FAO trains farmers on new technology for rice farming
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has trained no fewer than 300 farmers on new rice farming technology in an effort to boost rice production in the country.
Experts seek youths involvement in solving agriculture, industrial challenges
Moved by the need to feed the ever-increasing population, youths have been urged to make use of the areas impacted by agricultural technology to develop machines for productivity and profitability.
USAID trains 80 women, youths on agriculture
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through one of its programmes-Africa Lead and other partners have trained 80 women and youths in the areas of management and agriculture, to help push for food security in Africa.
Experts task farmers on organic farming
Farmers have been enjoined to embrace organic agriculture export, to raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country and expand its economies.
Firm distributes inputs, pumping machines to kebbi rice farmers
As part of efforts to enhance food security and improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers, Oxfam with the support of the European Union has commenced the distribution of dry season farm inputs to farmers in Kebbi State.
Presidential initiative on fertilizer kicks off
As the planting season commences, the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative has kicked off across the country, to provide farmers with fertilizers at affordable rate. A bag is expected to be sold at N5, 500, as against the initial price of N10, 000.
FG begins domestication of ‘Malabo Declaration’ for agriculture
The Federal Government said it has commenced domestication of the Malabo Declaration, which stipulates that 10 per cent of Nigeria’s budget be appropriated to the agricultural sector.
Chi farms mark 10 years of successful partnership
The partnership, according to the company’s executive director, Martin Middernacht, has made Chi Farms a leading grandparent integrator and distributor of quality day-old chicks in Nigeria.