Agriculture

COV/OMOLARA OMOSANYA As part of efforts to reduce poverty and attain food sufficiency, the Lagos State Government has empowered one thousand seven hundred and fifty persons in this year’s edition of its Agricultural Value Chains programme. The beneficiaries were given agricultural productive assets and inputs free of charge at a ceremony in Ikeja area of […]

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, will make rice available before the Christmas festivity.The Deputy Chairman of the Council, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, stated this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.He stated that the Council was aware of the current high prices [...]

The Federal Government has on at inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state. This is in an bid to boost milk production in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono at the event, gave an assurance that the government would establish more centres in […]

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sani Nanono has decried the lack of adequate extension workers to advise and teach Nigerian Farmers modern techniques in agriculture. The Minister made the observation at a meeting with farmers Farmers Associations and other stakeholders in Kano. Alhaji Nanono revealed that there were only 14,000 agricultural extension […]

Lagos State Government has stated his administration’s support for investors in the coconut value chain. Governor Babajide Sonwolu who gave the assurance at the maiden edition of the International Coconut Summit in Lagos assured prospective investors of net breaking return on their investments. The Governor who was Sanwolu who was represented by the State Commissioner […]

The Lagos State Government says it has concluded arrangements to host the first ever International Coconut Summit to attract investments and empower coconut farmers within Lagos State in particular and Nigeria in general to tap into the global Coconut and it’s value chain market.

Boosting agricultural production and preventing post-harvest losses remain some of the most effective ways to fight poverty and hunger.


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