Nigerians advocate private sector-led cattle ranches, feedlots
As the campaign against open grazing in the southern part of the country rages with legislative provisions being emplaced and advocacy for the establishment of ranching intensifies, ownership structures of cattle ranches
Proposal for pilot ranches: Reward for criminality?
Earlier in the year, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, wrapped up in himself, made the eerie and mercenary suggestion for grazing “colonies”, nationwide, a sad reminder of the British colonial factor and an evocation of the expansive Fulani jihad of 1804-1808.
Budgeted cattle ranches: Public expenditure for private profit
It is certain that the Federal Government wants to do something to prevent or minimise the clashes between the nomadic and traditional Fulani cattle herders and farmers. These clashes have been of old and seemed to be inevitable given the traditional way cattle is raised and transported in our country.