Agriculture

Gambia: Agricultural Committee to Embark On 5 Days Tour Today

[The Point] The Select Committee on Agriculture and Rural development at the National Assembly will today embark on a 5-day tour at Agricultural project sites across the country in order to have first hand information about the projects’ implementation under the Ministry of Agriculture and its agencies.Read More

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ABP: Cotton Growers Score Programme, Call for Sustenance

Cotton farmers under the aegis of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) have rated highly the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) after its positive effect on farmers across the country. President of the association, Mr. Anibe Achimugu, described the intervention as the best agricultural programme launched so far. He made …

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Why Govt Needs to Rejig Agriculture, Rekindle Youth Interest – NACHCARD

The National Committee of Heads of Colleges of Agriculture and Related Disciplines (NACHCARD) has urged the Federal Government to upscale efforts in revamping the agricultural sector in order to strengthen the economy post-COVID-19. According to the Committee, a major way of achieving the revitalisation is by spurring youth interest in …

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Nanono Never Met Kabiru in Hotel Over AFAN Leadership Tussle – Aide

Umar Nuhu Wali, a personal assistant to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, has faulted the claim by the embattled ex-National President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Arc. Kabir Ibrahim, that he (Ibrahim) met up with Nanono in a hotel, upon request, …

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Nigeria Remains Committed to Food Security – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of the government’s resolve towards attaining food security and ensuring that the country becomes hunger-free. According to Buhari, his administration has initiated measures to increase food production and stabilise food prices in the country. The president made this known at the launch of the …

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IFAD launches Nigeria Agriculture Gender Network

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), under its Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), launched the Nigeria Agriculture Gender Network on Monday, in Abuja. The National Programme Coordinator of IFAD, Mr Garba Bala during his address at the event stated that the NAGN is a national network designed by FG …

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