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Study says investment in new farming technology will alleviate rice farmers’ challenges

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Smallholder rice farmers in Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda are still faced with a number of challenges including relying on rain-fed farming, use of farmer-saved seeds for subsequent production, lack of machinery to support commercialisation of rice production, and low use of fertilisers, a survey reveals. Rice farming The study further shows that with climate change, there are many rice farms ...

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Dangote, rice farmers, Sokoto sign rice growers’ scheme agreement

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A tripartite agreement spare headed by the Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto State in Northwest Nigeria was on Tuesday, February 14 2017 signed amid excitement and a pledge by all parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self sufficient in rice cultivation. The agreement was signed during ...

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FADAMA III scheme uplifts farmers in Niger State

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The FADAMA III Additional Financing, a collaborative project of the World Bank and the Federal and State Governments, has been of immense benefits to farmers in Niger State. This was disclosed by the Niger State Coordinator of the FADAMA III AF, Aliyu Usman Kutugi, who is an engineer. Kutugi said the project has “greatly enhanced the capacities of farmers, increased ...

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