Thursday, December 2, 2021

Agriculture

December 1, 2021

Why EU countries reject cocoa from Nigerian farmers: Osinbajo

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.

November 29, 2021

Protesting Farmers: Indian parliament cancels controversial farm laws

The farmers are continuing their protest until the government compensates families of 700 farmers who died during their agitation.

Protesting Indian farmers and Narenda Modi
November 28, 2021

We’ll use Badagry’s coconut to market Lagos economy, tourism: Govt

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.

Photo of a Coconut plantation and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu used to illustrate the story.
November 28, 2021

Buhari charges specialised agric varsities to bridge food security gap

Mr Buhari, who admitted that Nigeria is currently facing challenge of funding, however said that its endowments were far greater than constraints.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU)
November 26, 2021

Nigeria supplies over 50% of seeds used in West Africa: NASC

The NASC boss said other countries in West Africa “are coming to learn what makes us big in seed production.”

Mohammad Abubakar
November 25, 2021

IFAD gives multimillion-naira loan to 148 young Bayelsa farmers

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.

Farmers used to illustrate story
November 25, 2021

Buhari regime’s heavy taxes causing food prices to rise: Nigerian Farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s heavy taxes are causing food prices to rise, says All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN).

Food items and President Muhammadu Buhari
November 22, 2021

Nigerian local rice aids sleeping, fights cancer: Experts

“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.”

November 21, 2021

NAMCS plans to involve 15 million Nigerians in poultry farming

Beneficiaries would be given poultry feeds and taught skills needed to run their poultry farms successfully.

Poultry
November 20, 2021

Climate Change: Rice farmers count losses as drought bites off yield

Rice farmers in Bauchi shared their sad experiences on low yields from their farms this year, blaming drought.

Dry rice farm