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LAGOS WANTS PRIVATE-SECTOR SUPPORT IN AGRIC TO TACKLE POVERTY

The Lagos State government has emphasised the imperative of the private sector collaboration with the public sector to maximise opportunities in the agricultural value chains for job creation and poverty eradication. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, hinted this at a one-day stakeholders’ summit. He said it would go a longer way in […]Continue Reading
Food Security

THE NEED FOR GOVERNMENT TO PRODUCE NATIONAL LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT PLAN

The livestock industry in Nigeria has suffered serious setback due to the inability of the government to produce a working national livestock development plan. The lingering crisis between herdsmen and farmers could be solved if proper plan is made for livestock. COLLINS NNABUIFE writes on the importance of having a framework to develop the livestock […]Continue Reading