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LAGOS STRIVING TO BE VALUE ADDITION STATE FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE

Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture has said that Lagos state is striving to be a value addition state especially for agricultural products which would translate to more foreign exchange earnings, food sufficiency, food security, increased Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and subsequently provide more profit and improved livelihood for farmers. She stated this Continue Reading
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KENYAN FARMERS ARE STRUGGLING, SAYS 60 DECIBELS’ STUDY

Nine out of 10 Kenyan farmers said their financial situation has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released by 60 Decibels, a tech-enabled impact measurement company The company said as many as one-third of Kenya’s agricultural households are in economic distress. (Image source: Annie Spratt/Unsplash) The report found that Kenyan Continue Reading
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LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION: KEBBI GOVT SCREENS 500 HERDERS FOR ANIMAL FEEDS LOAN

The Kebbi Government on Tuesday commenced the screening of no fewer than 500 herders for animal feeds loan, as part of efforts to improve livestock production in the state. Dr Usman Rambo, a Project Consultant on the loan, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria while screening beneficiaries at Gesse-Bayaro- […]Continue Reading
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HOW COVID-19 AFFECTED SMALLHOLDER FARMERS —OLAM INTERNATIONAL

While global food supply chains may be starting to heal from the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, food and agribusiness, Olam International, underlines the importance of addressing the long-term wellness and operational resilience needs of those small-scale farmers in emerging markets who provide much of the world’s ingredients and raw materials. A survey Continue Reading
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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT PARTNERS LAGOS TO INVEST IN MARINE RESOURCES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE – GOVERNOR

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government on investment in marine resources, to boost agriculture. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this while receiving the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Muhammed Nanono, on a courtesy visit at the State House, Ikeja. The minister’s visit came on the heels […]Continue Reading
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NUTRITION: WHY FG MUST PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE BY 2030

As the end of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs gradually approaches, nutritionists, and other stakeholders in the fight against malnutrition have urged government at all levels to bridge the gap between policy statements and implementation of the blueprint on nutrition. The SDG 2 targets to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition, […]Continue Reading