Monday , May 20 2019

Rice Production: RIFAN commend Buhari over Emefiele’s reappointment 

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent reappointment of Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emiefele for another 5 year term in office. The President, RIFAN Alhaji Aminu Goronyo while addressing journalists on Friday in Abuja,  expressed optimism that the reappointment of the CBN Governor …

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Nigeria, UNDP, GEF commit $58m to nation’s value chain development 

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environmental Facility (GEF) in collaboration with the Federal Government and 7 state governments have set aside $58 million to Integrated Approach Programme for value chain development which targets at Food Security (IAP-FS) project in Nigeria. Engr Abdullahi Abubakar, National Coordinator, National Programme Management …

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Nigerian Govt, Kiyasa farms sign MoU on cattle improvement project

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kiyasa Farm Ltd, on cattle breeders Improvement Project, and Cikasoro Farm Ltd, on Livestock Market. The ceremony was performed at the Minister’s conference hall in Abuja. The Minister …

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NBMA has ensured safe deployment of GM crops- Environment Minister 

By Edwin Nwanojuo Minister of Environment Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma has said that the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has delivered on its targets in line with its mandate of ensuring that modern biotechnology practices and its products are well used and deployed safely in Nigeria. The Minister said this …

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FCT Fadama III Project Has Increased Domestic Rice Production

NIGERIA  The Acting Project Coordinator, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fadama III Additional Financing Project, Rotimi Ajayi, has disclosed that the project has so far contributed in no small measure to the domestic production of rice in the nation’s capital through trainings and funding support of rice farmers in the area …

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NAQS, Stakeholders seek collaboration between Federal, states on policy formulation, adoption

  By Glory Monday The just concluded National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development (NCARD) provided platform for states and the Federal Government including the private sector to deliberate on issues concerning the agricultural sector, formulate, adopt policies and strategies to move the sector forward. The era when the government …

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