Thursday, 21st September 2023


1 Sep
Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has reiterated its call for a regulatory board that is not involved in the buying and selling of cocoa beans, but solely for promotion and development of cocoa industry across the supply chain in a sustainable path.
8 Aug
The Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has applauded President Bola Tinubu’s decision to reinvigorate the National Commodity Board as part of efforts to support Federal Government’s food sufficiency strategy.
22 May
Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) has asked the incoming administration of the President-elect, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, to borrow a cue from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and prioritise Nigeria’s debt forgiveness from creditor-countries, as well as bilateral financial institutions.
14 Oct 2022
The Federal Government has said that the country earned N122.89 billion from the export of raw cocoa beans and cocoa products in the first quarter of 2022 in the country.
13 Jun 2022
Farmers in Edo State, especially those cultivating economic tree crops such as cocoa, have been advised to embrace good agricultural practices and food safety measures to make their produce acceptable internationally.
8 Jun 2022
There are many issues confronting growth of the cocoa industry in Nigeria. Most of these issues came up after the abolition of the cocoa board in 1986 and after the abolition, we could realise that growth, production and productivity of cocoa farmers declined.
30 May 2022
To benefit from $400 extra price on every tonne of premium quality cocoa beans being enjoyed by farmers in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria has teamed up with the two countries to fulfil the conditions.
2 May 2022
The Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has lamented numerous challenges confronting farmers and other stakeholders following the abolition of cocoa commodity board as recommended by the International Monetary Funds ...
4 Apr 2022
Stakeholders in crop production have called on the government, especially at the state level, to facilitate greater access of farmers to critical production means such as loans, improved seedlings, agro-chemicals and market linkage to industrial users to make production sustainable and boost food sufficiency.
11 Feb 2022
President of the Cocoa Farmers' Association of Nigeria (CFAN), Adeola Adegoke, has said the country is losing about N60 billion yearly as a result of refusal to collect Living Income Differential (LID) for cocoa producers.
20 Jan 2022
To increase cocoa production from the current 250,000 metric tonnes (MT) to 500,000MT in the next five years, the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has urged the Federal Government to establish a development fund.
11 Jan 2022
To enhance productivity of members and boost contribution of cocoa to the gross domestic product (GDP) of the agricultural sector, the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has disclosed it will unveil good agricultural practice handbook on January, 18.


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As the world marks the International Day of Peace, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has called for tolerance to push the United Nations drive for tolerance and cease-fire. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi, said Nigeria stands to benefit as a nation when individuals imbibe the culture of peaceful coexistence.…
25 mins ago
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Organisations in Southern Africa have received a welcome boost to their digital transformation efforts with the graduation of the latest cohort of candidates from the SAP Young Professionals Program. Tracy Bolton, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa, says the additional skills capacity comes at a critical time for the…
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Eagle Intelligent Health and Mobicel partnership connects people in need of healthcare with qualified, skilled doctors JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- There is less than one medical doctor for every 1 000 South Africans. This is according to the World Factbook, an encyclopaedia on the countries of the world compiled by the US government. Exacerbating…
2 hours ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded the ‘Symbol of Peace’ among recipients of the maiden edition of the ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa’ honour.
2 hours ago
Kenyan police said Thursday they had learned from their "mistakes" as the nation commemorated the 10th anniversary of a bloody siege at an upmarket shopping centre in the capital Nairobi.