Friday, September 30, 2022

Agric news

March 26, 2022

Bauchi governor hails FG’s agriculture transformation programme

The programme is designed to reduce poverty, enhance wealth creation and food security in the country.

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed
March 16, 2022

Nigeria, Sahel nations’ food economy to reach $480 billion by 2030: UN

The West Africa’s agrifood system faces a declining natural resource base, recurrent natural and human-caused disasters.

Food Items at Utako Market, Abuja (Credit: Ahmed Oluwasanjo)
February 28, 2022

CBN loaned Unilorin N600 million to build poultry farm: Official

The farm is expected to maintain a layers’ population of 16,000, which translates to 3,679,200 eggs per year.

Unilorin gate
February 7, 2022

Expert begs government, private sector for funding of snail farming

The expert said most local snail farmers could not meet demand due to low production capacity.

Snail farm
September 9, 2021

National Livestock Transformation Plan is my priority, says new agric minister

The minister said the plan would go a long way to reduce the tension between herders and farmers.

Dr Mohammed Abubakar
August 4, 2021

Bauchi farmers rue losses as floods wash away their produce

The farmers, numbering 156, lost their farm produce to floods caused by a torrential rainfall that lasted for three hours on Tuesday.

Flooded farm
July 9, 2021

Growing yams in sacks cost effective, Edo farmers say

Farmers in Benin said that growing yam in sacks was cost effective and sustainable.

Yam farming
July 2, 2021

Nigerians now leaving office jobs for farming under my watch: Buhari

The president claims the policies of his government has made agriculture attractive to Nigerians such that many are now abandoning their jobs for farming.

June 8, 2021

More investment required in coconut industry to grow economy, minister says

“The Coconut is a commodity with lots of economic, medicinal and nutritional value and the market for it in Nigeria is huge.”

coconut plantation
November 30, 2020

Abia Anchor Borrowers Programme: CBN addresses fraud allegations

The official denies ADP’s direct involvement in funds disbursements.

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN