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AfDB, FUNAAB, IITA convene Nigeria’s first Cassava investment Forum

A new initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is unleashing the potential and power of cassava across the African Continent, creating wealth and improving the livelihoods of farmers, and taking cassava to a new frontier. The initiative—known as Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT), is part of the Bank’s …

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INTERVIEW: Why Govt need to empower cassava farmers- Adeyemi

Harvest Feeds and Agro Processing received the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Program (MANCAP) from the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), the Chairman of the company, Goke Adeyemi speaks on the important of the certificate and on cassava starch production Nigeria. The Standard Organization of Nigeria has given you the MANCAP certificate, …

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Ogun cassava farmers can earn N5m daily through industrialization 

The Chairman Harvest Feeds Agro Processing, Goke Adeyemi has said cassava farmers within his cassava processing factory could earn N5 million daily if the government empower them to cultivate cassava in commercial quantity. Adeyemi who disclosed this while speaking at his factory in Ajura, Ogere, Ogun State noted that his …

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Harvest feeds targets to inject N5bn to GDP from Cassava starch

Harvest Feeds Agro Processing Company has said that that in the next few months, they Company would be injecting about N5 billion annually into the nation’s Gross Demostic Products. The Chairman of the company Goke Adeyemi disclosed this while speaking with Nigerian Tribune at the company’s headquarters in Ajura Community, …

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Farmers unable to sell over 10,000 MT of maize due to aflatoxin infection- MAAN

THE Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has said that their members have been unable to sell over 10,000 metric tons of maize due to high concentration of aflatoxin Jame Kolo who is Zonal Coordinator Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN), North Central, said that breweries, poultry farmers, and fish farmers have …

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SEC begins implementation of report on commodities market development — official

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it has commenced the implementation of the report of its Technical Committee on Commodities Trading Ecosystem. The Acting Executive Commissioner (Operations) of SEC, Mr Isyaku Tilde, disclosed this when a delegation of the Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria (CBAN) led by its Registrar, …

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OCP Africa, ABU Zaria partner to assist 5000 farmers on maize production

By Edwin Nwanojuo A Fertilizer company, OCP Africa and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost Maize production in the Kaduna state through providing fertilizer, seeds, funds and extension services to farmers. The MoU which targets 5000 farmers in communities in the …

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