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Govt routes quelea birds threatening grains production in Bauchi

The Federal Government has covered 70 per cent of farmlands threatened by quelea birds in Bauchi State, through aerial spraying. Alhaji Mohammed Yusuf, Federal Ministry...

AfDB, FAO to boost South Sudan’s agricultural markets with $14m

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 signed protocols to disburse a $14 million grant to the Government of South Sudan...

Boosting food production via Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture Initiative

In 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) initiated the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) initiative. NAVSA is an ecosystem-driven digital platform,...

Govt releases 18 high yielding crop varieties for farmers

The National Varieties Release Committee (NVRC) has released 18 high yielding crop varieties to boost Nigerian agricultural productivity in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

AGRA moves to address gender inequality challenges in agriculture

At a webinar held on October 22, 2020 at the instance of the Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA), the organisation sought to enhance...

Privatising mini hydro dams critical in addressing agriculture, power needs – Minister

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says privatising mini hydro dams is critical in addressing agriculture and power generation needs of the...

Niger Delta region has more than oil to offer – Agba

The Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Agba, says the Niger Delta region has more than oil to offer the country. Agba was...

Chevron invests N4.3bn to boost agriculture in 2019 – Report

Chevron Nigeria Limited invested N4.3 billion through its Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) to boost agriculture in the oil rich region in...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...