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BUHARI PROMISES MORE MEASURES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has promised to introduce new programmes and projects that will make agriculture more attractive to Nigerians and increase jobs in the sector. Speaking to representatives of community and development associations from Daura Emirate in Katsina State who on Sunday came to his home town to congratulate him on his re-election, President Buhari […]Continue Reading
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NBA HONOURS VC WITH ‘DOYEN OF AGRO-ECONOMY’ AWARD

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, Professor Igbekele Ajibefun, on Saturday, was honoured by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Okitipupa branch with an award of excellence as ‘Doyen of Agro-Economy’. The award, which was conferred on Ajibefun in recognition of his achievements, was received alongside other Continue Reading
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FAO TRAINS 51 EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICERS TO BOOST AGRIC IN NORTHEAST

The Representative of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Nigeria, Suffyan Koroma, has said that the graduation of 51 agricultural trainees was to support conflict affected farmers to boost productivity via extension services in Northeast. The trainees are to run FAO’s 100 Farmer Field Schools (FFSs) to support most at-risk farming households in the Northeast.Koroma Continue Reading
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WRAPPING LEAVES: STAKEHOLDERS RAISE CONCERNS OVER SCARCITY, CONSERVATION

Farmers Are Abandoning Cultivation Due To Unprofitability – Adekoya There is growing concern in the agric sector over the gradual disappearance of wrapping leaves, a development that has been linked to its under-cultivation. This has given rise to scarcity in the market. The two leaves, commonly called Ewe Eran (Thaumatococcus Danielli) and Ewe Gbodogi (Megaphrynium […]Continue Reading
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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS CRUCIAL TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE, FOOD SECURITY

President, Soil Society of Nigeria (SSSN), Professor Victor Ochude, has said that sustainable agricultural systems are key to address climate change as well as advance food security. He stated this during the opening ceremony of this year’s  annual conference, with the theme: Sustainable Management of Soil And Water Resources For Food Security, Climate Change Adaptation Continue Reading