Obasanjo calls on CBN to review interest rates given on Agric...

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the interest rate given on agricultural loans, ChannelsTv...

FG outline 10 keys to improve agric export projects

In line with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Nigeria's government has articulated and identified 10 key...

Nigeria is second world’s leading producer of Sorghum

Nigeria’s agri-business in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world’s leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is...

$7 billion cashew export target may derail, says NCAN

National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, has warned that unless something urgent was done to address the leadership crisis rocking the association, the Federal...

Olam to educate 10,000 farmers on best poultry practices

With a combined capacity of 720,000 metric tonnes of poultry feed annually, Olam’s facilities will directly address a significant supply gap for poultry meat...

Cocoa output for 2017/18 foreseen to rebound

Nigeria should see a bumper cocoa harvest in the coming season as late rains have helped boost pod production, the head of the cocoa...

Ogbeh lauds FrieslandCampina WAMCO, donates milking machine

Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorised milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while praising the company...

Food market in Africa may worth more than $1 trillion by...

The power of entrepreneurship and free market economy is driving Africa’s economic growth from food production, as businesses waking up to opportunities of a...

“Nigeria currently spends ₦6 billion on importation of tomato”

Nigeria's manufacturers have embarked on projects that will reduce the cost of tomato import, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) president, Dr. Frank Udemba Jacobs,...

AfDB, World Bank injects $800m into transforming agric in Africa

President of African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank and World Bank have set aside $800 million for the provision of agriculture technologies to...

CBN spends ₦1.2 billion on aquaculture in Delta state

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said that over ₦1.2 billion has so far been spent on aquaculture in Delta State through its Anchor...

Kano to recover ₦900 million loans from rice farmers

The Kano State Government has set up a nine-man committee to recover over ₦900 million given as loans to rice farmers under the Anchor...

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