By Onyedi Ojiabor & Tony Akowe Onyedi and Tony report that, All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday listed the search for water as one of the major causes of the clashes between farmers and herders. Tinubu noted that water, or more accurately the lack of it, is at the heart of […]
By Eniola Akinkuotu Eniola reports that, an All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, asked the government to immediately convert unused land to grazing routes as this will curb incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Tinubu said this in Abuja on Monday at a National Summit on Conflict Resolution.
EXPERTS HAVE INTRODUCED GREEHOUSE TO BOOST FARMING: P.G 34 By Daniel Essiet According to the paper, Nigeria’s population is growing rapidly. According to a forecast, it will hit about 250 million in 2050. This means the agricultural sector will face new challenges. Among food producers, the challenge is to counter the effects of erratic rainfall, […]
By Okwe Obi The paper reports that, the Federal Government has said the country spends $650 million on Importation of cassava byproducts annually. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this, yesterday, at the 2018 Seeds Fair and Farmer’s Field Day in Abuja. EXPERTS TO PROFFER SOLUTION TO HERDERS/FARMERS CLASHES AT […]
By Gabriel Olawale Gabriel reports that, a United State of America based company, Cade Creek International, in partnership with a Non- Governmental Organisation, Youth off the Streets Initiatives, YOTSI, has set up a $25million farm in Ifon, the headquarters of Ifon Orolu local government area of Osun State. Announcing the partnership during the presentation of […]
According to the paper, an agro export conference tagged “Meet the Farmers Conference Nigeria” holds next week in Lagos, where small and large-scale farmers are expected to discuss how they can tap into the $100bn market in Dubai. The organisers, Crenvo Consulting, a consulting and digital technology firm in the Middle East, Dubai and Africa, […]
By Steve Agbota According to the paper, Dizengoff Nigeria has called on banks and government institutions to find ways of providing credit to farmers to invest in greenhouse technology to boost food security in the country. Speaking at a customer forum organized by Dizengoff Nigeria and Best Foods Farm in Epe, Lagos, the Chief Executive […]
The paper has it that, recently there was an outbreak of new insects pests in Africa that is damaging maize at an alarming rate. The pests known as Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) was also introduced into Nigeria in 2016, and from there it has become a menace to maize growers in the country, thereby posing […]
The paper report that, farmers in Niger State has said programmes by the Federal Government and development partners have improved their income. The farmers are participating in the Federal Government (FG), International Development Agricultural Development (IFAD) – Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Bida Local Government Area.