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Embrace The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, CBN Governor tells Bandits

  The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2015 with the aim of creating a linkage between anchor companies involved in the processing and Smallholder Farmers (SHFs) of the required key agricultural commodities. The scheme is one of the Federal Government-funded initiatives aimed at tackling food insufficiency, diversify the economy away from oil, creating jobs for the youth and reducing poverty. Nigeria’s apex bank […]

todayMay 26, 2021 8


Africa has the potential to feed itself and feed the world- IFAD president Gilbert Houngbo declares

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),  The African Development Bank(AfDB), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the CGIAR System Organisation have formed an alliance to address rising hunger on the continent. At a two-day high-level dialogue that focused on modernising food production,the group observed that the impact of climate change, rising fragility, conflict and locust invasions in east and southern Africa are taking a toll on the […]

todayMay 16, 2021 18


Southern Governors Ban Open Grazing

Southern Governors have banned open grazing of cattle across states in the region (including cattle movement to the South by foot) and urged the President to address Nigerians on the state of the nation. During the meeting held in Government House, Asaba, Delta State on the 11th May, 2021, the Southern Government Forum also called for the restructuring of the country to address increasing agitations in different parts of the […]

todayMay 12, 2021 6


Lawmaker Distribute Cassava Stems To Constituents

Patrick Obalim-Udoba, lawmaker representing Anambra west in the state house of assembly, has distributed bundles of “high-yield” cassava stems to the people of his constituency. Obalim-Udoba, said cassava stem will help the communities to reduce the negative effect of the flood and allow them to kick-start farming in earnest. The event was held at Umueze Anam and was attended by residents of communities that make up the local government area. […]

todayNovember 17, 2020 4


Agriculture is the way forward for Nigeria – IFAD SPC

The State Project Coordinator of International Fund Agricultural Development/Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise – Niger Delta, Prince Olawale Ademola has stated that agriculture is not only a source of sustainable income for farmers and citizens alike but also a way forward for Nigeria as a whole.

todayOctober 19, 2020 1


IFAD Commences Training for Incubators and Incubatees

Agriculture had been seen as not just a way forward for Nigeria, but a sustainable source of livelihood for farmers and citizens alike. The State Project Coordinator, IFAD, Mr Ademola made this statement during the Ondo State office training of Incubators and Incubatees held from the 19th to 24th October, 2020 at Helena Hotels Akure.

todayOctober 19, 2020 6


Benefits of Okra for Diabetes

Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term “okra” most commonly refers to the edible seedpods of the plant.

todayOctober 16, 2020 3


COVID 19 Pandemic and the Livestock Sector – Oladapo Fasae

The livestock sector provides a considerable amount of human protein needs and is a major provider of livelihood in Nigeria as well as most developing countries. While providing such immense benefits to the populace, the last few months has been a challenging one with the global emergence of the outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic. The challenges posed by this pandemic and its impact on livestock supply chains are very enormous […]

todayOctober 15, 2020 3