Ecobank partners USAID, NIRSAL, DBN on agric funding
Ecobank Nigeria is opening up multiple partnerships with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nigeria Incentive-based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending
Expert tasks FG, stakeholders on industrialisation to transform sector
Industrialization through provision of infrastructure has been identified as the critical vehicle to transform the agric sector.
AfDB to support Ogun government to lift millions out of poverty
As part of efforts to make food sufficient in Africa, the African Development Bank has declared its support for the Ogun state government’s agropreneurs programme. State Governor, Dapo Abiodun also reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to lift citizens out of poverty, noting that his administration will continue to look at ways to ensure that…
FUNAAB seeks more youth participation in Agric
Youths have been urged to take up agriculture as a business and means of livelihood.
OCP, Nigeria Universities seek fresh collaboration on agric development
A new partnership has commenced between OCP Africa Nigeria Fertilizer, its research institution, University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P) and Nigerian universities
Implementation of agric policies must be proactive, grassroot directed - Stakeholders
Stakeholders at the Farm2Fork Dialogue have urged all players and actors involved in policy making to create proactive policies at the grassroots level
F2FDialogue: ‘Implementation of agric policies must be proactive, grassroots-directed’
Stakeholders at the ongoing Farm2Fork Dialogue have urged all players and actors involved in policy making to create proactive policies at grassroots levels
IITA introduces agric digital tools to boost food production
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled digital tools that are helping in transforming farming, improving the yield and livelihoods of farmers. The digital tools include the cassava, Goseed and yam seed trackers; Akilimo, IITA Herbicide Calculator, e-commerce site and IITA News App.
Lagos wants private-sector support in agric to tackle poverty
The Lagos State government has emphasised the imperative of the private sector collaboration with the public sector to maximise opportunities in the agricultural value chains for job creation and poverty eradication.
Yobe moves to promote agric for food security, economic development
Governor Maimala Buni of Yobe State has said that the agriculture sector is not fully harnessed as an alternative means of job and wealth creation. Consequently, he is mapping out strategies to promote agriculture for food security and economic progress.