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19 Sep
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Ilorin, Kwara State has distributed food storage facilities to 1,738 farmers across 19 states, to stem the tide of post-harvest losses
19 Sep
No outbreak of the Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) has been detected in Nigeria and any West African country in the last six years.
19 Sep
Contrary to the postulation of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that Africa is unlikely to end hunger by the 2030 deadline set by the United Nations
17 Sep
Development partners at the forefront of driving global nutrition security have called for food fortification sensitisation and local patronage of premixes in Africa’s most populous country.
17 Sep
At least 85 per cent of farmers do not use fertiliser and other yield-boosting inputs in Edo State, accounting for low productivity per hectare.
17 Sep
Two years into his four-year tenure, Governor Seyi Makinde’s efforts to take youths off the street through the Youth Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness Project (YEAP) have begun to give signals of possibility. No fewer than 300 youths in Oyo State graduated under the YEAP scheme after completing their training at the CSS Integrated Farms, Gora, Nasarawa…
17 Sep
Farmers in Ebonyi State have been charged by the state government to take agriculture as serious business to meet international standards in food production.
14 Sep
Data from Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture shows that despite being the third highest exporter of ginger globally, Nigeria’s production is put at 31 million tonnes, while demand is put at 65 million tonnes, leaving a gap of 34 million tonnes.
14 Sep
Citing the prevailing economic conditions and unfavourable regulatory frameworks, analysts at the financial, business and economic information hub, Proshareng, have warned the nation of an impending food crisis.
14 Sep
According to some rice farmers from Jigawa and Katsina states, additional investments in the sector would lead to more employment generation for youths, particularly those living in rural areas.
14 Sep
To further support Federal Government plans on localisation of farming products drive, Caraway Africa Nigeria Limited (an Olam Group Company, has renewed commitment to strongly drive backward integration in tomatoes production.
12 Sep
As poultry farmers contend with the hydra-headed challenges bedevilling the sector in recent times, a new wave of threat – Avian Influenza, popularly known as bird flu outbreak, is compounding farmers’ headache across the country.

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