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AGRICULTURE CAN STOP YOUTH RESTIVENESS, SAYS LAWMAKER

The representative of Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo in the National Assembly, Livinus Makwe, yesterday urged all levels of government to invest in agriculture, saying it will help check youth restiveness in the country. The legislator, who decried the increasing number of unemployed youths said urgent steps should be taken to create opportunities for them. Makwe, who spoke during Continue Reading
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FG SIGNS PACT WITH 25 AGRIC ENTREPRENEURS ON YOUTH, WOMEN TRAINING

Abia State chapter of Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise for Niger Delta (LIFE-ND), yesterday, signed a memorandum of understanding with 25 business owners called Incubators or Agro Entrepreneurs for the training of potential persons. The Life-ND is a Federal Government initiative in collaboration with participating states in the Niger Delta Continue Reading
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AGRIC-YES SUMMER FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS ENDS ON SATURDAY

Lagos State Government said its Agricultural Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-YES) Summer School Programme for students of public Senior Secondary Schools, would not only stir up interest for Agriculture as a career in students, it would also serve as a refresher course for Agricultural Science teachers in the state. Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya Continue Reading
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FG TO TRAIN 50, 000 EXTENSION WORKERS IN THREE YEARS TO BOLSTER FARM PRODUCTIVITY

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has announced plans by the federal government to train over 50, 000 extension agents in order to boost agricultural productivity in the country. Extension workers provide expert guidance to farmers on best procedures to improve their lands, and on standard modern agricultural practices to adopt to improve […]Continue Reading
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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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ACAI DEEPENS AWARENESS ON CASSAVA WEED MANAGEMENT, PRACTICES

Three Nigerian radio stations are now broadcasting agronomic recommendations on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best Planting Practices. The Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management and Best Planting Practices is one of the Decision Support Tools of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI). Research done by the Cassava Weed Management Project concludes […]Continue Reading
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PROFESSIONAL BODIES IDENTIFY CAUSES OF GRAIN CONTAMINATION, WAY FORWARD

As 30,523 farmers, 280 grain merchants, input dealers get training Agriculture scientists, grain aggregators, and state officials have identified practices of farmers in Nigeria as a major obstacle to eradicating food grain contamination which often results in high morbidity and loss of lives. The stakeholders disclosed that drying of grains by the roadside on bare […]Continue Reading
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‘PROMOTING AGRICULTURE WILL CURB CRIME, POVERTY’

Nigerian youths have been charged to develop agricultural skill sets that could make them to become self-employed and play active roles in the efforts to diversify the economy through agriculture. Acting chairman of Koko Besse Local Government area in Kebbi State, Alhaji Umar Gulumbe, gave the charge at weekend while fielding questions from journalists in […]Continue Reading
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ASSOCIATION TO ENGAGE OVER 300,000 YOUTHS IN MORINGA FARMING

The Moringa Farmers and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria says as part of an effort to tackle unemployment challenges in the country, it is set to engage over 300,000 youths across the country in Moringa farming. The President of the association, Mr Michael Ashimashiga made this known at a press conference in Abuja. He said modalities […]Continue Reading