FG trains 100 unemployed in livestock, others to enhance food security
The Federal Government has commenced training for 100 unemployed Nigerians in livestock and vegetable production. The training, done through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), is part of the Federal Government’s renewed efforts to revamp the country’s agricultural sector, under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS). Speaking at the flag-off of the scheme, at…
Feed millers lament shortage of maize, soya meals for livestock
Some farmers and feed millers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Agriculture, Sabi Nanono, to save the livestock feeds industry from collapse
Herders kill two livestock guards in Benue
Two livestock guards were killed yesterday when gunmen suspected to be herdsmen ambushed and gunned them down in Logo Council of Benue State.
Open grazing: Benue livestock guards impound 92 cows
The Benue State Livestock Guards, yesterday, impounded 92 cows for contravening the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017 of the state.
Farmcrowdy acquires meat processors to boost livestock production
Towards improved livestock production and processing for local consumption and exports, Farmcrowdy said it has acquired Best Foods (L&P) to offer a wider livestock production
Poultry farmers lament high prices of day-old chicks
Broiler and egg farmers have called on the government to intervene to alleviate losses associated with the high cost of procuring day-old chicks and feeds as critical inputs in poultry
‘Why Nigeria must increase protein production by 60%’
For Nigeria to meet the demand for protein by 2050, livestock production and productivity should increase by about 60%. Mohammed Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, stated this in Umuahia, Abia State,
ECOWAS urges adoption of regulations on livestock, pastoralism to tackle insecurity, communal Conflict
Governments of member countries of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) have been urged to implement regulations on livestock and pastoralism across the region to curb incessant farmers/herders crisis as well as other inter-community conflicts.