Tag:Agriculture

Rural areas poised to become income drivers in Africa

According to the latest 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the key to achieving the...

Stakeholders deliberate on 2017 agricultural budget

Stakeholders in the finance and agricultural sector of the country recently converged to map the best way to uplift the sector through the 2017...

IFAD To Support BOA Farmers’ Anchor Borrowers Programme

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) said it will support the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) with a view to scaling up its farmers’...

AfDB sets aside US $1-billion for budget implementation in Nigeria

President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina has completed a three-day official visit to Nigeria on reaffirming the Bank's strong partnership with...

Kaduna launches $120m potato farm

The Kaduna State Government on Friday performed the ground breaking for its $120 million Vicampro Potatoes Farm and Processing facility in Manchok, Kaura. The farm...

FG Signs MoU with PZ Wilmar to Improve Palm Production

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with PZ Wilmar, aimed at boosting palm...

FG to Employ 100,000 Youths as Extension Workers to Battle Hunger

Over 100,000 graduates are to be employed by the Federal Government and drafted to farms in all local government councils across the country, as...

‘Institutionalise Systems to Support Agriculture Trade’ – AfDB President Urges Countries 

Creating markets, developing infrastructure and providing financing for farmers are key ingredients for transforming agriculture in Africa. President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development...

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Agribusiness Engagement key to Poverty Reduction among Youth

With the increasing rate of unemployment among youths in Nigeria, development stakeholders are of the opinion that agriculture can...
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63% HIV Pregnant Women Do Not Access PMTCT Services -Expert Decries

By Ijeoma Ukazu | A medical expert, Dr. Ijaodola Olugbenga has decried that about 63 percent of HIV pregnant women...

UNDP To Hold Zonal Innovation Hub on Social Protection in Lagos

By Tejumade Sanusi | The United Nations Development Project, (UNDP) will be holding a two-day sensitization workshop for the establishment...

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Agribusiness Engagement key to Poverty Reduction among Youth

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