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.
FMARD, FUNAAB, NASS train youths and women
In order to encourage more youths and women participation in Agriculture, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta ....
FAO challenges FG on update of food composition tables
To check malnutrition and stunted growth among children in Nigeria, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation...
FMARD, ARMTI train 156 on dry season farming
A total of 156 peasant farmers drawn from nine rural communities in Ilorin South and Ifelodun Local Council Areas of Kwara State, benefited...
Sahel holds gender and nutrition study stakeholders meeting
Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited convened a stakeholder meeting in Abuja on Tuesday March 6th, 2018, to present findings and recommendations from the gender and nutrition...
FECA: Ogbeh reads riot act to intruders
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Audu Ogbeh, has expressed Federal Government’s readiness to prosecute people trespassing landed properties of Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), Ondo State. Ogbeh, who stated this in Akure, during the diamond jubilee celebration of the college, identified land grabbing, destruction of farms and plantations as major challenges…
FMARD trains 75 women on cassava production
To boost the production of Cassava, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has commenced the training of 75 Women on Cassava Production and Processing, under its Youth and Women Agribusiness Investment Programme.
FG to clampdown on poultry product smugglers, vendors
In its drive to boost local production of poultry products, government said it would soon commence the onslaught on poultry product smugglers because of its negative effect on poultry industry and the hazard it poses to human health.