FG partners private sector on agricultural transformation

The Federal Government said it is partnering with the private sector to implement policy reforms in the agriculture sector.


Biotechnology’ll grow economy by $11.6bn

If biotechnology application becomes firm in Nigeria, the country will generate additional economic output of $11.6 billion, Monsanto President has said.


Why we are investing in agriculture — Mimiko

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, said the establishment of Ore Agric Village is aimed at harnessing the vast natural resources in the state to create wealth, fight poverty and boost food production.


FMARD: Press Review: March 5-6, 2014

Fulani attacks reduce food production in Benue – Commissioner…pg.10


Agric Minister Disagrees with World Forum on Agro-chemical Farming

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, at the weekend disagreed with world agriculture ministers over their position on organic agriculture as against agro-chemical practice.


FMARD: Press Review: March 3-4, 2014

Nigeria, Israel move to develop agric sector ...pg. 70


CBN disburses N3.3trn on Agric, SMEs, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has, within the last four years, committed over N3.333 trillion to the nation’s agricultural, power, manufacturing sectors, according to statistics released in Lagos, by the acting governor of the apex bank, Dr. Sarah Alade.


Kwara Gov’t to disburse N214m agric loan to farmers

The Kwara Government said it would disburse N214 million loan to farmers to boost agricultural activities in the state.


123,000 farmers benefit from GES in A/Ibom --- Official

More than 123,000 farmers from Akwa Ibom benefited from the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme of the Federal Government in 2013.


Adesina bags ICRISAT’s Ambassador of Goodwill award

The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Abuja, recognized Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as an “Ambassador of Goodwill’’.

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