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Edo Govt to provide 100,000 hectares of land for oil palm investors

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Monday said the state government had concluded plans to open up about 100, 000 hectares of new land for oil palm investors in the state.

Poor management skills responsible for post harvest loses in Nigeria – APPEALS

Kaduna State Coordinator of Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS), Dr. Yahaya Aminu said survey has shown that farmers incur 40% loss due to inappropriate post-harvest management and skills.

Border closure: Farmers now package poor quality rice – Traders lament

Rice sellers have said that unscrupulous local farmers now seize the opportunity of the border closure to bag poor-quality products for sale.

75 percent of Adamawa people facing food insecurity – Group

An Adamawa based NGO under the aegis of Adamawa Food Security Group, has disclosed that many households are facing food insecurity in the state and called for urgent action.

We have no land for RUGA in Delta, traditional rulers tell FG

The Delta State Traditional Rulers’ Council has declared that there is no land for Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) project in Delta State.

Why Uganda issues birth certificates to cows

The Ugandan government says plans are underway to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing “birth certificates” for the animals, so it can trace their products.

Middle Belt Forum faults Ortom, Ishaku over rejection of Ruga ranching initiative

The Concerned Middle Belt Citizens Forum (CMBCF) has faulted Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, for kicking against the planned Ruga settlement for pastoral herders.

Nigerian farmers owe Bank of Agriculture over N60bn – MD

The Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Mr. Kabiru Mohammed, has said that the amount of money farmers owe the bank has reached over N60 billion.

Shelleng/Guyuk federal constituents hail member over youths empowerment programmes

The people of Shelleng/Guyuk federal constituency have hailed the member representing the area, Hon Philip Gutuwa over the various developmental and empowerment programmes he brought to the area.

Bank of Agriculture to partner with EFCC to recover Anchor Borrowers loan – BOA’s Managing Director

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) ready to join hands with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to retrieve anchor-borrowers loan from farmers who...
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