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10m Farmers Captured in Agric E-wallet Scheme

No fewer than 10 million farmers have now been captured in the database of the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) currently being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural…

ATA Nigeria: FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan

ATA Nigeria: FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan

Nigeria Agricultural Transformation Agenda on course as FG Releases Forms for N12.3 Billion Cassava Loan The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has sent through the Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA…

Government to Invest N3.5bn in Agric equipment

Government to Invest N3.5bn in Agric equipment

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said the Federal Government would invest N3.5bn in 60 enterprises for the leasing of agricultural equipment. The minister explained that…

FG To Provide Free Farm Inputs To Farmers

FG To Provide Free Farm Inputs To Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says it will provide more farm inputs to farmers in areas not directly affected by the flood to boost production. Dr Akinwunmi Adesina…

ATA Nigeria Boosts Food Supply By 8.1m Tonnes In 120 Days

ATA Nigeria Boosts Food Supply By 8.1m Tonnes In 120 Days

The Federal Government, through its Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) has increased domestic food supply by 8.1 million tonnes in 120 days, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural…

Agricultural Trade Group seeks review of GES

The Agricultural Trade Group has advised the Federal Government  to fine-tune the implementation of the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) under its Agricultural Transformation Agenda. Members of the group told…

US Investors to invest $6bn in Nigeria Agric Sector

Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources, Akinwunmi Adesina, has disclosed that  investors from the United States of America (USA) would commit $6 billion to the nation’s agricultural sector. The…

NGO to train 2m Youths to boost Agricultural Transformation Agenda

NGO to train 2m Youths to boost Agricultural Transformation Agenda

The Africa Farming Project (AFP), an NGO, said on Wednesday that it would train two million youths to boost the Federal Government Agricultural Transformation Agenda. Mr Bright Okwu, the National…

Nigeria Targets $8bn from Palm Oil Export

Nigeria Targets $8bn from Palm Oil Export

The Federal Government Thursday said it was targeting $8 billion revenue from palm oil export under the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA). Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina…

FG Secures IFAD Loan for Agriculture

FG Secures IFAD Loan for Agriculture

The Federal Government on Thursday signed a financing agreement for $105.2m (N16.62bn) with the International Fund for Agricultural Development to support its agricultural transformation agenda. The agreement will…

Nigeria Pledges Support To Tackle Global Hunger

Nigeria Pledges Support To Tackle Global Hunger

Nigeria has pledged its support toward the push to tackle global hunger ahead of the next Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the Minister of…

Kwara The Most Agriculturally Developed State

Kwara The Most Agriculturally Developed State

THE Federal Government has named Kwara as the most agriculturally developed state in the federation in view of the robust agricultural transformation recorded in the state. The Minister for Agriculture…

Federal Government Okay incentives And Waiver for Cassava Bread

Federal Government Okay incentives And Waiver for Cassava Bread

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday approved two major incentives aimed at encouraging the production of cassava bread in the country. Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said this while…

Agric Transformation: FG to phase out wild palm trees

Agric Transformation: FG to phase out wild palm trees

Improved palm tree seedlings will be introduced to replace the wild varieties under the palm oil value chain programme of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA). Dr Dickson Okolo, the team…

Nigeria to drive agricultural transformation agenda from States and regions.

Nigeria to drive agricultural transformation agenda from States and regions.

The Minister of state for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Bukar Tijani has re-echoed the determination of the present administration to make agriculture a commercial venture where farmers will…