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MAIZE FARMERS ASSURE BUHARI ON PRODUCTION TO MEET DEMAND WITH 22M MTS

The Maize Association of Nigeria, MAAN, on Monday, assured President Muhammadu Buhari, on the production of maize to meet high demands across the country with 22 million metric tonnes. This was contained in a statement signed by the National President, MAAN, Dr Bello Abubakar Funtua, where the association disclosed that its target for the 2020 […]Continue Reading
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ABIA MAIZE FARMERS GET INPUTS FROM CBN

Following the approval of loans to selected maize farmers in Abia State, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released planting inputs to farmers for this year’s planting season under it’s Maize Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. Member, Board of Trustees, representing the Southeast in the Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Chief Israel Amanze, who confirmed this […]Continue Reading
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HOW NIGERIA’S LOW INVESTMENT ON SEEDS UNDERMINES FOOD SECURITY

One of the major issues that worry stakeholders in Nigeria’s agricultural sector is the lack of vibrant seed industry, which is the backbone of any productive agriculture economy.  Nigeria has an estimated national demand of over 350,000 metric tons of certified seeds every year, according to the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) but produces less […]Continue Reading