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PRESIDENT BUHARI LAUDS BILL GATES, ALIKO DANGOTE FOR SERVICE TO HUMANITY

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the contributions of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as Aliko Dangote Foundation to humanitarian and developmental activities in Nigeria. A statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday, said Buhari gave the commendation at meeting with the […]Continue Reading
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EU TO REVIEW BAN ON NIGERIA AGRIC PRODUCTS BY JUNE

Four years after the European Union imposed a ban on the exportation of Nigeria dried beans, the international body would, in June, review the ban. The Director-General of the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS), Dr Vincent Isiegbe, however, has expressed concerns that the country is yet to put in place sufficient measures to prevent its […]Continue Reading
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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