Monday , August 26 2019

Nigerian Government reiterates support to boost Nigeria’s seed

Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reiterated the Federal Government’s support to the Nigeria’s seed sector to boost food production. Ogbeh gave the assurance at the second edition of the 2019 SeedConnect, organised by the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) in Abuja on Tuesday. The …

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Burkina Faso: cotton production falls by 30%, plummets to 436,000 tonnes

For the third consecutive season, cotton production in Burkina Faso has plummeted, settling for the past season to 436,000 tons, instead of 800,000 expected. A drop of nearly 30%, which now places Burkina fourth among African white gold producers. Unlike gold, which continues its flight, with more than 52 tons …

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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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