Category: Agriculture

World Food Day: Attaining Food Sufficiency in kogi

By Dada Ahmed. Every year, more than 150 countries around the globe, including Nigeria; a country with the largest population of black race in the world, commemorate...

Agric expert advocates 30 % population in farming to boost food production

By Correspondent in Ilorin Nigeria will achieve self-sufficiency in food production, if only 30 per cent of its population can engage in farming to boost food production...

Kwara poultry association urges Abdulrazaq to reduce cost of raising chickins

KEHINDE AKINPELU, ILORIN Kwara state branch of the Poultry Association of Nigeria has called on governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq to assist the association by ensuring...

IFAD Commends Kogi For Implementing VCDP, Calls for 2021 Counterpart funding

By Correspondent in Lokoja. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has commended the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, for the progress...

Kwara commits 100-hectare land for FG farm estate

Emmanuel Kehinde, Ilorin Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has reiterated his administration’s focus on making the state the food basket of the nation...

Embark on cluster farming to reduce hunger, agriculture expert urges women

KEHINDE AKINPELU, ILORIN. With prices of food stuff in Nigeria skyrocketing unabated, the National President, Women in Agriculture,Mrs Esther Audu, has advised women to...

British Governnent, Nasarawa Governnent to partner in agriculture, education

By Willy Punvwet in Lafia The British government has expressed preparedness to partner with the Nasarawa State government in the areas of Agriculture and Education to...

Open grazing: Association Calls For Government Intervention To Save Pastoralists’ Means of Livelihood

By Goodluck Ikiebe in Abuja. The Fulani Socio Cultural Association, Miyetti Allah, has called on the National Assembly and the President to intervene and stop the...

FAO seeks end to herders-farmers clash in Taraba

By Correspondent in Jalingo The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Tuesday, distributed Napier Grass planning materials to herders and farmers in Taraba state as...

Agro-processing: Ogun nominated for AFDB’s SAPZ programmes

By Correspondent in Abuja Ogun State has been nominated as one of the beneficiary states of the First Phase Implementation of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone...

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