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Lagos turns schools to makeshift food markets

The Lagos State Government has begun to set up makeshift markets for food and agricultural produce in selected schools. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr...

Japan donates N26m rice mill project to Edo

Japanese Government has donated a rice mill worth over N26 million to Edo Government as part of efforts to facilitate rice production and improve...

Local rice: Group advocates de-stoning machines for production

The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), on Tuesday said that one major way to boost local rice consumption among Nigerians is to...

2020: Agro-firm targets 120,000 tonnes of maize

An agro-based firm, H.O Corn, says it plans to cultivate 30,000 hectares of land with an expected yield of 120,000 tonnes of maize to meet...

USAID launches $8 million ‘Water for Agriculture’ project

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched an $8-million ‘Water for Agriculture Activity’ for the benefit of crop and livestock farmers in...

Dry Season: Lawmaker distributes items to 400 farmers in Borno

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ahmadu Jaha, has distributed input and water pumps to 400 farmers to boost dry season activity...

Imota rice mill to be ready June next year – LASG

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that its 32,000-metric-tonnes Imota rice mill would be completed in June 2020. Mr Gbolahan Lawal, Lagos State...

Unilorin lecturer invents rice harvesters, locust bean processors

Prof. Joshua Olaoye of the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Ilorin says he has invented a rice harvester to improve on...

Agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigerians – CO-CEO

An Agriculture entrepreneur, Mr Bolaji Akinboro, says agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigerians but needs to be properly structured for its potential...

FG inaugurates committee for implementation of LIFE-ND

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has inaugurated a 13-man Steering Committee for the implementation of Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises (LIFE-ND) project, valued...

NDDC & IFAD Launch Agric Project for Youths, Women

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Fund for Agricultural Development,...

Afghanistan moves towards self-sufficiency in rice production – ministry

Ministry for Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Tuesday said Afghanistan is moving towards achieving self-sufficiency in rice production as 66 per cent of...

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