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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
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OSUN: NSCDC INAUGURATES AGRO-RANGERS SQUAD

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Osun State Command has inaugurated a special squad known as agro-rangers saddled with the responsibility of mediation among farmers, herdsmen, others in the agribusiness. The State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola who inaugurated the squad in Osogbo, the state capital yesterday explained that the Agro-ranger initiative would curb Continue Reading
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GOVERNMENT REITERATES COMMITMENT TO FOOD SECURITY, ASSURES FARMERS OF SUPPORT

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reiterated its commitment to equipping farmers with necessary agro-inputs through the government’s various windows of support. Minister of State in the ministry, Mustapha Shehuri, disclosed this on Saturday during a visit to the Livestock House of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture Continue Reading
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FARMERS, PROFESSIONALS SEEK POLICY COORDINATION, CHEAPER LOANS AS NEW MINISTER ASSUMES DUTIES

As the government reluctantly realises the inevitability of shifting the paradigm from the crude oil-based economy to a more diversified one, agriculture constantly comes to the radar as a sector having the most feasible potentialities for Nigeria. The country has over 85 million arable hectares of land, a population of over 200 million people and […]Continue Reading
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LAWMAKER CANVASSES PROTECTION FOR FARMERS

Member Representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos, has appealed to the security agencies to provide security cover for farmers in his constituency to enable them access their  farms without any molestation and intimidation by gunmen. The federal lawmaker who made the appeal during […]Continue Reading