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    Nigeria targets rice export to boost foreign reserve as local production jumps to 9m metric tonnes

    Kaduna, June 24, 2021 Nigeria’s local rice farmers production increased from two million tonnes in 2015 to nine million tonnes in 2021. Making the declaration...

    Poultry association to seek CBN’s intervention on maize procurement

    By Mercy Omoike Lagos, June 23, 2021 The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos chapter, has expressed its readiness to seek the CBN’s intervention...

    The many hurdles of women farmers in Niger state

    By Obinna Unaeze Grace Disa was discouraged with the fact that no funds were allocated to smallholder women farmers in Niger State. In March 2021,...

    Gov. Badaru lauds Buhari on agriculture

    By Abdullahi Mohammed Dutse, June 21, 2021 Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in transforming the agricultural sector...

    Buhari’s agricultural revolution yielding fruits – Lai Mohammed

    By Rotimi Ijikanmi Birnin-Kudu (Dutse), June 21, 2021 The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the agricultural revolution embarked upon by...

    Nigeria can attain sustainable food security using biological pesticides – Don

    By Akeem Abas Ibadan, June 18, 2021 A Professor of Nematology, Prof. Timothy Olabiyi, says sustainable food security can be attained through the use...

    National Council on Agriculture approves mainstreaming of biofortification in Nigeria

    By Chidinma Ewunonu-Aluko Ibadan, June 18, 2021 The National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development has approved the mainstreaming of biofortification in all agricultural interventions...

    Kano state govt. to establish 200 milk collection centres

    By Zubairu Idris Kano, June 17, 2021 (NAN) Kano State government said, on Thursday, that it would establish 200 milk collection centres to add,...

    Nigeria establishes portal for 10m farmers for efficient monitoring of interventions

    By Doris Esa Abuja,June 17, 2021 The Federal Government says it has established an online portal to ensure efficient and effective monitoring of its...

    Criminalise proliferation, use of harmful fertilisers, Agriculturist urges government

    By Mercy Omoike Lagos, June 17, 2021 Nigeria should criminalise the proliferation and use of harmful fertilisers on crops, an agriculturist, Mr Ismail Olawale, said...

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