Sokoto to recruit more agric extension workers

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has given approval for the recruitment of additional extension workers to increase manpower and expertise in the wheat value chain...

Traditional ruler urges Nigerians to engage in farming

A traditional ruler, Alhaji Usman Umbugadu, has advised Nigerians to go back to farming to enable the country to achieve food sufficiency and economic...

NiMet urges Govt. to encourage rainwater harvesting to support farming

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised government at all levels to encourage rainwater harvesting during the rainy season to enable its availability during...

Nassarawa farmers jubilate as state records first rain

Farmers in Nasarawa State have expressed happiness at the first rainfall in the area that occurred on Wednesday, March 15. The News Agency of Nigeria...

1,000 rice farmers in Imo receive agric. inputs

The Imo State Anchor Borrowers’ Programme has commenced the distribution of agricultural inputs worth millions of naira to rice farmers in the state. The state...

Over 10m Northern Nigerians At Risk Of Food Insecurity – FAO

The officer in charge of Food and Agricultural Organization, United Nations (FAO/UN) Nigeria, Patrick David has said over 10million People suffer from food insecurity...

AFAN wants governors invest more in rice production

The All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Kaduna State Chapter, on Wednesday urged governors in the country to invest much in rice production to...

World Bank, Sokoto Govt earmark N9bn to rehabilitate irrigation scheme

The World Bank and the Sokoto State Government are committing N9 billion to rehabilitate Lugu Dam and resuscitate Wurno Irrigation scheme in the state. A...

Kogi, CrestAgro to prepare 5,000 hectares for cassava farmers

Mr Robert Achanya, Director-General, Kogi Bureau of Public Private Partnership (BPPP), says the Bureau will partner with Crest-Agro Products to clear 5,000 hectares of...

Women’s Day: Monarch, LG boss urge women to be agents of agric transformation

The Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Charles Ibitoye, has called on Nigerian women to be reputable agents, collaborators and investors in transforming the agriculture sector. Ibitoye...

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