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13 Mar 2016
Goaded by frantic moves to save the state from the perpetual dependence on oil, Ondo State government has aligned with the Federal Government agricultural initiative of “One State.
13 Mar 2016
Cocoa, the agricultural gold in the pod, continues to solve the substantial part of the economic challenges of nations that have committed themselves to exploiting all parts of its value chain.
13 Mar 2016
Seventy per cent of the cocoa beans exported by Nigeria goes to the island country of Barbados before it goes to other destinations.
7 Mar 2016
The Executive Secretary noted that not all Nigerian agricultural products were currently exportable, due to problems of packaging, certification and other factors.
6 Mar 2016
Apparently frustrated by lack of funding and government slow approach to farming in the state, the Bayelsa state chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RFAN, is seeking foreign partners to produce rice in commercial quantity in the state.
6 Mar 2016
The International Strategic Alliance Committee (ISAC) in collaboration with the Nigerian High Commission, United Kingdom will be hosting a summit with the theme “Nigerian Mining and Agriculture summit”...
6 Mar 2016
TO encourage local raw material-based food industries and create more employment opportunities, the Managing Director of Food, Agro and Allied Industries Limited, Mr. Sudhansu Sinha has urged the Federal Government...
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6 Mar 2016
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said the challenge of feeding the nation’s population with a higher growth rate than that at which food is produced calls for agricultural researchers to rise up to the occasion.
21 Feb 2016
The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project kicks-off today with plans to improve the livelihoods and incomes of cassava farmers in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, and DR Congo by researching, and tapping into and implementing best-bet agronomic practices. The project, which is led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) with funding support from…
21 Feb 2016
On the heels of the repositioning of the agricultural sector as a rescue alternative to the over-dependence of the nation on crude oil, the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) spread its dragnet to Ibadan, Oyo State to undertake seed surveillance. Working in collaboration with Federal Road Safety Corps and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence…
21 Feb 2016
In its effort to boost fish production in the country, the World Bank through the West African Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP) project has distributed over 25 million ‎fingerlings to farmers across the country. WAAPP also provided processing equipment, including detachable smoking kiln, solar tent dryer and fish cooling boxes to support the fish value chain.…
14 Feb 2016
Pains Of Trading Truly Indigenous Produce In Nigerian dining tables, Ofada rice has grown in culinary prominence over the years, but far beyond the shores of the nation, in US, Canada and the UK, the longing to have the stuff in the menu has not diminished. The demand is high, but it is in short…


15 mins ago
US President Joe Biden and Western leaders have described "unprecedented" economic penalties and sanctions "with massive consequences" in the event Russia invades Ukraine.
24 mins ago
The Nigerian Ambassador to the Benin Republic, Amb. Tukur Buratai has called on all Nigerians to join hands and work together towards making Nigeria a great nation.
29 mins ago
“I won”- Bonang Matheba wrote on social media platform, Twitter, at 8:46 am as she is reportedly set to be R300,000 richer. Bonang had been in a court battle with podcaster, Rea Gopane for defamation. Rea had alleged in one of his episodes in 2021 that she was responsible for introducing her rumoured ex-boyfriend, the…
58 mins ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked the head of the state statistics agency, according to a decree published Saturday, after releasing data showing last year's inflation
1 hour ago
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) says the Federal Government has released N10.8million as an empowerment loan to 108 unemployed persons in Imo.