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Milk importation will be ban by 2022 – Agric Minister

Milk importation will be ban by 2022 – Agric Minister

Minister of agriculture and rural development, Sabo Nanono, says the federal government will ban milk importation by 2022. He made the disclosure while speaking to journalists in Abuja, at an event to commemorate 2020 World…

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Why there is hunger in Nigeria – Ofuka, Ayade’s aide

Why there is hunger in Nigeria – Ofuka, Ayade’s aide

The Special Adviser to Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Cocoa Development and Control, Dr. Oscar Ofuka has revealed the reason behind the high level of hunger and starvation in Nigeria. Ofuka identified…

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Farm4Me: Creating jobs for vulnerable women, youths and reducing hunger in Africa

Farm4Me: Creating jobs for vulnerable women, youths and reducing hunger in Africa

There has not been any outstanding change agent that has been more profoundly impactful on the agricultural sector in Nigeria than Farm4Me, the No 1 Agritech company in the country. Aside bringing a paradigm shift…

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Sterling Bank announces 2020’s Agriculture Summit Africa

Sterling Bank announces 2020’s Agriculture Summit Africa

Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, Sterling Bank Plc, has announced that this year’s Agriculture Summit Africa (ASA) with the theme “Fast Forward Agriculture: Exploiting The Next Revolution.” The event will hold from September 23rd to 24th,…

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Kano resident cries out over high cost of rice, says food becoming unaffordable

Kano resident cries out over high cost of rice, says food becoming unaffordable

Residents of Kano have decried the high cost of rice in the state. They lamented that popular staple food is gradually becoming unaffordable. Nigeria Defender gathered that a bag of locally milled rice which cost…

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Rice farmers disappear after collecting N364m Central Bank of Nigeria loans in Taraba

Rice farmers disappear after collecting N364m Central Bank of Nigeria loans in Taraba

No fewer than 3,383 farmers, who benefited from the N364 million loan in Taraba State between 2018 and 2019, are on the run. The state chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) disclosed this…

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Food supply chains, enterprises grounded by coronavirus pandemic – Oxfam Nigeria

Food supply chains, enterprises grounded by coronavirus pandemic – Oxfam Nigeria

The Nigeria Country Office of Oxfam International has called for new models of interventions to address the plight of rural farmers and other value chain actors affected by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Country Director,…

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ActionAid Nigeria reveals challenges faced by small-scale women farmers in the country

ActionAid Nigeria reveals challenges faced by small-scale women farmers in the country

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has identified low level of awareness on how to access agricultural insurance services in Nigeria as part of the challenges faced by small-scale women farmers in the country. This was disclosed by…

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We launched Viable X to change face of Nigeria’s agribusiness – CEO Farm4Me, Adama J Adama

We launched Viable X to change face of Nigeria’s agribusiness – CEO Farm4Me, Adama J Adama

IN a bid to change the face of agribusiness in Nigeria, in line with the newly launched Agriculture for Food and Job Plan (AFJP) by the Federal Government, Viable X, an online agribusiness platform has…

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