Tag: Rural Development

Why we want to join ECOWAS– Morocco

admin- October 19, 2018

Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the Spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build ... Read More

FG Seeks Partnership with Bangladesh on Flood Resistant Seed

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2018

The Federal Government has called for partnership with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to develop flood resistant seed varieties to ensure food security in the ... Read More

Why Nigeria Is Yet To Produce Enough Honey For Export – Ministry of Agriculture

Henry Solomon- August 18, 2017

An official of  Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says the country cannot export honey because it produces less than three per cent of  its ... Read More

Minister Of Agriculture, Ogbeh Says To Critics of Yam Export: “Grow Yam”

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2017

Chief Audu Ogbeh,  Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has advised critics of the Federal Government yam export policy to grow the commodity. Addressing journalists ... Read More

Why Adesina Won The 2017 World Prize For Food

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

The World Food Prize Foundation has explained why Dr Akinwumi Adesina won the 250,000 dollars 2017 World Food Prize Laureate prize on Monday. President of the Foundation, Amb. ... Read More

Federal Government To Revive Cassava Bread Initiative

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2017

The Federal Government says it will revive the cassava bread initiative introduced by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture ... Read More

FG To Implement “Climate-Smart” Agriculture

admin- October 17, 2016

FMIC, Abuja: The Federal Government is to implement “climate-smart” agriculture under the Nigeria’s National Determined Contributions (NDC) programme. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural ... Read More

Ministry of Agriculture Says Youths In Agric Will Benefit From FG’s 2016 Empowerment

Henry Solomon- February 17, 2016

The Lagos State office of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has said that youths in agriculture would benefit from the 2016 ... Read More

Soya Beans, The Golden Seed Of Many Benefits

Henry Solomon- April 16, 2015

John Yakugh Efforts must be stepped up in the production and marketing of soya beans to meet local consumption and achieve export demand for the ... Read More