nigeria

Nigeria To Send Back Illegally Imported Genetically Modified Maize

The National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, said it has, in conjunction with the Nigerian Customs Service, ordered that the genetically modified (GM) maize consignment...

IFAD wants gender policies to boost women’s productivity in agric

Gender Officer at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Office in Jigawa, Hajiya Aina’u Ibrahim, has called for the introduction of more gender...
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Vet doctor wants FG to provide land, loans to livestock farmers

A veterinary doctor, Dr Mutiu Oladele-Bukola, has advised the Federal and State Governments to provide loans and land to livestock farmers to boost food...
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FADAMA trains 27 in flexible account system applications

The FADAMA III Second Additional Financing (AFII) programme is training 27 officers on the use of flexible accounting 200+ software for effective recordkeeping and...
adamawa

Adamawa Fruit Seller Wears Suit For His Business

It's all about packaging. This fruit seller was spotted wearing a suit while carrying out his business in Yola, Adamawa state. Bernard Kaigama, who...
agricultural financing

Plateau moves to revamp agriculture, create jobs

By Kingsley Chukwuka, JosPlateau State Government has said that the Governor Simon Lalong- led administration, is determined to turn around the economic fortunes...
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Bush meat still in high demand, says grass cutter farmer

The outbreak of diseases traced to animals did affect the sale of bush meat in the country, according to the Grass Cutters Farmers Association...
Simon Ugwu

The future of food in Nigeria ­-Ogbeh

It is very important to improve food availability, access, utilization and stability in the Country, bearing in mind that the 38kcal/person/day food energy deficit...
Simon Ugwu

Exporters debunk yam export rejection stories

The exporters of yam to the UK and US have disputed the reports, initially aired by the Africa Independent Television (AIT) purporting that the...
Simon Ugwu

Nigeria records N2.7trn post-harvest losses yearly

The Executive Director, Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Prof. Olufemi Peters has revealed that Nigeria loses more than $8.9 billion (N2.7 trillion) annually...