80 women picked from across the six geo-political zones are p[articipating in the project. The post Nigerian government trains women farmers in financial literacy appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Mr Buhari described farmers as “our authentic heroes, not only for today, but for tomorrow and evermore.” The post Buhari salutes farmers for ‘saving Nigeria billions of naira from food importation’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday assured farmers in the state of its continuous support to boost and create an enabling environment for optimum food production.
By Olukayode Babalola, Lafia The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Extension Department, has trained 10 extension workers on ginger production. The gesture, in collaboration with Nasarawa Agricultural Development Programme (NADP), was a sequel to stepping the training of 200 farmers in the 13 local government areas of the state. Malam Umaru Yusufu-Mohammed, […]
The United States forces in Afghanistan have admitted that a drone attack that killed at least 30 pine nut farmers in Nangarhar province on Thursday was conducted by them. Recall Vanguard previously reported that United States drone strike kills 30 farm workers in Afghanistan. At least 40 others were injured in the attack in Wazir […]
<p class="">Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the endorsement of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) by pastoral families and crop farmers in Gongoshi community, Adamawa State, is exciting and encouraging.</p> <h1>Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Vice President expressed delight that the community had accepted NLTP as a […]
While the community claims its residents were injured in the attacks, the police deny this. The post Many injured in herders, farmers clash in Oyo community appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday, commenced distribution of agro-inputs worth N150 million to farmers affected by the 2018 flooding and erosion in the FCT. Continue reading Flooding: FCTA distributes N150m agro-inputs to Abuja farmers at Vanguard News.
<ul><li><strong>Farmers have in the past two weeks exported about 400 kilograms every week with the volumes expected to grow to about 200 tonnes in weekly exports to Israel. </strong></li><li><strong>The exports to Tel Aviv marks the culmination of years-long effort by Kenya to join rival Ethiopia which is currently one of the key khat exporters into […]
According to the story, Olam’s N30 billion Kaduna Breeder and Hatchery Company which was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2017, was meant to produce poultry feeds and chicks for poultry farmers but has started going into full chicken and eggs production for supply to the open market. Continue reading Olam’s ‘threat’ to local poultry […]
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in Niger has flagged off the distribution of farm inputs to 12,243 farmers whose farmlands were washed away by 2018 flood in the state. Mrs Lydia Wagami, Head of Operations, NEMA in Minna Operations Office, said that the farmers were verified during an enumeration exercise carried out by the […]
Farmers under the aegis of the Zero Hunger Commodity Farmers of Nigeria have appealed to the Federal Government to urgently address the security situation in the country to avert food insecurity. Continue reading Food security: Farmers task FG at Vanguard News.