Monday , May 20 2019

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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Agribusiness Investment: Popular Farms & Mills Nigeria Expands Operations in Kano

At a ceremony in Kano on Thursday, April 11, 2019, private sector investors – Popular Farms & Mills Nigeria Limited commissioned a strategic multi-billion Naira Rice Mill expansion of 140,000 MTs per year milling capacity, as well as laid the foundation for 44,000 MTs per year Sesame Processing Plant at …

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TAAT highlights Agricultural Transformation, as National Farmers Forum begins in Togo

With more than 3.4 million hectares of land available, the Togolese government is worried that only 45% is being used presently. The government is equally concerned that despite Togo’s natural comparative advantage in agriculture when compared to other countries, its inability to maximise technologies that will increase productivity and diversify …

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Agric extension can end farmers-herders conflict — Professor Yahaya

By Edwin Nwanojuo An agriculturist, Professor Kuta Yahaya, says extension services are critical to the search for lasting solution to incessant farmers-herders conflicts in the country. Yahaya, a lecturer at the University of Ibadan, stated this in an interview with newsmen at the sidelines of the 24th Agricultural Extension Society …

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