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SEEDS COMPANIES TO DESIGN NEW PRODUCTS TO ADDRESS NUTRITION NEEDS

Global seed companies are designing their products to tackle the impact of climate change and address nutrition needs, but emerging economies still experience limited access to quality seeds with the global seed industry reaching just 10% of the world’s smallholder farmers. This was contained in a new study- The Access to Seeds Index 2019, Global […]Continue Reading
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CHINA 2018 PORK OUTPUT SURPRISES TO DOWNSIDE, FALLS 0.9 PERCENT

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s pork output fell 0.9 percent in 2018 from the previous year to 54.04 million tonnes, official data showed on Monday, surprising analysts who had expected an increase as farmers liquidated their herds amid an African swine fever epidemic. Output had gained slightly in the first three quarters of the year, and […]Continue Reading
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FAO CHARGES AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS TO INVEST MORE IN AGRICULTURE

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has said that governments in all African countries must invest heavily in the development of their agricultural industry to boost intracontinental trade of agricultural products.   Director-General, FAO, José Graziano da Silva stated this on the sidelines of the just-concluded United Nations General Assembly in New York, United Continue Reading
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IMAS AND ZACCARIA ARE NOW PROUDLY IN GLOBAL STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

Imas and Zaccaria proudly announced the signing of an agreement to form a global strategic alliance between the two companies. This agreement consists of joint distribution in Strategic Markets, sales and promotional efforts contributing common projects, transferring know-how to the new and existing any type Grain milling projects. The agreement will allow both companies Continue Reading
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FG HOSTS USA WAR COLLEGE DELEGATION, REITERATES COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPING AGRICULTURE

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is committed to developing agriculture with a view to attaining national food security and provide gainful employment for its teeming young population. The Permanent Secretary Dr Bukar Hassan, who was represented at the occasion by the Director, Federal Department of Extension, Mrs Karima Babangida made this Continue Reading