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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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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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NASC partners mPedigree to launch new technology for tracking agricultural seeds

  By Edwin Nwanojuo The National Agricultural Seeds Council, which is Nigeria’s seed regulator in the agriculture sector, in partnership with mPedigree Network Nigeria, has introduced an innovative platform for electronic quality verification of seeds and planting materials in Nigeria. mPedigree was selected as NASC strategic innovation partner to deploy …

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Nigerian Agric Minister charges NCARD on policy direction towards achieving food security 

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has charged the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development (NCARD) to articulate and provide policy direction that would improve enabling environment for investors in Agriculture sector and strengthen the development of the sector to ensure food …

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TAAT: Scaling up of heat-tolerant wheat transforms food production and policy in Sudan

Sudanese wheat farmers are in a joyous mood. They are celebrating the success of new heat-resistant wheat varieties which have transformed their country’s food landscape. Thanks to the scaling up of proven technologies by the Wheat Compact of Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT), the farmers can now boast of new cultivars …

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