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2023: Expert urges youths to embrace agric to improve Nigeria’s economy

An agronomist and agricultural entrepreneur, Dr Aminu Salihu, has urged youths to engage in agriculture so as to help boost Nigeria’s economy in 2023. Salihu, who...

Use of GMOs in agriculture symbolises global threat to food sovereignty

The expansive use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture is one of the most potent symbols of the worldwide threat to food justice...

Nigeria hosts five AU countries on genome editing to boost agriculture

Nigeria is hosting five other member states of the African Union (AU) to strategise on the use and adoption of genome editing technology in...

Govts step up action on agriculture, food security at COP27

Agriculture and food security featured prominently at the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt in November 2022, with governments working on...

COP27: African ministers seek to scale up food production, bolster resilience

African agriculture ministers attending the United Nations climate summit in Egypt reiterated a commitment to work with development partners to unlock the continent’s agriculture...

Policymakers review analysis for green recovery and transition in Nigeria’s agriculture, energy sectors

Researchers and high-level representatives from relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, convened for a lunch meeting in Abuja to...

NSPRI trains rural women farmers on post-harvest crops management

The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, started training for rural women farmers in the Northern part of the...

Minister reiterates support for gender policy on agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, has reiterated the ministry’s support for the implementation of the National Gender Policy on...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...