Tag: Agric

FG earmarks N2.5bn for development of Wawa-Zange grazing reserve

Abdul Jimoh- August 14, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has earmarked N2.5 billion for the development of Wawa/Zange grazing reserve in Gombe. Dr Musa Inuwa, the ... Read More

Women farmers to get farm inputs, equipment at subsidised rate- FG

Abdul Jimoh- February 20, 2020

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has assured women farmers across the country of its resolve to provide inputs and equipment at subsidised rate ... Read More

AfDB President to train young African farmers with $1.1 prize money

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2019

Mr Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) has awarded 1.1 million dollars to 10 young African agric entrepreneurs to boost food production in the ... Read More

Farming: Plateau Converts Mining Ponds to Water Reservoirs

Suleiman Idris- February 7, 2017

The Plateau Government has commenced the conversion of some mining ponds in the state to water reservoirs for irrigation farming. The Commissioner for Water Resources ... Read More

FG To Create Cottage Industries At The Grassroots

Suleiman Idris- September 5, 2016

The Federal Government is to establish cottage industries at the grassroots across the country. This is to ensure that productions of Agriculture commodities are processed ... Read More

Federal Government To Meet Herdsmen Over Grazing Reserves

Suleiman Idris- June 8, 2016

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday disclosed that Federal Government was planning to engage with key leaders of the Fulani ... Read More

Traditional Rulers Canvasses For More Proactive Measures On Food Security

Suleiman Idris- September 19, 2014

Concerned about the food security situation in the country Traditional Rulers are canvassing for a more proactive approach of Agro-industrialization. Towards this end, a 2 day ... Read More