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FG, ODSG seek more collaboration on agriculture

By Our Correspondent The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has sought more collaboration with the Ondo State Government to enhance the agricultural sector. Mr Tony Otuonye, FMARD Coordinator in the state, made the call during a courtesy visit to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Olayato Aribo, in Akure. Otuonye explained that he […]

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Agriculture Food Security

FCT empowers 2,000 fish farmers with inputs

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Saturday in Abuja, distributed assorted fishery inputs to 2,000 individuals and fishery cooperative groups from the six Area Councils of the Territory. The Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, distributed the inputs that included fish tanks, feeds, smoking kilns, fishing nets, hooks and liners, cold storage facilities, fish drugs […]

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Agriculture Food Security

Flooding: FG grants 5-year tax holiday to agric investors

Following the destructive intensity of flooding in parts of the country this year, the Federal Government, on Tuesday, announced a five-year tax holiday for investors in the agricultural sector to mitigate the losses caused by the flood.   Dr Muhammad Abubakar, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced this at a press conference, on […]

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Agriculture Food Security

Organic agric. stakeholders set to boost Nigeria’s food security

Stakeholders in the organic agriculture sector have pledged to boost food security to ensure that Nigerians consume safe foods. Dr Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Country Coordinator of the Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA) Initiative in Nigeria, made the pledge at a three-day training of trainers on Organic and Agroecological Agriculture in Abuja. The event was organised in […]

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FG trains 50 agric extension workers on methodologies, value chain

From Our Correspondent The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has begun to train 50 Agriculture Extension workers on extension tools, methodologies and selected agricultural value chains in Enugu. Declaring the three-day training open in Enugu on Wednesday, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, said that the training was one […]

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