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23 Jan
Ministers of Agriculture of Africa and the Americas have promised their commitment to work together, to develop a cooperation agenda, to address common challenges and opportunities...
21 Nov 2021
Adoption of sound macro-economic policies that guarantee economic freedom for farmers, pastoralists and small entrepreneurs, has been identified as pre-condition for peace and stability in Nigeria.
24 Oct 2021
One of the takeaways from the theme of this year’s World Food Day: “Our actions are our future- Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life,” is the need for farmers across the country to return to the massive production of food crops.
5 Jul 2021
Former Ethiopian Prime Minister and Board Chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Hailemariam Desalegn, has argued that the continent’s agricultural transformation is impossible without Nigeria.
11 Jun 2021
For Nigeria to achieve zero hunger and nutrition, stakeholders in the food sector have emphasised the need for private sector participation to bridge existing production gap.
21 Mar 2021
The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has listed growth and development of women owned agribusiness enterprises in Africa as fruits of creating Value4Her platform.
13 Sep 2020
As part of efforts to overcome urban under-nutrition and to accelerate urban food system planning, more attention should be paid on improved urban food system governance...
20 Apr 2020
The President of Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Kalibata, has urged the federal and state governments to ensure adequate food production...
14 Apr 2020
The President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Kalibata has cautioned that to avoid food crisis as a result of outbreak of COVID-19, all measures must be taken to ensure that people have food now, in the recovery period and beyond.
12 Sep 2019
To boost budgetary allocation to the seed sub-sector, stakeholders have urged the federal government to channel 50 per cent of levies collected by the Nigerian Custom Service on imported agricultural product to the development of seed industry. They bemoaned government’s paltry allocation to the seed segment, despite its importance to agricultural development in the country,…
18 Aug 2019
Kaduna State Government is set to establish an e-library and data bank, to strengthen the capacity of its Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, in areas of coordination, planning and budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, among others.
4 Jun 2019
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…