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Nigeria to generate N25bn annually from castor production – Ministry

Nigeria will generate about N25 billion annually and provide means of livelihood to about 500,000 families from castor production, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture...

Buhari Calls For Youth Inclusion In Agriculture

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, urged agencies involved in agriculture to prioritize inclusion of the youth in driving modern methods of farming. He said...

Youths inclusion in modern agriculture will improve Nigeria’s economy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, insisted that youths involvement in modern agriculture across the country, will improve the nation's economy. This came as he...

Regulate organic Agriculture to avoid adulteration – Experts

Some Organic Agriculture experts have called on the Federal Government and private sector to have a proper policy that will regulate the use of...

FG to borrow $1.2bn from Brazil for agricultural programmes – Finance...

*FG to acquire 100,000 hectares of land in each state A request for the approval of $1.2bn external borrowing from Brazil to finance agricultural programmes...

ICPC seize assets worth N16b from Ministry of Agriculture

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) recovered N16 billion from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture in 2020. ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji...

Africa’s agric sector, ready solution to economic challenges if harnessed –...

*Predicts $1trn size of sector by 2030 By Ebikiseiye Thompson, Abuja The African Agriculture Technology, AATF, said Africa’s agricultural sector is a ready solution to its...

Climate Change: Why Nigeria must depend less on rain-fed agriculture –...

Due to the effects of climate change on weather conditions, a Greenhouse farmer, Mr Chuba Chukwuka, has advised local crop farmers not to depend...

‘Why FG must reduce VAT on agricultural equipment now’

The Federal Government has been advised on the need to, as a matter of preventing the looming food crisis in the country, reduce the...

Insecurity is seriously affecting farmers – Atiku tells FG

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has called on the government of President Muhammadu...