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INVITATION FOR SPONSORSHIP/PARTNERSSHIP IN MR & MISS AGRIBUSINESS BEAUTY PAGEANT DURING THE WEST AFRICA AGRIBUSINESS STAKEHOLDERS AND INVESTORS SUMMIT 2022

base activities across west Africa. MR AND MISS AGRIBUSINESS BEAUTY PAGEANT (MMABP) is an annual beauty pageant contest which is designed and purposed to attract youths and their intellectual capability with beauty towards motivating them to invest into agribusiness/agriculture and also create Continue Reading
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Experts urge Farmers, Stakeholders to Adhere to Safety Practices Along Food Value Chain

Agricultural experts have urged farmers and other stakeholders to adhere to safety practices and ensure standards in food production, processing and marketing. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Country representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Fred Kafeero, stated this at a two-day “Awareness Creation Workshop on Codex Alimentarius Standards Continue Reading
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ICRC assist over 50,000 IDP farmers with 2mmt of seeds, others

The International Committee of The Red Cross, ICRC, has disclosed of assisting vulnerable farmers amongst Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, with 2 million metric tonnes of seeds and other inputs in over six States. This was made known by an agronomist at ICRC, Henry Shalma, during One-day ICRC Media Workshop for Agricultural Correspondents Association of Nigeria, […]Continue Reading
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Leadway Pays N111.4m Claims To 3,110 Farmers

To mitigate harvest losses suffered by farmers attributable to pest infestations, drought, prolonged dry spell, soil moisture stress and other adverse climatic conditions attributable to the negative impact of climate change, Leadway Assurance, in partnership with global non-profit and leading Agri-tech businesses, indemnified about 3,110 smallholder rice farmers in Benue Continue Reading
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Impact of Russia/ Ukraine Conflict Affecting Poorer African Countries the Most – UN

The United Nations has said that the impacts of Russia’s invasion of top agricultural exporter ,Ukraine, is affecting poorer African countries the most because of their heavy dependence on Russian and Ukrainian wheat. Specifically, German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, on Friday in Berlin accused Russia of using hunger “quite deliberately as a weapon of war” […]Continue Reading
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Nigeria Set to Regain Position as Top Palm Oil Exporter -Agric Minister

The Federal Government has said Nigeria is set to reclaim its position as top palm oil exporter, tasking agricultural stakeholders in the value chain on the need to reposition the industry. Specifically, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development(FMARD), Mohammad Abubakar, made the call when he received a delegation of stakeholders in the oil palm […]Continue Reading
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FG Vows to Prosecute Food Vendors Using Transformer Oil, PCBs to Cook

Our food and agriculture systems are fundamentally broken. It’s no exaggeration to say that the warming planet, social inequities, and health epidemics bear this out. However, there’s real hope. We can heal ourselves, our communities, and our planet when we begin to participate once again in the creation of healthier food systems. So, how do we […]Continue Reading
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Mega Rice Farmers Association Seeks Agricultural Equipment to Kick Off Production

The President of the Rivers State Mega Rice Farmers Association, Godwin Akandu, has said lack of agricultural equipment has hindered the kick off of rice production in the state. Akandu, who disclosed this during a chat with newsmen in Port Harcourt on Tuesday noted that the association had successfully coordinated its members into cooperative groups […]Continue Reading