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AfDB supports Nigerian youths with dry season farming irrigation technologies

Ayuba Abimiku, a young rice farmer at Gidan Mai-Akuya community in Nasarawa State, North-central Nigeria, is excited. Nigerian youth farmers Ayuba is witnessing the operation of a pressured plastic-piped sprinkler for the first time. “This system allows for proper water management and the farmer can determine the right amount of water needed in the field per time,” he enthused. “With ...

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Farm inputs gulp N9.5b during dry season cultivation

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The Federal Government spent more than N9.5 billion for the distribution of farm inputs to farmers during the dry season farming, an official of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said. Ohiare Jatto, the Director, Farm Input Support Services Department in the ministry, said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on ...

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Relocate Benue dry season farmers to riverside – IFAD/VCDP

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The State Programme Coordinator IFAD/VCDP Benue State, Emmanuel Igbaukum, has made a case for harmonising and relocating dry season farmers in Iye-Uvir in Guma Local Government of the state to a central point to be served by the Ake Lake to enhance cost effectiveness and productivity. Mr Igbaukum, who made this known in a chat with news men shortly after ...

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