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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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Key into Gov. Eno’s ARISE Agenda – AFAN tells farmers

From Our Correspondent The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has advised its members in Akwa Ibom State to key into the Gov. Umo Eno’s ARISE Agenda. The State Chairman of the association, Prince Bassey Inwang, said the advice necessary to ensure food security in the state. Samuel Enoh Akpan, AFAN’s Head Media quoted the […]

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AfDB to disburse $540m SAPZs fund – Official

From Our Correspondent The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will commence disbursement of 540 million dollars to states, in the first phase of its development of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs). Prof. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Senior Special Adviser on Industrialisation to the AfDB President, announced the facility while presenting a report to Vice-President Kashim Shettima, […]

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FG targets 1.25 million tonnes of wheat cultivation

From Our Correspondent The Federal Government hopes to boost wheat production to 1.25 million tonnes of yield as it launched the National Wheat Cultivation Scheme, on Saturday. Abubakar Kyari, Agriculture and Food Security Minister gave the projection at the launching of the 2023 dry season wheat development project in Auyo LGA of Jigawa State. TheNewsZenith […]

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