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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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Nigeria saved $21 billion on importation of agricultural products- Agric Minister

  The Nigeria Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that the country saved about $21 billion on food importation in the last 3 and half years.   Ogbeh while addressing a press conference in Abuja, Nigeria’s Capital, said that the country’s exportation increased by 500 …

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USAID Launches Agribusiness Investment Activity To Promote Private Sector Investment in Agriculture

Under a new contract with Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an international agricultural development organization, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched the new Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity. This activity aims to help Nigeria develop and strengthen a more business-enabling environment through promotion of …

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GMOs: NUJ ready to partner NBMA on biosafety awareness   

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council has said it’s willing to partner the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) to create awareness and educate the general public on its mandate which is ensuring the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Vice Chairman, NUJ, Mr. Patrick  Osadebamwen, …

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