Stakeholders urge farmers to boost cotton production
Stakeholders have said the revival of cotton farming will strengthen and stimulate the economy, generate employment, leading to the reopening of cotton-related industries and lift exports.
No fertilizer in market, as planting season commences — Investigations
As the 2020 planting season commences, investigations have revealed the country does not have enough fertilizer, a development posing serious challenge to farmers across the country.
Ebira farmers in Ondo allege herders attack, seek help
Ebira farmers in Ondo State at the weekend protested the alleged invasion of their farmlands and attack of their members by the ‘wandering’ herders. Sources said that over 20 Ebira, mainly cash crop farmers, who have their farms located at Elegbeka, Ago Gboro, Oba-Ile, Iju-Itaogbolu, Ologido, Malege, and Ogbese, among other settlements in Akure South…
Farmers to kick off N9 billion moringa plantation
Moringa farmers in partnership with a Nigerian firm has disclosed plans to flag off an N9billion Moringa oleifera farming plantation nationwide, for local and export purposes
Smartfarm Nigeria partners Psaltry to train cassava farmers
Over 1,000 smallholder cassava farmers will be trained on good agronomy practices to enhance their livelihood. The gesture, courtesy of SmartFarm Nigeria–an agritech company
Akeredolu reconstitutes task force on farmers in government’s forest reserves
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the reconstitution of the Task Force on farmers in government’s forest reserves in the state.
Association’s leader urges members to repay Anchor Borrowers’ loans
Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State chapter, has urged members to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers
Kano: $95 Million IDB intervention to change fortune of farmers
No fewer than 1, 260, 000 smallholder farmers in rural Kano are expected to benefit from the Agro-Pastoral Development Project, an Islamic Development Bank-supported project.
Weighing options to safeguard Niger Delta
Aside militancy in the creeks, which resulted largely from perceived neglect and non-recognition of the region as an important component of the federation