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Stone Free Rice: Farmers, millers call for patience

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All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has called on Nigerians to exercise patience and understanding for the process involved in local rice production to be perfected. Mr Ibrahim Kabiru, President of AFAN, made this call on Friday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. The AFAN was reacting to complaints by
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Japan grants Nasarawa, Kwara $298,000 to boost rice production

By Dirisu Yakubu The Japanese government has signed a $298,095 partnership contract with the Nasarawa and Kwara state governments to boost rice production. The project, an initiative of the Nasarawa Agricultural Development Program, NADP and the Tabitha Cumi Foundation will be implemented in collaboration with Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Olam Nigeria Limited, under the Japanese
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FG challenges soil experts on strategies to better agricultural sector

FG challenges soil experts on strategies to better agricultural sector

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has challenged soil scientists to identify strategies that would ensure the agricultural sector predominated the nation’s economy. Dr. Muhammed Bello, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, said this at the experts’ dialogue on Thursday in Abuja to commemorate the 2019 World Soil Day (WSD) with the
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FG challenges soil experts on strategies to better agricultural sector

NGO wants youths exposed to opportunities in agribusiness

The Agricultural and Entrepreneurial Skills Development Initiative for Women and Youths (AESDIWY) has called for robust exposure of the youth to the great opportunities in agribusiness and agricultural value chains in the country. Dr Modupe Ogunniyi, AESDIWY National Coordinator, made the call in Ilorin on Wednesday in her presentation at the Farm2Fork dialogue organised by
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