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Firm Targets Milk Producers, Pastoralists In 3 Dairy Zones

Firm Targets Milk Producers, Pastoralists In 3 Dairy Zones

The country’s quest to expand its dairy sector with the launch of FrieslandCampina-led Value4Dairy Consortium is expected to empower 10,000 pastoralists and 40,000 milk producers. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the project held at…

Export: Nigeria to earn $2.4bn from cocoa over harsh weather

Export: Nigeria to earn $2.4bn from cocoa over harsh weather

Nigeria is expected to earn $2.4 billion from cocoa export this year from its 500,000 tonnes projection following attacks by brown rot, fungal diseases and poor weather ravaging the beans in West Africa which controls…

FG To Tackle Food Inflation In 2024

FG To Tackle Food Inflation In 2024

The Federal Government on Friday assured Nigerians that plans are underway to reduce food inflation in the country. Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security gave the assurance during a courtesy visit…

Joe Biden Supports Ethanol Industry For SAF Project

Joe Biden Supports Ethanol Industry For SAF Project

The United States President, Joe Biden administration on Friday said it will recognize a methodology favoured by the ethanol industry in guidance to companies looking to claim tax credits for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). This…

JUST-IN: Tinubu Declares State Of Emergency On Food Security

JUST-IN: Tinubu Declares State Of Emergency On Food Security

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared a state of emergency on food security within Nigeria. This development was made known by Dele Alake, the Presidential spokesman during a…

Bolt Food increases presence in Lagos environs

Bolt Food increases presence in Lagos environs

Bolt Food has announced its expansion into inner cities in Lagos, enlarging its coverage in the state and delivering on its promise to continue providing easier access to daily essentials. The leading mobility platform launched…

Import Duty: FG hikes tariff on rice, wheat, others

Import Duty: FG hikes tariff on rice, wheat, others

The Federal Government has disclosed that it is reviewing the Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) upward on key agro commodities, including rice, wheat, and others being imported into the country. The Minister of Finance, Bud- get…

Agric researchers unveil bean genome to boost food security

Agric researchers unveil bean genome to boost food security

An international team of researchers has fully se- quenced the genome of a climate resilient bean that could bolster food security in drought- prone regions. The sequencing of the hyacinth bean or ‘lablab bean’ (Lablab…

1,000 Bayelsa Youths To Benefit From LIFE-ND Training

1,000 Bayelsa Youths To Benefit From LIFE-ND Training

At least 1,000 youths from Bayelsa State are set to undergo empowerment training in agriculture in four commodity areas of poultry, aquaculture, cassava and plantain farming in order to be agripreneuners. The youth are beneficiaries…

APC Support Groups Seek Political Appointment From Tinubu

APC Support Groups Seek Political Appointment From Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups for the 2023 presidential election, have asked the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to remind the groups in political appointments. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, the…