Category: Agriculture

World Food Day: Kano State Agro Pastoral Project To Support 550, 000 Farmers

Suleiman Idris- October 16, 2020

The Kano State AgroPastoral Development Project, will impact on at least 550, 000 primary beneficiary farmers in Kano, as part of its overall objective to ... Read More

Nigeria to participate in agriculture transformation initiative -FAO

Suleiman Idris- September 22, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday says Nigeria has expressed its interest to join the Hand- in-Hand initiative to ... Read More

FG promises speedy intervention to Kebbi flood victims

Suleiman Idris- September 15, 2020

The Federal Government has promised speedy intervention to flood victim and farmers in Kebbi by ensuring they get improved seeds to restart planting as soon ... Read More

COVID-19: FCTA to ensure adequate food supply in FCT

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday in Abuja expressed determination to ensure adequate food supply to cushion the effects of COVID-19 on residents. ... Read More

Adamawa Government to Revamp Abandoned Fertilizer Plant

Henry Solomon- September 8, 2020

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa says his administration has concluded arrangement to revamp the state-owned fertilizer blending plant. Fintiri gave the assurance on Tuesday shortly ... Read More

Buhari expresses shock over deaths, destruction of farms by flood in Kebbi

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep concern over the heavy floods in Kebbi that took a number of lives, submerged hectares of farmlands and houses, ... Read More

COVID-19: Traditional ruler approves cancellation of Lokoja fishing festival

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Maigari, traditional head of Lokoja, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir has approved the cancellation of this year’s edition of the Donkwo Fishing Festival. Donkwo is an annual fishing festival in Lokoja, Kogi. ... Read More

Kebbi rice farmers lost N1bn to flood – Official

Suleiman Idris- August 30, 2020

Kebbi State Government says it has lost about N1 billion worth of rice and other farm produce to ravaging flood recorded in different parts of ... Read More

Association seeks establishment of EPZ in Kebbi

Suleiman Idris- August 24, 2020

    The Federation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria (FACAN), Kebbi Chapter has urged the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) to establish an ... Read More

Lawmaker to empower 400 rice farmers in Abia

Suleiman Idris- August 23, 2020

  Rice Farming Mr Chijioke Chukwu, member representing Bende North in Abia House of Assembly says he will empower 400 rice farmers in his constituency ... Read More

FG, OGSG and IFAD empower 2,500 farmers with inputs.

Abdul Jimoh- August 21, 2020

No fewer than 2,500 rice and cassava farmers have been empowered with farm inputs by both the Federal and Ogun Governments under the Value Chain ... Read More

Kano State Agro Pastoral Project to collaborate with tertiary institutions on agricultural training

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

Kano State Agro Pastoral Development Project, KSADP will support the training of 50 Ordinary National Diploma and 50 Higher National Diploma students from the State ... Read More

450, 000 Farmers To Benefit From Kano Agro Pastoral Project – Sasakawa Africa Cooperation

Suleiman Idris- August 12, 2020

    Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Executive Governor Kano State Kano State Agro-Pastoral Project, KSADP, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sasakawa Africa/SG 2000, for ... Read More

Gombe egg dealers seek more investment in poultry farming

Suleiman Idris- July 23, 2020

Some egg dealers in Gombe State have advised farmers to invest more in poultry farming to boost egg production to meet local demand in the ... Read More

Yobe Govt. acquires 103 tractors, 7,500 metric tonnes of fertiliser

Suleiman Idris- July 20, 2020

Gov. Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe says the state government has bought 103 tractors and 7,500 tonnes of NPK fertiliser to be distributed to farmers across ... Read More

Kalgo LG distributes fertiliser, millet seeds to farmers in Kebbi

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

The Kalgo Local Government Council, in Kebbi on Saturday distributed fertiliser and millet seeds to farmers as part of the council’s agricultural programme to enhance ... Read More

Gombe launches 2020 tree planting campaign

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe on Saturday, launched the 2020 tree planting campaign to combat environmental degradation in the state. Yahaya, while flagging off the ... Read More

Kano Govt. concessions 1,000 hectres of lands for fodder production

Suleiman Idris- July 13, 2020

Kano State Government has approved the concession of 1,000 hectares of land to animal feeds processors to encourage fodder productions. The leasing agreement would be ... Read More

Gov. Bagudu step-up efforts to boost fish production for export

Suleiman Idris- July 12, 2020

The Kebbi State Government says it has set in motion machinery to provide material support and training to fish farmers to improve production of fish ... Read More

Food Security: Gov. Bagudu reiterates commitment to sustain support to farmers

Suleiman Idris- July 3, 2020

The Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu , on Thursday reiterated his administration’s commitment to sustain agricultural revival by strengthening support and encouragement to farmers for ... Read More