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‘EDO FADAMA PROJECT CREATED 3000 JOBS IN 2019’

The Edo Coordinator of Fadama 111 project, Mr. Edward lzevbigie, has said the Fadama 111 additional financing created over 3,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state in 2019. According to Izevbigie, the creation of the jobs was made possible by the state government through the payment of the counterpart funds for the project in 2019.He said, […]Continue Reading
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HOW TO ATTAIN FOOD SECURITY IN NIGERIA – SHARUBUTU

Non-commercialisation of research findings by various agricultural institutes has been identified as one of the challenges that may give rise to hunger in Nigeria. The acting executive secretary of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Garuba Sharubutu, stated this in Abuja while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a private investor to Continue Reading
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ANCHOR BORROWER: FG DRAGS 70,000 KEBBI FARMERS TO COURT FOR FAILING TO REPAY N17BN LOAN

The Federal Government has sued about 70,000 Kebbi state farmers to court for failure to repay N17billion loan they had collected under the Anchor Borrower Programme. In November, 2015, President Muhammed Buhari, launched the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrower Programme in Kebbi state, in which the sum of N17 billion was approved by […]Continue Reading
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AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIALISATION AGENDA: ANCHOR OFF-TAKES 54, 000 BROILERS FROM OGUN

Fifty-four thousand broilers have been off-taken by a private company in Ogun State, as part of benefits derived from the state’s agricultural industrialisation programmes.   The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, said this at the official commissioning of the Ogun Broiler Project, at the Odeda Farm Institute.   Represented by Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Continue Reading
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OFF-TAKERS BUY OVER 60,000 EDO AGRIPRENEUR BIRDS

Off-takers, mostly processors of poultry products, in 
Edo State are working to deliver over 60,000 birds from six farm clusters. These agripreneurs are beneficiaries of a support package provided by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
  The off-takers are integral part of the de-risking deal with the Nigeria Continue Reading
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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