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30 Aug 2015
ASIDE investing about $1billion in its agro-allied operations in the last five years, the Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc is set to plough an equivalent sum into its business in the next five years to remain a top player in the sector and create more jobs.
22 Aug 2015
THE Monarch of Okolo village in Eruwa area of Oyo State, Pa David Olasunkanmi, and his subjects have expressed satisfaction in the introduction of Vitamin A cassava by HarvestPlus and the transformation in the livelihood of the rural farmers.
22 Aug 2015
DISTURBED by the flow of fake and adulterated seeds into the Nigerian markets, the National Agricultural Seeds Council has embarked on raids of such markets, with Sabon Gari market, Kano being the latest in the clamp down. 
  
22 Aug 2015
WOMEN in agribusiness, who are usually at disadvantage in issues of agricultural financing, would now heave sigh of relief as they would be preferentially empowered in the Growth and Employment in States – Wholesale and Retail sector (GEMS4) project.
AMOSUN-OK
16 Aug 2015
OGUN State government has re-affirmed commitment towards reviving agriculture to boost industrial base and restore lost glory, and return it as the main source of the revenue base. The State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun stated this at the flag-off and symbolic distribution of Agro-Inputs to the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) supported beneficiaries of the…
16 Aug 2015
TOWARDS the realisation of food sustainability, as well as reduction of poverty in developing countries like Nigeria, food technology, technical cum vocational education and entrepreneurship have been identified as inevitable mechanisms required by the Polytechnic system to make education practical-oriented. This is submission by the Deputy Rector, Yaba College of Technology, Mr Innocent Akhuemonkhan, while…
15 Aug 2015
FARMERS across the 27 Local Government Areas of Imo State have been advised to cultivate crops that can germinate and grow irrespective of the season of the year. They were also enjoined to establish agro-based industries to generate revenue for themselves and the state. Speaking in Owerri, the Acting Programmes Manager of the Agricultural Development…
9 Aug 2015
In its effort ensure hygiene practice in the handling of dairy products in the country, the federal government has partnered with Multinet group to develop and operate international standard abattoir nationwide.
2 Aug 2015
The poultry value chain of Nigeria’s agricultural sector got a boost recently with the certification of the chicken product of Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery, natnudo chicken, by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. At a factory tour by NAFDAC Management, the Director General, Dr. Paul Orhii said the whole production…
2 Aug 2015
Many would rather to veer into other areas of agribusiness investment instead of Mango as a produce line, especially because of the gestation period in waiting for this tree crop. Flowering time for the crop takes as much as five years and even eight for some cultivars and from the time the flower emerges to…
Biz-Rice-Market-KK
29 Jul 2015
First, it was the former Minister for Agriculture, who is now the elected President of the African Development Bank (ADB), Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, that declared at the National Assembly that about $30 billion dollars have been lost by Nigeria due to abuse and lack of transparency in import waivers on rice importation during the…
Anambra State
26 Jul 2015
To Build N1.2bn Vegetable Oil Plant THE Managing Director (Manufacturing), of Chicason Group, Nnewi in Anambra state, Mr. Linus Ilozue, an engineer, has disclosed that the company has concluded arrangement to go into mechanised farming, aimed at producing over 1000 tons of palm produce to feed their vegetable oil plant, which presently has production capacity…

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