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15 Sep 2019
The support of externally financed projects has been described as the needed drive to ensure that the Lagos State agricultural policies come to fruition.
8 Jul 2019
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Malam Abdulrasaq Balarabe as the new National Coordinator of Fadama III AF. Mr Bashir Dayyabu, the National Communication Officer, National Fadama Coordination Office, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Dayyabu said that the announcement came through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and…
29 Nov 2018
The Federal Government, through the Fadama Additional Financing (AF) II, has commenced a review of the food security and livelihood support project activities of the six north-east states of Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Federal Government had, in 2016, secured additional financing loans from the World Bank, specifically to address food scarcity,…
27 Jun 2018
The World Bank has pledged support for Nigeria’s environment and agriculture, especially the FADAMA programme (FADAMA III AF). It also included the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). The Country Director of the Bank in China, Harold Bedoya, disclosed this when he received a Nigerian delegation in Beijing. Bedoya explained that the bank had…
2 May 2018
The World Bank and FGN through Fadama III AF II, have designed a programme termed cash-for-work as a viable option in the reconstruction of the Northeastern part of the country recently ravaged by the activities of Boko Haram insurgence.
12 Dec 2017
The FADAMA programme says no fewer than 7,000 rice producing families in Enugu State have been added to the clusters of rice producers in the state.
1 Dec 2017
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state. Bello was represented by his deputy Alhaji Ahmed Ketso Katcha Local Government Area of the state at inauguration of a 15.53 kilometre Badeggi/Egbanti feeder road project rehabilitated at the cost of 1.2 million dollars .…
29 Oct 2017
In collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank, Ogun State government says it has acquired agricultural equipment under the third National Fadama Development Project to increase food production in the state.
4 Jun 2017
Another challenge is irrigation. Before now, the state was low on irrigation infrastructure. The government made it clear that without irrigation we are going nowhere and we cannot afford to farm only once.
4 May 2017
In keeping the promise of providing employment for youths and unemployed graduates, the Federal Government in collaboration with the World Bank through the FADAMA Project...
13 Apr 2017
In its continuous efforts to support Nigerian farmers under the FADAMA project, the World Bank is to establish Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprise (AERE), in Garkawa, Pankshin and Jos.
22 Feb 2017
The Minster for Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has urged farmers in Oyo State to set the pace by increasing rice production, packaging and branding for quality export.


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Nigeria is a ‘Country of the Young’. As per the latest UNICEF reports, there are approximately 31 million children aged less than 5 years, and each year at least 7 million more babies are born in Nigeria. 27th May marks the occasion of National Children’s Day - a day to cherish and celebrate these little…
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Rwanda on Saturday said two of its soldiers were being held captive by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and accused government authorities there of backing the group responsible. It comes as a diplomatic feud between the two neighbours escalates, with both sides accusing each other of aiding armed militias in the volatile eastern…
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When the newly sworn-in Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Seyi Makinde, announced in his inauguration address that he would be donating his monthly salary to the teacher pensioners’ fund, little did the people of Oyo State know that this token was just the beginning of what his administration would go on to do for…
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At least 31 people were killed on Saturday when a stampede broke out in south Nigeria during a church charity event where food was being distributed, police said. The disaster happened in Port Harcourt city in Nigeria's Rivers state, local police spokeswoman Grace Iringe-Koko said, confirming a death toll of 31 people. Local Nigerian media…
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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…