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COVID-19: FG HAS BEEN QUIET OVER COMPENSATION TO SMALLHOLDER FARMERS – OXFAM

The Federal Government has been accused of keeping mute overcompensation to smallholder farmers who suffered losses due to the effect of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in the country. The Country Director of Oxfam Nigeria, Dr. Constant Tchona, who disclosed this during a webinar meeting with officials of Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Oxfam partners and farmers Continue Reading
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BUILDING A RESILIENT ECOSYSTEM FOR AGRIBUSINESSES IN AFRICA: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING THROUGH COVID-19

Globally, ecosystem stakeholders are establishing measures to respond to the socio-economic shock of COVID-19 on populations and businesses alike. More specifically, governments and some development organizations are at the forefront of devising and implementing action plans to buffer the impact of the pandemic on businesses. Given the current state of stagnation of most Continue Reading
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THE AFRICAN FARMERS ‘STORIES: MARKET ACCESS FOR AGROPRENEURS

The African Farmers’ Stories is an initiative of Support4AfricaSMEs that aims to amplify the voices of African farmers through weekly interviews, highlighting their vital role in feeding the continent. It is supported by partners like Business Day, MSF Agribusiness, Big Dutchman, Clarke Energy and more.The latest edition of the tweet chat, hosted by Edobong Akpabio […]Continue Reading
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FOOD SECURITY: 3,500 FARMERS BENEFIT FROM OBASEKI’S INDEPENDENT FARMERS INITIATIVE

Not less than 3,500 farmers in Edo State have benefited from Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Independent Farmers Initiative (IFI) designed to boost food security in the state’s post-coronavirus (COVID-19) economy. Addressing the farmers at the flag-off of the initiative in Umegbe Community, Oredo Local Government Area, Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon. Continue Reading
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FARMERS DEMAND VALUE CHAIN SCHEMES, CONDEMN LOPSIDED INTERVENTIONS

Farmers and agronomists in Nigeria have condemned lopsided and frivolous interventions in the agricultural sector while they also demand that such interventions should be channeled towards value chain development. Value chain development of crops, they argued, would deepen production, drive industrialization of crops and help in wastage reduction while creating gainful Continue Reading
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FARMER WRITES SANWO-OLU, RECOMMENDS WAYS TO AVERT POST COVID-19 FOOD CRISIS

To avert post COVID-19 food crisis in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been advised to embark on allocation of farmlands to real farmers, provide tractors to open up farmlands and establish a collection hub and processing centres in all the five zones of the state-Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry, Ikeja and Surulere. The Chief Executive Officer/Managing […]Continue Reading