Nigeria to send back 90 tonnes imported genetically modified maize
The agency said its test show the maize were genetically modified.
Nigeria has enough food stock to address shortages in 2018 – Minister
“Some states in North-east and other parts of the country will likely experience low agricultural yield…”
18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria – Official
“Over two million farmers are estimated to be growing them now.”
Farm experts take stock to tackle food security in Nigeria
The centre’s strategic goal is to train over 200,000 smallholders and processing companies.
Dangote to employ several graduates in new rice farming initiative
The company prepares to hit the market with one million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018.
Dairy products, vegetable oil force food prices up in September – FAO
According to the UN body, the increases outpaced inflation in many countries of the world.
200,000 farmers from 29 states benefit from CBN’s N43.92 billion programme – Spokesperson
CBN, in line with its mandate, established the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, ABP.
Nigerian Govt to investigate export of low quality yam to U.S.
The government in June launched a programme to export yam to Europe and the US.
Nigerian farmers set to cut rice price to N6, 000 per bag
Farmers and processors say this will happen in the next few months.
200,000 farmers benefit from Nigerian govt’s N44 billion – Buhari
The Anchor Borrowers Programme was inaugurated by the President in November 2015.
Farmers to get 4 million bags of fertilizers before end of 2017 – Presidency
The presidency said government actions have led to a reduction in price.
Farmers urge Nigerian govt to stop maize importation
“The federal government must set an immediate time scale to ensure that maize is not imported within months.”
Nigeria to establish commodities’ certification centres – Ogbeh
Nigeria received 48 notifications from the EU on aflatoxin and other contaminants in the last one year.
Rice production in Nigeria hits 15 million tonnes — Official
Nigeria Customs Service says it seized 800,000 bags of smuggled rice in Kano and Jigawa states.
FG asks universities of agriculture to establish colleges of nutrition
“You may have to re-designate these schools of medical sciences as schools or colleges of nutrition and medical sciences.”
We begged Audu Ogbeh to join Buhari administration – Osinbajo
He says there is huge investment potential in the Nigerian Agricultural sector
NESREA commends Notore for adherence to global environmental standard
Notore also unveiled the ISO 9001: 2015 certification.
1.9 million farmers, 86,000 IDPs benefit from USAID food security programme – Document
About 26 states benefitted from the programme.
Nigerian startup Releaf secures $120,000 investment to connect African Agribusinesses to customers they can trust
Releaf aims to map out Nigerian agriculture in its entirety over the next 12 months.
Osinbajo to inaugurate $1.5 billion fertilizer plant in Port Harcourt
The plant has a production capacity of 4,000 metric tons of nitrogenous fertilizer per day.
Nigeria moves to stop Asians from having direct dealings with farmers
“We really need to guard against the undue exploitation of our resources by these Asian countries.”