Nigerian govt may adopt agric youth initiative developed by IITA – Adeosun
The finance minister visited the IITA to assess the project there.
Indigenous firm acquires machinery for mechanized rice farming
“We believe that if Nigerians eat the rice grown locally in the country, the government would have saved huge resources…”
IITA, Osun govt partner on 205.5 hectares Agric research farm
In 2015, Governor Rauf Aregbesola donated a piece of land measuring about 205.5 hectares to IITA.
Notore, Kaduna govt partner to harness agribusiness opportunities
“We have a genuine desire and interest in ensuring that we achieve food security in Nigeria.”
Why Nigeria-produced rice is more expensive than imported ones – Agric Minister
The minister provided various reasons for the price difference between imported and local rice.
Nigeria leans towards crop innovation to bridge $10 billion production loss
Agriculture still remains the largest sector of the Nigerian economy.
Lagos govt to upscale Imota rice milling plant from 2.5 to 16 metric tonnes per hour
The state wants to start milling its Kebbi-produced Lake Rice in Lagos.
Farmers urge Nigerian govt to review cassava bread fund repayment policy
“Government released money for us to plant but we couldn’t get market for our produce.”
World Bank to support Nigeria’s agricultural sector with $200 million
The World Bank also approved $25 million to revamp the animal health sector, an official said.
Dangote will be world’s largest rice exporter in 5 years – AfDB President
Mr. Adesina narrated the role Mr. Dangote played in his happiest day as a minister in Nigeria.
Dry season farming: Nigerian govt spends over N9.5 billion on inputs
The inputs were distributed to over 458,498 farmers across 30 states.
Forex: CBN opens special window for SMEs with $141 million
On April 10, the Bank intervened by offering about $100 million to authorised dealers at the forex auction.