HERITAGE BANK SEEKS MORE GOVT, BANKS’ SUPPORT IN AGRICULTURE SECTOR

Heritage Bank Plc has called on government and deposit money banks to increase supports in agriculture, as it is the most resilient and important...

SMALL-SCALE FARMING IN NIGERIA GETS N8.6 BILLION U.S INVESTMENT BOOST

United States Africa Development Foundation has invested over N8.64 billion ($24 million) to boost capacity of farmers across the country. Speaking at an Agriculture mini-fair,...

AGRICULTURE CAN ERADICATE POVERTY IN NIGERIA SAYS REPORT

A new research by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has indicated that Nigeria meet...

DEANS OF AGRIC, GOVERNMENT PARTNER TO ESTABLISH INCUBATOR CENTRES IN VARSITIES

The Association of Deans of Agriculture in Nigeria (ADAN) is partnering with the Federal ministry of Agriculture to establish incubation centers across faculties of...

FARMERS PLEDGES TO MONITOR IMPLEMENTATION OF 2018 BUDGET TO AGRICULTURE

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has said that it will begin monitoring the implementation of allocation to the agriculture sector in the...

BIP IMPLEMENTATION PUSHES RAW MATERIALS UTILISATION TO 65.7%

Implementation of resource-based industrialisation and backward integration policy (BIP) as contained in Nigeria’s Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP) as well as proactive measures to avert...

FG IDENTIFIES CASSAVA AS ACCELERATOR FOR AFRICA’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

Aliyu Abdulhammed, managing director of Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc, has described Cassava as a major source of carbohydrate...

NIGERIA MOVES TO BOOST COCOA SECTOR

Profits from sales of the commodity prized around the world as the basic ingredient for chocolate used to be ploughed into providing free...

NIGERIA, MOROCCO SIGN 25 YEARS AGREEMENTS ON GAS PIPELINE, CHEMICAL PLANTS, AGRIC TRAINING

Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday in Rabat, Morocco signed agreements on regional gas pipelines, chemical plants and agriculture training. A statement issued...

OVER10,000 MAIZE FARMERS IN BAUCHI TO RECEIVE MOROCCAN FIRM TRAINING

A Moroccan firm, OCP Africa, has launched its School Lab project in Bauchi State to boost the yield and income of 10,000 smallholder farmers...