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Buhari Inaugurates Lagos Rice Mill In Imota

Rotimi Asher, Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday has inaugurated Lagos Rice Mill at Imota, commending Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the State Government revolution in the agriculture sector, especially in rice production. The Lagos Rice Mill in

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Nigeria To Access €3m Germany’s Agric Fund – WTO GD

By Ladi Patrick-Okwoli  World Trade Organisation Director-General, Dr.Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has disclosed that Nigeria is set to benefit a total of €2.85mthis from Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development . Okonjo-Iweala who stated this in a statement, noted that the fund is

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Anti-grazing Law Will Resolve Farmer, Herders Conflict – Obaseki

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State said his government signed the anti-grazing law to tackle farmers/herders clashes and to ensure peace and security in communities. Obaseki disclosed this at the Edo Central Security Council meeting in

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NBS Flags-off NASC To Address Agricultural Statistics Production Weaknesses

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel The National Bureau of Statistics has kick-started the Training of Trainers of the National Agriculture Sample Census, NASC, to address the weaknesses in agricultural statistics production in Nigeria. In his keynote address at the event yesterday, the Statistician-General

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Group To Empower Farmers To Boost Food Security In Nigeria

Ruth Gbaka The Oxford Green Farms Group, TOGFG, has disclosed that it is mobilising to empower farmers in Nigeria to boost the country’s food production amidst rising prices of consumables and unsafe farmlands occasioned by insecurity. Speaking yesterday in Abuja

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Edo Govt Distributes 21 Motor Bikes To Extension Agents, Inaugurates Mushroom Center

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Edo State Government has inaugurated FOARE Mushroom Production Center and also flagged off the year 2022 Farming Season in the state. The Commissioner of Agriculture and Food Security, Stephen Idehenre said while flagging off the

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ActionAid, SWOFON Task FCTA On Inclusion In Its Agricultural Budget

Ladi Patrick-Okwoli ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria, SWOFON FCT Chapter have appealed to Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to involve them in the Agriculture Budget making processes to improve for security in the

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FG Trains South-South Women Farmers On Climate Adaptation Strategies

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, yesterday, organised a workshop for women farmers from the South-South region on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. Declaring the workshop open in Benin, Dr Mahmood Abubakar, Minister

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Senate Passes Bill To Establish College Of Crop Science And Food Technology

…approves Federal University of Agriculture in Enugu State Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Federal College of Crop Science and Food Technology Lere, Kaduna State. This was even as the chamber gave its nod

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Gov. Bagudu urges water melon farmers to boost production

Laiatu Bamaiyi Kebbi Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has urged farmers who specialize in the production of water melon to continue to be resilient and work hard to bolster their production. The governor made the call while interacting

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