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Over 19,000 Rice, cassava farmers are supported wth farm input, others in Taraba – IFAD-VCDP

Over 19,000 Rice, cassava farmers are supported wth farm input, others in Taraba – IFAD-VCDP

… Says 40% are Women By Femi Bolaji No fewer than 19,000 rice and cassava farmers across 8 local government areas of Taraba state are currently getting support from International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, under the Value Chain Development Program, VCDP. The program which is partly supported by the federal government with counterpart funding […]

Farmers, herders must register or get expelled ― Ekiti govt

Farmers, herders must register or get expelled ― Ekiti govt

Ekiti State government has given farmers and herders another two-week window to register with the state government or be ready to leave the state. The two-week grace begins on Sunday, March 22. In February, the state conducted a two-week registration of farmers and herders, but not all those involved seized the opportunity. Commissioner for Agriculture […]

We’re under siege, war is imminent — South west farmers

We’re under siege, war is imminent — South west farmers

• 10 farmers killed this year alone • Not less than 1,500 farms destroyed by herders, over N1 billion lost • Herders harvest, boil, roast our yams in our farms • Out of deliberate wickedness, they set our farms on fire • Nigerians should expect famine, then violence followed by war • Amotekun offers us […]

Herders vs farmers: Ebonyi govt seeks strict herders’ profiling

Herders vs farmers: Ebonyi govt seeks strict herders’ profiling

The Ebonyi government has called for strict enforcement of herders’ profiling to check the incessant clashes between them and farmers in the state. Gov. David Umahi made the call on Friday in Abakaliki during a stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Commissioner of Police in the state to evolve ways of permanently checking the clashes. Umahi, […]