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31 Oct 2015
Weaning Delta State of its over dependence on crude oil by massively investing in agriculture is a task for the present government that must be done if the slogan of former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan ‘Delta Beyond Oil’ is to be realised.
25 Oct 2015
Nigerians, especially business owners have been urged to pay attention to the agriculture sector, which can revitalise the economy.
25 Oct 2015
THE Ondo State Government and the third National Fadama Development Project (NFDPIII) have syndicated efforts in agriculture to beef up food security, especially with cassava farming, and provide more employment opportunities.
25 Oct 2015
THE Federal Government will soon introduce National School Feeding programme aimed at enhancing and sensitising school enrolment, address poverty, malnutrition and stunted growth.
18 Oct 2015
The Lagos State Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) has trained 55 women and youths in three value chains of rice and poultry production and aquaculture. The trainees were exposed to modern day farming techniques and how to commercialise their production in the weeklong training. At the award of certificate ceremony for trainees, Permanent Secretary, Lagos…
18 Oct 2015
The determination to seek alternative income sources for Nigeria is on the upswing as the searchlight turns to apiculture, the business of beekeeping and honey production as well as other by-products. In this wise, the Centre for Bee Research & Development (CEBRAD), is organising a three-day conference for key players in the apicultural business under…
18 Oct 2015
For too long farmers and stakeholders in the agricultural sector have often been snubbed by regular banks in matters that concern lines of credit for their businesses. However, to curtail this, the farmers have decided to take their destiny in their hands; they launched a farmers’ micro-finance bank, called Joint Farmers Microfinance Bank (JFMB) at…
10 Oct 2015
HAVE you been engaged with work that you could not observe your lunch break? Or have you been in traffic and famished? If you have found yourself in either situation, then you will appreciate some people for packaging snacks to whet your appetite.
10 Oct 2015
Committed to making life better for smallholder farmers in Nigeria, particularly in the rural areas, the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Foundation recently held a one-day dialogue on smallholder farmers and sustainable agriculture themed: Agricultural Policies and The Nigerian Smallholder Farmers to address the issue.
10 Oct 2015
The National President, Poultry Association of Nigeria, PAN, Dr. Ayoola Oduntan has said that the poultry industry have the capacity of generating a total sum of a trillion naira annually if it enjoys the appropriate support and commitment from government and people of Nigeria.
4 Oct 2015
Partners on yam production is seeking the support of the Federal Government in setting up of public-private initiative to facilitate an emerging tissue-culture-based yam seed in the country.
4 Oct 2015
STAKEHOLDERS in the agricultural sector have called for more budgetary allocation to the sector by all tiers of government even as they urged government to harness the potentials of farmers in food production and processing.

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