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    Nigeria Plan New Dairy Policy to Reduce Importation

    By James Emejo The federal government yesterday said a new national dairy policy was underway to cut importation of related products, increase local production and...

    Nigeria spent $1.68bn on food imports in nine months – CBN

    The Federal Government spent $1.68bn on food importation from January to September last year. The Central Bank of Nigeria disclosed this in a report on...

    Sanwo-Olu empowers 1,786 farmers with N3.6 billion appeals project WYEP

    •Gov: "We'd complete 13.16 kilometers APPEALS Farm Access Roads next year •As Governor presents cheques to Lagos APPEALS Project beneficiaries In line with his administration's commitment...

    Nigeria loses N3.5 trillion annually over poor farming post-harvest

    Nigeria contributes about 51 per cent of the total food supply in West African but the country’s post-harvest losses have increased to an estimated...

    Nigeria to receive $210 mln loan to raise agricultural productivity through smallholder farmers

    LAGOS, Dec 14 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will lend Nigeria $210 million to support smallholder farmers producing strategic crops and livestock,...

    African Development Bank loans Nigeria $210 million for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones

    African Development Bank financing for this program represents one of the Bank’s most ambitious operations in terms of scale and scope to date ABIDJAN, Ivory...

    Nigeria’s Biggest Commodity Exchange to Boost Agricultural Food Output With $100 Million Bond

    Nigeria’s AFEX Commodities Exchange Ltd. is raising as much as $100 million in 10-year debt this week to expand food production in Africa’s most...

    Nigerian disrupters aggregate farm plots to boost productivity

    For 45-year-old Ladi Okudu, a smallholder farmer in Nasarawa state, east of the Nigerian capital of Abuja, buying a John Deere tractor with a...

    Anchor Borrowers: Farmers owe CBN N463bn as defaults rise

    Farmers who subscribed to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme owed the apex bank N463bn as of the end of March 2021,...

    Nigeria orders 10,000 tractors, others from Brazil to boost build agricultural grazing reserves

    The Federal Government is planning to buy 10,000 tractors from Brazil to boost agriculture in the country. The government also said it would establish “model...

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