Pitfalls new agric, power ministers should avoid
Two years and a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated them alongside 41 other cabinet members, in 2019, the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Mr. Sabo Nanono.....
Buhari relieves Ministers of Agriculture, Power of appointments
President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved two ministers of their appointments.
FG, dairy firm renew pact on value-chain development, access to credit
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and FrieslandCampina WAMCO, have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on dairy value chain development.
FG targets improved food production with Seed Protection Act
The Federal Government has unveiled the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVP) so that farmers can have access to quality seeds to boost food production in the country.
Despite outcry, FG commences recovery of 415 grazing routes
There seems to be no going back on the Federal Government’s stance on recovering grazing routes across the country, as it has been exclusively gathered that efforts have commenced
FG reiterates commitment to food security
The Federal Government has promised to boost farming and ensure food security by providing the enabling environment for agriculture. Speaking during the 45th yearly conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria ...
FG registers 5.7m farmers nationwide – Minister
The Federal Government says it has registered no fewer than 5.7 million farmers nationwide in an effort to bring them closer to the government.
FG commences training of 1,110 extension agents
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says it has commenced the training of 1,110 extension agents in 36 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).