore Ogaziechi,...

Lagos Investment In Agriculture Will Hit $10bn By 2025, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state’s investments in the agriculture sector would run to $10 billion in the next five...

FG collaborates AfDB on creating special agro-processing zones nationwide

The Federal Government, in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders, is set to roll out a Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones...

Benue Farmers Tackle Lalong over AK-47 Comment

The Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Benue State chapter, Mr. Aondogu Saaku, has described the statement made by the Plateau State...

Minister advocates digital agriculture, distributes farming implements to Gombe youthsku

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami says Nigeria must embrace digital Agriculture if the country must address future hunger...

Ogun to grow Vitamin A fortified cassava, maize

Ernest  Nwokolo, Abeokuta Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has expressed the confidence that the state we will recover in 2021, some of the lost grounds of...

Environmental activists raise health concerns about genetically modified foods

Environmental Rights activists have called on the Federal Government to stop the approval of the importation of Genetically Modified Organisms GMOs crops to the...

Akwa Ibom government takes sustainable agriculture to hinterlands

As follow-up on the recent training of agribusiness operators under Agribusiness Enterprise Development Programme, AEDP, sponsored by the Akwa Ibom State government in collaboration...

Engaging youth in agriculture key to promoting food Security – Experts

 Ahmed Kaigama Experts in Agriculture says that engaging youth in Agriculture will promote and improve food security in the country. They made the call at the...

Bauchi: 5,000 farmers register for ginger production programme

The Bauchi State chapter of the Ginger Growers, Processing and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has registered some 5,000 farmers who indicated  interest...

Poultry association tasks NLC on permanent employment of workers by employers

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to stand  against  organizations recruiting Nigerians on contract basis. Mr Ezekiel Mam,...

Don canvasses adoption, more researches in GMO crops

A don, Prof Kolawole Adeboye, has called for the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) crops in Nigeria and calls for more researches into...
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