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Reporting Workshop on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development

Reporting Workshop on Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development

This is an opportunity provided by the Rural Poverty and Agriculture programme In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it…

Call For Applications: Fellowships To Promote Research On “Youth Engagement In Agribusiness And Rural Economic Activities In Africa

Call For Applications: Fellowships To Promote Research On “Youth Engagement In Agribusiness And Rural Economic Activities In Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) received a three-year research grant for “Enhancing capacity to apply research evidence in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic…

2018 Agrecol e.V. Overseas internship program in ecologically oriented Agriculture

2018 Agrecol e.V. Overseas internship program in ecologically oriented Agriculture

Applications for the 2018 Agrecol e.V. Overseas internship program are now being accepted The Association for AgriCulture & Ecology (Agrecol e.V.) in Germany offers internship placements and travel…

FG subsidises farmers’ insurance by 50% – NAIC

FG subsidises farmers’ insurance by 50% – NAIC

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says the Federal Government is subsidising farmers’ insurance in the agricultural value chain by 50 per cent.The Managing Director of NAIC, Mrs Folashade…

Shrimps: Nigeria loses $2.3b to poachers

Shrimps: Nigeria loses $2.3b to poachers

At Agra Innovate Expo, LCCI Boss Harps On Value Chain Potentials Nigeria is losing a whopping sum of $2.3b annually to activities of poachers on its high seas, due…

ECOWAS, Oxfam, others urge gender equity in Agric investment in Africa

ECOWAS, Oxfam, others urge gender equity in Agric investment in Africa

The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU), Oxfam and other developmental organisations have urged governments in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to enact laws and policies that…

W/Bank trains 1300 Kano farmers on addressing agronomic problems

W/Bank trains 1300 Kano farmers on addressing agronomic problems

One thousand three hundred Kano State farmers received training on measures to adopt in addressing agronomic problems as a way of improving agricultural practices in the state under World Bank…

U.S. African Development Foundation — Supporting African Farmers Grants

U.S. African Development Foundation — Supporting African Farmers Grants

U.S. African Development Foundation — Supporting African Farmers Grants The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups…

Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One-Year Free Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture (2017/2018)

Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One-Year Free Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture (2017/2018)

The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources. The Foundation has been…

Group vows to track 2017 budgets for agriculture in 4 states

A non-governmental organization, Connected Development (CODE) has vowed to track the implementation of each state’s 2017 budgets for agriculture. This becomes necessary following an analysis it claimed it…

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina

Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent. In this exclusive interview with CLARA NWACHUKWU, on the…

Rise, fall of donkey business in Sokoto

Rise, fall of donkey business in Sokoto

Sokoto is noted for booming donkey business with an international border market at Ilela, a depot in the state capital as well as village markets in some of the local…

FG secures 55,000 hectares in 11 states for grazing reserves

The Federal Government said on Thursday that it has secured 55,000 hectares of land from 11 states for the development of pasture and paddocks grazing reserve in the country…

AGOA: How Nigeria misses 17yrs export opportunity to USA

Nigeria is said to be losing huge foreign exchange revenues and about four million jobs annually due to the country’s failure to fully maximise the benefits of a United…

Nigeria losses N28.4bn worth of tomatoes annually

Nigeria losses N28.4bn worth of tomatoes annually

Nigeria is losing N28.4bn worth of tomatoes being produced in the country annually, the Project Director of YieldWise Nigeria, Lekan Tobe has said. Speaking at a stakeholders convening in…