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Climate change: Centre evaluates 300 samples of indigenous cowpea, sorghum

Cowpea

The National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB) says it has begun evaluation of 300 samples of indigenous cowpea and sorghum to mitigate effects of climate change. Cowpea The study was also designed to boost farmer production capacity towards achieving goals of the food security programme. Dr Sunday Aladele, Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Centre, stated this on Saturday, ...

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Lagos distributes maize, sorghum to 15 farm settlements to avert food scarcity

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government  has begun the distribution of maize and sorghum to no less than 15 feed millers, farm settlements and other stakeholders in the livestock industry in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, in a statement on Sunday, June 14, 2020 in Lagos said that the measures were to  ...

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