Agriculture

Kano CARES Project Will Boost Agriculture

Abba Dukawa Kano state project coordinator, of CARES project Rufa’i Halilu, has said the project has spent about N300 million on farm input support components to farmer across state local government area adding that the amount was expended on providing the beneficiaries with solar-powered water pumping machines, power tillers, planters, fertilisers, insecticides, herbicides, sprayers, and […]

Agriculture

Kano Farmers Say World Bank Project Will Boost Agriculture

Abba Dukawa Kano state project coordinator, of CARES project Rufa’i Halilu, has said the project has spent about N300 million on farm input support components adding that the amount was expended on providing the beneficiaries with solar-powered water pumping machines, power tillers, planters, fertilisers, insecticides, herbicides, sprayers, and improved seeds, among others. According to him […]

Agriculture

FG Empowers Smallholder Farmers With Agricultural Inputs, Others

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has flagged-off the Roll out / Distribution of Agricultural inputs to Smallholder Farmers in Kaduna State stating that it would open up investment opportunities, create jobs for stakeholders and facilitate increased production as well as food and nutrition security. In a statement issued by […]

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Over 8,000 Farmers To Benefit From NG-Cares Loan In Kebbi

More than eight thousand small-scale farmers drawn from all the twenty-one local government areas of Kebbi State have been shortlisted to enjoy the Fadama component of the NG-Cares programme. From a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media to Kebbi State Governor, Yahaya Sarki, a copy of which was made available to the Spectacles […]

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FG Solicits Use Of Tricycles To Ease Drudgery For Smallholder Farmers – Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri has solicited the use of tricycles to ease transportation for smallholder farmers across the country stating that it would ensure easy movement of Food and Agro-Allied products, increase production and generate wealth for Nigerian farmers. He stated that Nigeria’s Agricultural sector has […]

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Our Policy Has Made Nigeria A Fertilizer Powerhouse in Africa – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja attributed Nigeria’s rising prominence as Africa’s fertiliser powerhouse to the implementation of the right policies by the present administration. ‘‘With our over seventy blending plants operating, Nigeria is on its way to becoming Africa’s fertiliser powerhouse. And with our mega Urea production facilities, Nigeria is definitely a global […]

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FG Partners China On Juncao Technology In Agriculture

The Hon Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has stated that the Federal Government through the ministry will explore the potentials in the Chinese Juncao technology for the development of a stronger Agricultural base for the country. He made this disclosure during a courtesy visit by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria […]

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KWST Govt Inaugurates Committees On Agro-Climate Resilience

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has been commended for developing and sustaining the State through collaborations with relevant institutions. The Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, made this statement in his office today at the inaugural ceremony of the State Steering and Technical Committee on Agro-Climatic Resilience in semi-arid landscapes (ACReSAL). Mr Alabi said the […]

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Organic Agriculture Practitioners Promise To Improve Food Production

Organic Agriculture Practitioners Promise To Improve Food Production Devoid Of Scientifically Modified Food The call was made by Alh Abubakar Usman Gotomo while Presiding over this year’s Annual General Meeting of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria (NOAN) in Abuja. Abubakar Gotomo who advocated for the conservation of ecosystems in Agricultural activities reminded […]

Agriculture

FG Convenes CoP To Address Effective Sectoral Policy Implementation – Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri has said that the establishment of the Community of Practice ( CoP) by the ministry will enhance strategic priorities and ensure effective policy implementation of Agricultural policies and programmes across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT. He also stated […]