According to some rice farmers from Jigawa and Katsina states, additional investments in the sector would lead to more employment generation for youths, particularly those living in rural areas.
2 Apr 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has trained no fewer than 300 farmers on new rice farming technology in an effort to boost rice production in the country.
15 Jan 2017
In agriculture for instance, the government is pushing the frontiers in rice and wheat farming. The administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is putting in place policies focused on creating incentives for farmers through the provision of...
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.
22 Mar 2015
THE Adani community in Uzo-uwani Council of Enugu State is reputed for rice cultivation and production. Its prowess in this area is due to the existence of vast agricultural area good enough for rice farming. The five villages that make up the Adani community including Iga, Ojo, Ogurugu, Asaba and Adani are rice-farming areas.