Agriculture

Governor Soludo Flags Off 2022 Farming Season, Int

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Anambra Stats Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has introduced regenerative agriculture as the pathway to food sufficiency and repositioning of the state 39;s economy. Governor Soludo performed the function at the flag-off of the 2022 Farming Season in Anambra State at Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, ...

Governor Akeredolu Flags-Off 10,000 Hectares Oil Palm Plantation In Ondo

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), on Tuesday, flagged-off the planting of oil-palm on a 10,000 hectares of land in Ore, Odigbo local government area of the state. It was gathered that the farm is owned by a private investor, J.B Farms Limited in line with the Red Gold Agenda of th ...

Nigeria Disseminates AU-CAADP 3rdBR Report As Stakeholders Task FG On Strategic

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Agriculture stakeholders in Nigeria have urged the government to scale up investment in strategic areas of the sector in order to achieve the objectives of the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme of the African Union (CAADP) targeted at ending hunger in 2025. The encouragemen ...

Africa’s New Harvest: To Transform Agriculture, We Must Speed Up Innovations And

Saturday, April 23, 2022
The 32nd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa being held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, starts from 11 to 14 April 2022 A promising transformation has already started in Africa rsquo;s farmlands. Family farmers are increasingly using innovative approaches and scientific research, c ...

2022 Budget Analysis: Ebonyi NGO’s Committee Seek more Funding For Smallholder W

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Ebonyi State Government has been urged to increase Agricultural funding for smallholder women farmers and youths as a means of increasing food production and combating the looming hunger in Nigeria. The recommendation was given by Ebonyi State Budget Committee Group, EBSBCG, during a press briefi ...

WACOT Rice Limited Presents Agricultural Inputs to 3,464 Rice Farmers in Kebbi

Monday, March 21, 2022
WACOT Rice Limited under the Argungu Outgrower Expansion Programme (AOEP) has given agricultural inputs to no fewer than 3,464 smallholder rice farmers in Kebbi State to facilitate their production. The farmers who benefited from the gesture are mainly from Argungu, Suru, Augie, and Dandi local g ...

Fidelity Bank Disburses N34bn In Credit To Boost Rice Value Chain

Monday, February 7, 2022
Fidelity Bank has facilitated the disbursement of over N34 Billion in direct credit to players in the Nigerian rice value chain. The bank rsquo;s interventions in recent years have helped to unlock spontaneous financing opportunities for a large swathe of paddy rice farmers with significant contribu ...

Fidelity Bank Finances Ultra-Modern Rice Milling Factory

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has joined the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe and a host of dignitaries including two state governors to commission a 400 metric tons per day mega rice mill in Kano state constructed by Gerawa Gro ...

Ebonyi: Ngo's Committee Task Government On Increased Funding For Agriculture.

Saturday, November 20, 2021
The Ebonyi State independent Budget Committee has called on the State executive and legislative arms to Scale up Public Investment in Agriculture as a strategic approach to increasing food production, reducing hunger and poverty in the State. The call was contained in a communiqu eacute; issued a ...

Zimbabwe And IFAD Join Forces To Transform Small-scale Agriculture

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Rome, 10th November 2021: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today announced support for a new US$67.43 million investment programme that seeks to increase productivity and rural incomes for 78,000 vulnerable rural households in Zimbabwe. The Smallholder ...
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