The State Employment and Expenditure For Results Project (SEEFOR), an intervention project of the World Bank and the European Union (EU), says it will train 250 Delta youths in hybrid tomato farming.
Firm empowers 50 youths in agric business
Chevron Nigeria through its subsidiary, STAR Ultra Deep Petroleum Limited, has sponsored 50 youths of Oyo State origin, on a three-month capacity building course in Agro-business, Catering and Tourism.
Adamawa: Government fails in rice farming
The many policies announced by the present administration in Adamawa State in 2016 to boost rice production have remained cosmetic, as there is no sign on ground for dry season...
Minister tasks companies on local sourcing of agric raw materials
Towards the upliftment of farmers’ livelihood, companies using agricultural produce as raw materials have been urged to source for their raw materials locally, to boost the country’s economy.
Dizengoff partners CASE IH to assist Nigerian farmers
In its bid to improve farming substantially, as well as, revolutionise the Nigerian agricultural sector through mechanisation, Dizengoff Nigeria, is partnering CASE IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment manufacturer.....
Ebonyi: ‘2016, a litmus test for Ebonyi’
To make the goal of economic diversification achievable, the Ebonyi State government launched a one-man, one- hectare scheme, with the target of capturing 80,000 farmers and providing them with soft loans.
Anambra: ‘We surpassed 210,000mt target for 2016’
Anambra recorded huge harvest in rice production in 2016. The achievement was due to government’s heavy investment through the donor-assisted projects, coupled with the prompt regular settlement of counterpart funds for take-off of the projects.
USAID partners private sector on agriculture
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with Chi Farms and Niji Foods, has launched two new agribusiness partnerships.
Nigerian food safety & investment forum to hold in Lagos
As part of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation-UNIDO-EU-FGN Food Safety Capacity Building Programme for Nigeria, the first Nigerian Food Safety And Investment Forum has been billed to...