An end to the incessant Farmers/ Herders clash seems to be in sight as the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development flagged off the National Livestock Breed Improvement Programme (NALBIP). At the flagging off ceremony which held on Monday,15th in Kano State, the Minister, Alhaji...
The Federal Government through its Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has embarked on series of activities to positively transform the animal feed sector and ultimately enhance food security in the country. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar hinted this in his keynote address during the...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in its bid to moderate and control the prices of maize in the Nigerian market, has approved the release of 50,000 metric metric tonnes of maize to 12 major producers, from strategic maize reserve (SMR) under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). The release of...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has hinted that the ministry intended to turn the country into a global powerhouse in food production. He made this disclosure today, at the inauguration ceremony of the newly reconstituted Governing Council of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science...
“The agriculture sector is among the most vulnerable. Agriculture is important not only for food security issues but also for inter-regional food integration,” African Development Bank Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research, Hanan Morsy, said during a news conference on the opening day of the African Economic Conference...
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and lenders have welcomed the first disbursement of $200 million of a syndicated loan facility to boost cocoa productivity in the world’s second-largest producer. The occasion was marked by a ceremony held in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday 23 June, followed online by hundreds of observers across...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has advocated for a more strategic partnership and robust collaboration with stakeholders in the fertilizer industry. He made this known over the weekend, during a working visit to the facility of Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL), located...
...As ACCI Issues Policy Brief On Dairy Sector The Federal Government is working hard to resolve the farmer/herder crisis through the revival of gracing reserves in 21 out of the 36 states of the federation. This disclosure was made by the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono during a webinar on Nigeria...
A recent statement made by the Nigeria Finance Minister, Mrs. Zeinab Ahmed, on Politics Today on Channels Television that if the current Coronavirus pandemic, CONVID-19, is prolonged in containing, the economy may once again slip into another recession. The Honourable Minister was only being economical with the truth. The Minister...
… As Emefiele Salutes Nigerian Farmers The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has again saluted the resilience of farmers in Nigeria, who continue to farm to ensure food sufficiency in the country, in spite of the challenges of insecurity in some parts of the...