22 states now grow rice in Nigeria, no need for importation - Minister

Tribune - July 21, 2014

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said with the new drive in rice production and the amount of arable rice land in the country, Nigeria has the capacity to produce rice sufficient for its populace.

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Rice pyramids replace erstwhile Kano groundnut pyramids

Daily Trust - July 17, 2014

The vanished groundnut pyramid that contributed immensely to the building of the country’s economy is being replaced by the paddy rice pyramid as observed by the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle, during his visit to Kano state.

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Nigeria releases higher pro-vitamin A cassava

Daily Trust - July 17, 2014

Three newly improved Vitamin A cassava varieties with yellow roots have been released by the Nigerian government, stepping up efforts to tackle the problem of Vitamin A deficiency especially among women and children in the country.

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Notore Applies to List Shares on Nigerian Stock Exchange

This Day live – July 16, 2014

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is set to list the third company this year as Notore Chemical Industries Limited has formally applied to list its shares on the exchange.

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Bankers urged to finance agricultural production

The Star - July 16, 2014

Farmers face unique financing problems since they are viewed as high risk customers by lenders, a conference was told.

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Kaduna revives food processing factory

The Nation - July 15, 2014

The Ikara Food Processing Company is back, under a Public Private Partnership, which some reckon will ensure that the tomatoes produced in the state are no longer wasted.

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Jonathan commissions Africa's largest rice farm in nasarawa

Daily Trust - July 15, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, commissioned Olam Integrated Farms, a US$90 million investment of a Singapore based foreign investor stretching on the land size of 10,000 hectares in Ondorie-Rukubi area of Doma in Nasarawa State, and reputed as Africa’s largest rice farm.

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N2.4bn Fertilizer Scam: Agric Ministry Debunks EFCC Allegation

The Guardian - July 12, 2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday cleared the air over an allegation by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on the involvement of some of its officials in an attempt to swindle a N2.4billion fund meant for the procurement and distribution of fertilizer.

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Agriculture Ministry Partners International Water Management Institute On Food Security

Agro Nigeria - July 11, 2014

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has entered a consociation agreement with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in a bid to improve food security and scale up cropping intensity through better knowledge of water resources management and improved crop planting.

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Pesticide inspectors asked to punish adulterators

The Nation - July 09, 2014

Parliamentary secretary for agriculture in Punjab Assembly Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon has ordered pesticides inspectors and fertiliser controllers to take action against adulterators.

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