Agriculture

Farming Season: Group tasks farmers, herdsmen on peace

By Away Kuje Akun (Nasarawa State) – The Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), Ezhiba chapter in Nasarawa State, has urged farmers and herdsmen to maintain peaceful existence in order to boost food production. The […]

Agriculture

C’ River Govt. begins fresh allocation of cocoa farms

By Benson Ezugwu Calabar – The Cross River Government has directed its Cocoa Lease Allocation Committee to allocate the plots in the government’s cocoa estates to farmers.The Special Adviser to the Governor on Cocoa Development, […]

Agriculture

NGO trains over 20,000 tomato farmers in 3 years

By Tukur Muntari Kano – The PYXERA Global Nigeria YieldWise project, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) said it had trained no fewer than 20, 610 tomato farmers on how to reduce post-harvest losses in the tomato […]

Agriculture

Caregivers receive support for farming project

By Jessica Onyegbula Abuja – Parents and guardians of children affected by HIV at Zirin Gaza and Daki-Biyu communities in Abuja have received agricultural inputs for a farming project.Mr Dennis Mordi, the Communication Manager, Institute […]

Agriculture

FG seeks Netherlands support in cattle breeding

By Ginika Okoye Abuja – The Federal Government has appealed to the Government of Netherlands to collaborate and support the country in its agriculture drive, especially in cattle breeding and improved seeds production. Chief Audu […]

Agriculture

Integrate TAAT into national agric programmes — Experts

By Hawa Lawal Abuja – Experts at a Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) meeting have called for its integration into national agricultural development projects in order to reach millions of farmers across Africa. A […]