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Agro Financing

OGUN ABP: STAKEHOLDERS AGREED ON PRODUCTION COST OF COMMODITIES

Ogun State Government and stakeholders in the Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP) have agreed on production cost of commodities. Special Adviser to the Governor on Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, who disclosed this at the Town Hall Meeting organised for the stakeholders, at the Tech Hub Complex, Kobape, Abeokuta, said the ABP is a one-stop shop that […]Continue Reading
Agro Local News

IITA BOT LAUDS SANGINGA-LED GROWTH INITIATIVES TO TRANSFORM AGRIC IN AFRICA

For the eighth time, the Board of Trustees (BoT), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has given a vote of confidence and commendation to the institute’s management under the leadership of its Director General, Dr. Nteranya Sanginga. Board Chair, Dr. Amos Namanga Ngongi, expressed great pleasure over the management and growth of IITA over the […]Continue Reading
Rice Farming

RICE TRADERS LAMENT LOW SALES DURING FESTIVE SEASON

Despite the noise about self-sufficiency in rice production, which the Federal Government claimed has made local rice available and has enriched pockets of farmers; it was actually a bleak season for rice sellers, as they recorded low patronage, according to investigations. From a reliable survey carried out across major markets in Lagos-Ile-Epo, Agege, Mile 2, […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

POULTRY FARMERS LAMENT HIGH PRICES OF DAY-OLD CHICKS

Broiler and egg farmers have called on the government to intervene to alleviate losses associated with the high cost of procuring day-old chicks and feeds as critical inputs in poultry production. Ironically, poultry breeders and hatchery owners have expressed satisfaction over the rising prices of day-old chicks, saying the prices enable them to break even, […]Continue Reading
Agro Insurance

PROFESSIONALS LIST WAYS NIGERIAN FARMERS, AGRO-ENTREPRENEURS CAN AVOID FIRE OUTBREAKS

Agricultural scientists and researchers have called on farmers, agro-entrepreneurs and investors to take precautions against fire outbreaks on farms or storage facilities to prevent avoidable losses of crops and livestock. Cases of fire outbreaks in forests and on farms around the world have begun since the beginning of 2020, making it imperative for farmers and […]Continue Reading
Agro Financing

ASSOCIATION’S LEADER URGES MEMBERS TO REPAY ANCHOR BORROWERS’ LOANS

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State chapter, has urged members to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ programme. Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, the state chairman, made the call at the Wet Season Loan Recovery meeting with local government and zonal chairmen of RIFAN in Keffi on Sunday. […]Continue Reading
Agribusiness

1,600 KANO YOUTHS, WOMEN TO RECEIVE AGRIC INTERVENTION

At least 1,600 youths and women are qualified for the agribusiness empowerment programme in Kano State, according to Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS). The beneficiaries of the programme, which is being powered by the World Bank, Federal Government of Nigeria and the Kano State Government, will receive N2.5 Continue Reading