Friday, October 7, 2022

Agriculture

September 22, 2022

“Ponmo is a life-saver”, don’t ban it, Nigerians tell Federal Government

“If you ban ponmo, what is the alternative for it that people can afford?

September 18, 2022

APC gubernatorial candidate promises to liberate Niger, reduce poverty rate

“When elected, I will ensure that more money remains in the pockets of our citizens,” Umar Bago said.

Umar Bago
August 23, 2022

ECOWAS Parliament calls for increased spending on Agriculture

ECOWAS Parliament speaker has called for improved budgetary allocation to Agriculture to tackle food insecurity in the sub-region.

ECOWAS Parliament
August 19, 2022

South-East farmers resort to dungs as fertiliser prices soar

Some farmers in the South-East have decried the high cost of fertilisers, noting that they have resorted to other sources of manure for their crops.

Farmers used to illustrate story
August 7, 2022

60% of Nigerian youths should be in Agriculture: Beauty pageant

Ms Odida said that most youths were not aware of the abundant opportunities in the agricultural sector.

July 19, 2022

Corrupt govt officials steal our fertilisers to sell, use on their farms: Ekiti farmers

The farmers alleged that government officials in charge of farm inputs like fertilisers were selling them and also using them on their own farms.

Abiodun Oyebanji
July 14, 2022

UN delivers food to 26,000 people in Borno  

UN humanitarian partners have delivered food and nutrition assistance to no fewer than 26,000 people in the past week in the town of Rann in Borno.

July 13, 2022

Poor planning affecting fish farming: Farmers

He said fish farmers need to understand the dynamics of pricing their produce in line with operational costs.

Cat fish
July 6, 2022

Climate change to affect wheat production, experts warn

This is according to the strategy paper produced by the Wheat Initiative.

Wheat farm
July 2, 2022

Ogun farmers beg govt to invest more in agriculture to boost food production

The farmers are asking the government to encourage farmers not to lose focus or interest in farming to sustain food production in the country.