Wednesday , July 24 2019

Export rejection: NAQS provides10 revised guideline for agro-export  

 The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has provided revised 10 guidelines for exporters of agricultural commodities to avoid rejection in the destination countries. Dr Chigozie Nwodo, the Head of Media, Communication and Strategies Unit, NAQS disclosed this in a statement. Nwodo said that Nigerian agro-commodities were rejected abroad because some …

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AGRA commit $2 million to NASC, seed companies on quality seeds

The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has set aside about $2 million to fund the production of quality early generation seeds for farmers through the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), Premier seeds Nigeria Limited and Value seed Nigeria Limited. Speaking at a meeting on Increasing Production and Quality …

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Association task Buhari on assent of commodity brokers bill

Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria (CBAN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Chartered Institute of Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria (CICBN) Bill into law before June. Mr Ishaqa Yahaya, Coordinator of the North Central zonal chapter of the association, made the appeal while speaking with journalists in …

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Children’s Day: Children deserves high nutritional food 

By Edwin Nwanojuo About 800 million people are currently suffering from hunger in the world, and some 2 billion suffer from some type of important nutritional deficiency.   Africa has suffered from food shortage which has led to malnutrition, hunger and poverty especially among the larger population who are extremely poor. …

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Obasanjo, Ajimobi inaugurate projects at IITA, aimed at accelerating agricultural research

Nigeria’s former President and IITA Goodwill Ambassador, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi today (Saturday) commissioned two key projects at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan— an Agricultural Transformation Building dedicated to research and delivery of innovations to farmers across Nigeria in particular …

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Nigeria spends $1.2 billion annually on milk importation- Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that milk worth $1.2 billion is being imported into The country annually. Chief Ogbeh disclosed this at the 2019 National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI) and commissioning projects at the institute in Shika Zaria, Kaduna State. Recall that the …

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