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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.
17 Jan 2019
The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, has said most African countries cannot achieve food security without Nigeria.
24 Dec 2018
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the International Fund...
7 Oct 2018
The International Fund For Agricultural Development, Climate Adaptation and Agribusiness Support Program IFAD-CASP, on Sunday distributed Cash and Animal Traction to five farmers in Sokoto.
27 Mar 2018
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has ploughed over N2.7 billion into Benue communities to boost rice, cassava production. Indeed, Benue state local communities received over N2.7billion for the cultivation of rice and cassava between September to date through partnership with IFAD- Value Chain Development Programme. The IFAD state programme co-ordinator, Emmanuel Igba who disclosed…
22 Oct 2017
The Taraba State government has said plans have been mapped out by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) to bring smiles to farmers’ faces, by supporting them with relevant farm inputs for the dry season.
9 Jul 2017
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), has commenced distribution of farm inputs worth N728 million to 4,515 rice and cassava farmers for the 2017 wet-season farming in Anambra.
16 May 2017
Within a month, four of my friends turned 80 or 81. Nearly all of them are healthy except one. I have also watched a lot of younger men look at us.
5 Mar 2017
To boost rice and cassava production, the Federal Government in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has presented equipment worth millions of naira to farmers in Anambra State.
15 Jan 2017
The state has given agriculture a boost with the release of about N2.4million to prevent and contain the resurgence of the highly pathogenic Avian Infleunza by purchasing 400 liters Virucidal disinfectants among others.
6 Jan 2017
The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Dr. Kanayo Nwanze, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to urgently formulate the right policies on agriculture to take the country out of its current economic hardships.


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The deputy national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon. (Arc.) Setonji Koshoedo, has reacted to rumours doing the rounds that he has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement on Monday, Hon. Koshoedo wondered who could be that threatened by his growth in politics to go to that length to…
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The Super Eagles on Monday in Bissau beat hosts Guinea Bissau 1-0 to reclaim leadership of Group A in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
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Cotonou, BENIN, 27 March, 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/ —The World Bank today announced new support for Benin to strengthen sustainable forest management to boost climate resilience and create opportunities for local communities whose livelihoods depend on forest resources from the endangered gazetted forests in the southern, central, and northern regions of the country. This new $30 million…
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Three children were killed when an assailant opened fire at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, according to officials and media reports.
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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has expressed his condolences to the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, on the death of his mother, Mrs Justina Ogundoyin.