AIMS’ gender summit targets agric development
The event organized on the sidelines of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and under the framework of the Gender Summit Africa series, will end on December 2, 2020. The theme is “Agriculture through the Gender Lens: From Surviving to Thriving in a Climate Changing World”.
Nigerians top list of African scientists for Next Einstein Forum Fellows
Nigeria is leading other African scientists in this year’s Third Class of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows. Out of 25 strong African scientists selected across 30 countries, six Nigerians emerged as members of the NEF Third Class Fellows.
Okpekpe Road Race gets May 25 date as registration begins
The Organisers of the seventh edition of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have revealed that the race will hold on May 25, adding that registration for the event has been officially declared open. In a statement yesterday, the organisers disclosed that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and…
After three years, FG replaces GES with AIMS
Three years after the cancellation of the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said plans are ongoing to replace the program with Agricultural Input and Mechanisation Services (AIMS).
FG replaces growth enhancement scheme with AIMS
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government to replace the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) with Agricultural Input and Mechanisation Services (AIMS), three years after its cancellation. AIMS, according to the minister, would involve the recruitment, training and support of three agricultural distributors in each local council, as…