The Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria recently alleged that the EU had threatened to reject cocoa produced in Nigeria from 2022 due to a fall in the commodity’s quality.
The farmers are continuing their protest until the government compensates families of 700 farmers who died during their agitation.
The Lagos state government wants to elevate the prominence of the coconut product to showcase the huge cultural heritage of the Badagry people to the world.
Mr Buhari, who admitted that Nigeria is currently facing challenge of funding, however said that its endowments were far greater than constraints.
The NASC boss said other countries in West Africa “are coming to learn what makes us big in seed production.”
One hundred and forty-eight Bayelsa youths undergoing an agricultural training programme funded by IFAD have received loans of a minimum of N700,0000 each.
President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s heavy taxes are causing food prices to rise, says All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN).
“Nigerian rice helps in reducing sleep disorder, as it has anti-ageing property. It’s good for pregnant women, fights cancer, protects the heart, boosts immunity.”
Beneficiaries would be given poultry feeds and taught skills needed to run their poultry farms successfully.
Rice farmers in Bauchi shared their sad experiences on low yields from their farms this year, blaming drought.