FG seeks stronger partnership with the US government on food production
The Federal Government has solicited a stronger partnership and collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture and the United States of America (USA) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Federal government trains 50 people on noiler birds breeding in Abia
The Federal Government, through the Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has trained 50 people, comprising 40 small scale farmers and 10 Agricultural Extension ...
Why CBN must transfer Anchor Borrowers Programme to Agric Ministry – Sen. Adamu
The Chairman, National Agricultural Foundation, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, has restated the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to hand over administration of the Anchor Borrowers Programme and other agricultural programmes.
Insurers, IFC and push for multi-billion naira agric cover
Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 percent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 percent to the Gross Domestic Product, according to the Nigerian Bureau..
Imperatives of agric insurance under climate change
Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 per cent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics.
FG launches initiative against rejection of Nigeria’s produce overseas
The Federal Government on Monday launched an initiative in Calabar to stem the rejection of Nigeria’s agricultural products and produce in international markets.
Nigeria to train 2,500 youths in building of fishing trawlers
The National Development Programme for the establishment of industrial fishing and associated seafood production in Nigeria...
‘Nigeria still at moderate risk of Ebola outbreak’
Climate change is a global problem for all countries. We are now experiencing higher temperatures than usual, across the world.
Why Nigeria must increase funding to the agricultural sector
In the last few years, the Nigerian agricultural sector has not received adequate funding to catalyze a transformative growth in the sector.