The Federal Government has asserted that Dangote Fertiliser Limited is very important to the achievement of its Agricultural Transformation Agenda, aimed at boosting food security in the country. Besides, the construction of the Fertiliser plant has been fully completed and is set for commissioning in the next few months. The Minister...
As media reports (based on information from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) continously indicate that prices of assorted foodstuff are spirilling, the urban-based media outlets seem to be missing the fact of the arrival of freshly-harvested stables foodstuff to the market. This is softening food prices. The rich soils...
The Acting Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Alex Akpa has said that over five (5million) farmers would be tested across the country for Covid-19 as approved by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC). Prof. Akpa who disclosed this in his opening remarks during a webinar meeting on...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Sabo Nanono has said that in the face of the challenging Pandemic which has threatened all aspects of modern life especially the agricultural food chain across the globe, modern biotechnology was critical tool in improving food supply and good yield. The...
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 Federal Government of Nigeria has reduced the price of NPK ‎20.10.10. Fertilizer from N5,500 to N5,000 per 50kg bag. This was announced by the Chairman, Presidential Fertilizer Initiative, Governor Muhammad Abubakar Badaru while briefing newsmen in Dutse. He explained that, the effort was part of the palliative measures introduced by...
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has cautioned that the outbreak of COVID-19 shouldn't lead to food crisis in Africa. President of AGRA, Dr Agnes Kalibata, who made this known yesterday in an article made available to journalists reiterated the need to make effort to ensure people have...
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...