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Gombe takes investment to world’s biggest fertiliser Producer

From Abdulwahab Muhammad, Bauchi Gov. Inuwa Yahaya has taken of Gombe State investment drive mission to the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) in Morocco for a sustainable agricultural collaboration. TheNewsZenith reports that OCP is the world’s largest producer of phosphate-based fertilizers and a global leader in sustainable agriculture. This is part of the government’s strategic […]

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Gombe seeks partnership with Morocco on aquaculture potentials

From Abdulwahab Mohammed, Gombe Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has led a state delegation to Morocco to seek a partnership towards unlocking the state’s aquaculture potential. TheNewsZenith reports that the state government is seeking to tap the technical expertise and resources of the Moroccan National Agency for the Development of Aquaculture (ANDA). This is […]

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Agriculture Farming

JGSG invests N5bn in farmer support services

From Kazeem Oduola, Dutse Gov. Umar Namadi of Jigawa State, says his administration has invested more than N5 billion in farmer support services. Namadi announced in an address to mark the first anniversary of his administration on Wednesday in Dutse. TheNewsZenith quotes the governor as saying that the gesture was to encourage productivity and enhance […]

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Agriculture National

FG procures 58,000mt rice to stem inflation 

From Our Correspondent The Federal Government has procured 58,500 metric tonnes of milled rice to dampen escalating food prices, according to Agriculture and Food Security Minister, Abubakar Kyari. Kyari announced the procurement at the ministerial sectoral update, on Monday, in Abuja. TheNewsZenith reports that the ministerial briefing was in commemoration of President Bola Tinubu’s first […]

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Agriculture Farming

Agency urges Nigerians to preserve nature with coconuts

By Yinka Salaam Lagos State Government has advised Nigerians to embrace and preserve the nature of their environment by planting economic trees like coconut. The General Manager of Lagos State Coconut Development Agency (LASCODA), Mr Dapo Olakulehin gave the advice at the commemoration of Biodiversity Day 2024 at Ajido town, Badagry, Lagos. LASCODA, in collaboration […]

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AfDB reaffirms $74m support for Sudan’s wheat production

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has reassured Sudan of its continued support in providing humanitarian and economic assistance while addressing other priority needs amid the country’s ongoing civil conflict. In a statement on Thursday in Abidjan, the Bank approved $74 million for the Sudan Emergency Wheat Production project. TheNewsZenith reports that the World Food Programme […]

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Agriculture Foreign News

Mozambic subsidizes cotton to stabilise prices, help farmers

The Mozambican government will subsidize the purchase of cotton by five meticais (about 7.9 cents) a kilogramme to crash prices and benefit 600,000 farmers. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Celso Correia, announced the subsidy during a meeting with producers, on Wednesday, in Maputo. “The subsidy and price stabilisation will impact around 100,000 families, representing […]

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Agriculture Farming

NGO partners stakeholders to empower farmers in Ondo

From Khadijat Usman, Akure A Non-Governmental Organisation, Agbeladun, has offered to partner with relevant stakeholders to boost food production and ensure sufficiency in Ondo State. Chairman of the NGO, Olusola Fadoju said at a meeting with some farmers in Akure, on Thursday, that activities of the organisation are geared towards complementing the Ondo State Agricultural […]

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Agriculture Local

LASG opens meat shop, butcher academy

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Government has inaugurated the `Last Mile Meat Shops and Butchers Academy’, thus revamping sales of red meat under improved hygienic conditions. Ms Abisola Olusanya, Commissioner for Agriculture opened the butcher academy, on Monday, at Alausa, Lagos. Olusanya said the initiative aims to give residents confidence in what they consume […]

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Agriculture Foreign News

Algeria launches 3rd general agricultural census

Algeria, on Sunday, began its third general agricultural census, a critical measure to develop agricultural policies aimed at enhancing the country’s food security, an agricultural official said. Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hamid Bensaad, announced the census, which will run until July 17. The ministry has mobilised 7,449 enumerators, controllers […]

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