Agriculture

20,000 people to be employed in Sokoto fertilizer plant



The Sokoto State government has said that at least 20,000 people will be directly employed when its 15,000-metric tonnes organic fertilizer plant begins full production in ...

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Oxfam, EU support 2,125 rice farmers in Kebbi, Adamawa



Rice farming in the North East region has received a boost as Oxfam with the support of the European Union distributed dry season farming inputs ...

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FG to deploy trains for food transportation



The federal government has adopted measures aimed at reducing the price offood items in the country; chief of which would be the deployment of trains ...

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No genetically modified products or food in Nigeria markets - NABDA boss



The Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency,(NABDA), Prof  Lucy Jumeyi Ogbadu, during a recent event stated that, there is no genetically modified ...

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IITA to distribute first aflatoxin biocontrol products to Africa’s farmers



African farmers will soon have a product that would ensure safer food for their families and communities. A natural product called aflasafe that can reduce ...

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Nigeria to commence rice export by 2017



The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said that the country will begin to export rice to other countries by the end of 2017. The acting ...

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