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Agric & Biotech

AfDB to deliver certified wheat, seeds to 20 million farmers – Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says the bank is set to deliver climate-adapted, certified wheat and other staple crops seeds...

Ivorian, Ghanaian CSOs and farmers push for reforms in cocoa producer pricing

There is no doubt that the sustainability of the global multi-billion-dollar delectable chocolate industry hinges on the welfare of small scale cocoa farmers mostly...

Queleas invasion: Kebbi approves N40m for spray of pesticides in farms

Gov. Alhaji Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the release of N40 million for aerial spray of pesticides in farms across the state...

Palm oil, key to economic prosperity in Niger Delta – Amnesty Progamme

Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme in the Niger Delta, Retired Col. Milland Dikio, has challenged youths in the region to exploit opportunities in oil palm...

GMOs: Debunking falsehood through public sensitisation

Stakeholders in the biosafety and biotechnology industry have advocated for more civic education on the concept of genetic engineering (GM) to boost food production,...

Food insecurity: Stakeholders advocate adoption of agricultural biotechnology

Stakeholders in agriculture have called for adoption of biotechnology to address food crisis. They made this known at an event organised by the Alliance for...

Cross River set to privatise 7,146 hectares oil palm estates

Cross River Government says it has started the process for the privatisation of two oil palm estates in the state with a combined size...

AfCFTA: Nigeria’s opportunity for status elevation via biotech crops – AFAN President

President, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Kabir Ibrahim, says the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) offers Nigeria opportunity to become Africa’s...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

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