Flood: Nigeria to launch crop insurance for farmers

Tribune - July 9, 2014 

Following the 2012 flooding which destroyed some crops and farmland leading to low productivity and loss of crops to farmers, the Federal Government is set to launch a national crop insurance for farmers.

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‘Only 10 per cent of Nigerian farmers have access to improved seeds’

Daily independent – July 8, 2014

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Premier Seed Nigeria Limited, Prof. Abraham Ogungbile, has said that only 10 per cent of Nigerian farmers have access to improved seeds, a situation that has resulted in low agricultural productivity in the country.

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Keystone bank partners rice consortium to boost production in Niger State

The guardian - July 7, 2014

Niger State Commissioner for Agriculture, Professor Kuta Yahaya has commended Keystone Bank Limited for its unwavering support to the development of agriculture in the state.

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Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) seeks hike in urea prices, decontrol of fertilizers

Moneycontrol - July 08, 2014

In its pre-budget wish list, the Fertiliser Association of India elaborated that subsidy saved by increasing retail price of urea can be used for development of agriculture and welfare of farmers. 

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Yobe Govt to distribute 10,000 tonnes of fertilizer to farmers — Gaidam

Tungamedia -July 8, 2014

Gov  Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State on Friday in Damaturu launched the distribution of 10,000 tonnes of fertiliser worth over N1.5 billion for the 2014 farming season.

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N2.4bn fertiliser scam: EFCC questions Agric Ministry Perm Sec, officials

Vanguard - July 05, 2014 

LAGOS—Alarmed by the furor over a N2.4 billion fertilizer scam currently rocking the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, invited top officials of the ministry for questioning over their role in the controversial deal.

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My Goats Have Green Thumbs

July 2, 2014

Back before petrochemical fertilizer cocktails, farmers weren't monocroppers.

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Consultative meeting for commercial farmers opens

July 2, 2014

A roundtable consultative meeting for commercial farmers to increase their knowledge and enhance future investors on the rules and regulations in the agricultural sector has been organized in Accra.

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Why we can halve fertilizer use

July 1, 2014

When it comes to fertilizing crops, many farmers take the attitude that too much fertilizer is better than too little.

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Shema Orders Arrest of Govt Officials Over Fertilizer Diversion

JUNE 26, 2014

Katsina Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Shema, has directed security agents to arrest any government official or political office holder that diverts fertilizer meant for farmers in the state.

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Upcoming Events

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3. AGRA Innovate Westafrica crop production, processing and manufacturing tradeshow, 23rd - 25th November 2016.Click for details

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Message to farmers & Agro dealers

  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

 

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To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnership in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry..

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Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizers.

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