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NCWD Trains 100 Rural Female Farmers on ICT, Donates Laptops

National Center for Women Development (NCWD) on Friday disbursed laptops and some stipends to 100 female farmers trained on ICT to improve agricultural development. The...

World Food Day: Nigerian Farmers Seek FG’s Support

As Nigerian farmers join the rest of the world to celebrate the 2020 World Food Day, stakeholders have appealed to Federal Government to support...

Expert Harps on Equipping Small-Scale Farmers on How to Preserve Perishable Food Items

An agriculture expert, Mr Ismail Olawale, has reiterated the need to equip local small-scale farmers on food preservation technology in order to prevent waste. Olawale,...

Female Farmers in Kano Anticipate Bumper Harvest

Female farmers in Kano have said they are anticipating bumper harvest for the 2020 farming season, notwithstanding the challenges faced during the season. Some of...

COVID-19 has Ruined Pig Farming –Farmer

A pig farmer, Mr Fortune Alabi, in Lagos on Saturday, said the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered the breeding and selling of pigs, following the...

CBN Distributes Inputs to Cocoa Farmers in Oyo State

The CBN anchor borrowers programme distributed inputs to 156 members of the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. The cocoa farmers...

Zamfara Directs Revival of Livestock Centres to Boost Revenue

As part of efforts to diversify the state’s economy, Governor Bello Matawalle has directed the revival of Livestock Investigation and Breeding Centres in Zamfara. The...

Coming Festivities Responsible for Recent Price Hike in Local Rice-RIFAN

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has attributed the recent hike in the price of locally processed rice to the upcoming festive season, vendors...

Ebonyi Govt Seeks IFAD’s Intervention to Improve Rice Mill Clusters

Ebonyi government has called for more modernized Abakaliki Rice Mill Industry through the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assistance with Value Chain Development...

NAPRI Partners With Private Companies to Breed Donkeys in Nigeria

The National Animal Production Research Institute, (NAPRI) Zaria in collaboration with partners is working towards establishing ranches in Toro, Bauchi state and Ebonyi to...

Katsina Farmers Abandon 58,000 Hectares of Arable Land Due to Banditry – Aide

Katsina State Government on Friday said farmers abandoned 58,000 hectares of farmland as a result of attacks by bandits. The Special Adviser to Governor Aminu...

5,000 Farmers Register for Ginger Production Programme in Bauchi State

Bauchi State chapter of the Ginger Growers, Processing and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has registered some 5,000 farmers who indicated interest to...

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