Things to consider before exporting plants and their products

Acceptable standards and quality assurance of agricultural products for export is region and country specific. As such, importing countries of the world need phytosanitary...

FAO rekindles food sustainability in Northeast through dry season farming

The launch of the dry season farming in the Northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), appears...

Farmcrowdy closes on seed funding of $1million for expansion

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first and leading digital agriculture platform, which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced that it had closed on...
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Dangote Tomato Company wants more support for tomato growers

The Dangote Tomato Processing Company has called on the Kano State Government to give tomato farmers in the state more support to boost production...

FAO, Agric ministry distribute farm machinery to farmers in Ebonyi state

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Friday distributed farm machinery to nine groups...

Pakistan to showcase agric equipment in Nigeria

Pakistan is to stage an agricultural machinery exhibition in Nigeria to showcase its technological achievements in agriculture. Mr. Asim Khan, the Head of Chancery of...

Nigeria govt. plans increased rice production for 2018

Nigeria is inching closer to achieving self-sufficiency in rice production as the present administration targets seven million tonnes production of the commodity in 2018, Minister...

Oando, JV Partners Boost Agriculture in Host Communities

In efforts to take advantage of the potential in the Nigerian agriculture sector, Oando and its JV partners, as well as USAID, have invested...

“Nigeria’s Only Option For Self-reliance Is Agriculture”–‎Gov. Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has said that the only route to achieve prosperity in Nigeria is self-reliance on agriculture and...

18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria – Official

Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are...