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Agric News Bits

Chief Executive Officer, Dizengoff West Africa (Nigeria) Ltd., Ritvonen Antti, has   identified finance to drive mechanisation as a big challenge in the country’s quest for agriculture development.   Read More

13th June 2018

The Nigeria Stockbrokers Agribusiness Group marked the 2018 World Agriculture day, with a symposium on the theme “Tapping into investment opportunities in Agribusiness Value Chain” at the Nigeria stock exchange, Lagos. Read More

13th June 2018

Alhaji Suleiman Hassan, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, says ongoing road projects across the country by Federal Government will boost agriculture and enhance the economy. Read More

3rd April 2018

There are plans by the Federal Government to revive 12 moribund fertiliser blending plants as the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) strategies for 2018 farming season. Read More

3rd April 2018

The FG said it has successfully disbursed loans to a total of 259,451 farmers, agric workers, and other businesses at the bottom of the financial pyramid, across the 36 states and the FCT, through its National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP). Read More

12th February 2018

With a focus on SMEs and smallholder farmers creating the high productivity jobs and sustainable economic growth that failed to materialise from mineral deposits and increased urbanisation, latest Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR), has indicated that agriculture will be Africa’s quiet revolution. Read More

17th January 2018

DEARTH of irrigation systems, lack of political will, policy inconsistencies and paucity of funds have been identified as some of the major factors militating against all-year round farming in Nigeria. Read More

17th January 2018

Over the last two editions I have undertaken an examination of extreme poverty which now pervades the country and how the gap between the rich and the poor appear to be widening by the day.    Read More

17th January 2018

THE Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) yesterday disclosed it has disbursed over N43.92 billion to active farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Programme ( ABP). Read More

5th October 2017

There is a saying among politicians that “war is too serious a thing to be left to soldiers.” When I first heard it, I wondered what politicians had to do with war. But, what they were saying was that there are certain issues that shouldn’t be left to professionals alone. Read More

3rd October 2017

The FG will henceforth arrest operators of companies which sale fake and sub-standard seeds to farmers, Chief Audu Ogbeh. Read More

3rd October 2017

Local rice production in Nigeria has now reached 15 million metric tonnes annually, the government has claimed. Lake Rice used to illustrate the story. Speaking while inaugurating the Rice Millers Association of Nigeria, Read More

17th August 2017

NEXIM’S PRODUCTS & SERVICES – NEW EXPORT INTERVENTION SCHEMES - As part of efforts to arrest the declining trend in export credits and boost investments in the non-oil export sector, the CBN recently approved two funding schemes and appointed NEXIM as the Fund Manager: Read More

21st July 2017

Research being conducted by the IITA in seed yam multiplication holds promise and could help Nigeria to quadruple yam production, says Nigeria’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, who ends a two-day visit in Ibadan today. Read More

17th July 2017

Farmers in Nigeria may no longer depend on the old method of planting cassava all year round. Read More

17th July 2017

The FG is to start distribution of farm inputs to farmers for the 2017 wet season farming in August, Mr Ohiare Jatto, an official, says. Read More

17th July 2017

ABUJA-THE Federal Government has revealed that N2.98 billion will be needed to fight army worms’ invasion on 700, 000 hectares of farmland in the country. Read More

5th June 2017

In a bid to ensure Nigerians have easy access to more data on agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Nigeria on Wednesday handed over the Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) system developed with the support of the Agricultural Market and Information System (AMIS) to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture… Read More

5th June 2017

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), has expressed dissatisfaction over the importation of substandard rice into the country in the last administration. Read More

5th June 2017

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says it has partnered Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to improve the quality of packaging of Nigeria’s agricultural produce for export. Read More

22nd March 2017

The Federal Government says it will restructure Bank Of Agriculture (BOA) so as to facilitate farmers’ access to loans, encourage youths’ participation in farming and boost food production in the country. Read More

6th March 2017

At eight every morning, hundreds of farmers throng Birni Sala, an upland farming area along GubinRead More

28th February 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday promised that the Federal Government is planning urgentRead More

27th February 2017

NIRSAL says it will establish a 300 million dollar agribusiness loan project for young farmers across the country. Read More

16th February 2017

Despite the decline in the nation’s GDP, the Agricultural sector recorded positive growth above 4% in 2016. What are the factors behind this growth?   Read More

8th February 2017

Thirty-nine-year-old Ishola Adelakun held up the palm of his hands to show how soft they were.Read More

8th February 2017

DIZENGOFF Nigeria says its partnership with Case IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment manufacturer will improve farming substantially as well as revolutionize the Nigerian agricultural sector through mechanization.   Read More

27th January 2017

he federal and state governments will spend less than two percent of their N13.5 trillion total budgets this year on agriculture despite their publicised commitment to the sector, Daily Trust investigations have shown.    Read More

16th January 2017

Heritage Bank Plc has disclosed plans to revolutionise the agricultural value-chain field, particularly the rice farming that will enhance agribusiness and aid economic development through its direct participation in the much lauded Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria   Read More

16th January 2017

When the Anchor Borrowers Programme was launched in 2015, it was focused on improving the local production of rice and reducing the volume of scarce foreign exchange that is expended on the importation of the staple food. Read More

16th January 2017