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14 Jan 2021
Farmers in Enugu State, under All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s efforts in the agricultural sector, especially in ensuring food security in the state in spite of the daunting challenges posed by COVID-19. The farmers expressed delight at the support of the administration in the sector, such…
26 Nov 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that smallholder farmers have seen their livelihoods constrained by a host of challenges such as low productivity, lack of reliable markets and poor rural access roads.
12 Nov 2020
About 4,025 trained persons in Abia State are set to be empowered for agribusinesses within the next six years. They were trained under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises-Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
19 Oct 2020
No fewer than 4,025 Abians will, by 2026, be empowered to commence their chosen agric-businesses after training under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises - Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
24 Aug 2020
Abia State chapter of Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise for Niger Delta (LIFE-ND), yesterday, signed a memorandum of understanding with 25 business owners called Incubators...
28 Apr 2020
United Nation Ambassadors, have on behalf of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), launched a Coronavirus relief Fund of $200million for rural communities to prevent economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic from triggering a global hunger and food crisis.
17 Dec 2019
The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated a 14-member committee to monitor the implementation of the N46.83billion Life Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE-ND) project across the nine Niger Delta states,
3 Nov 2019
For Nigeria’s agriculture sector to be at par with countries like Israel, the Netherland and others that have recorded huge success, the Federal Government must ensure sustainable financing of all sectors involved in agriculture research and development.
20 Oct 2019
Funding of research institutes and commercialisation of research outcomes and innovations have been identified as the needed impetus to advance the nation’s economy.
4 Oct 2019
An estimated 38,250 jobs in the agriculture sector are to be created through the $129.17 million Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) initiated by the Niger Delta Development Commission...
13 Sep 2019
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has begun collaborating with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to boost food production in the Niger Delta, an official said.
21 Jul 2019
To encourage youths to embrace agriculture as a business, the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and AfricaRice have entered into a three-year partnership with the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti to empower 1,000 youths.


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A wave of attacks on villages in eastern DR Congo attributed to Islamic State-affiliated ADF rebels killed at least 15 people Sunday, local officials said.
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Police in Enugu State have burst a criminal gang’s hideout on Onitsha Road, Enugu where they recovered two assault rifles, one English-made and one locally-fabricated pump action gun.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said for the first time Sunday that Ankara could accept Finland into NATO without its Nordic neighbour Sweden.
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Casemiro believes Manchester United are on a "good path" and says playing for the Old Trafford giants makes him feel like an excited 15-year-old again.
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The All Progressives Congress campaign council (APC PCC) has applauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the extension of the naira swap deadline.