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Food security through forest preservation

According to the United Nations agency report on the State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) report said across the world especially in countries like Nigeria, forests provide employment, energy, nutritious foods and a wide range of other goods and ecosystem ...

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Ministry commissions ATA kiosks

Stories by John Oba Abuja Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has commissioned five Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) kiosks to serve as outlets to showcase and advertise available products from the agricultural sector. Commissioning the kiosks recently in Abuja, the ...

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Improve on your counterpart fund, FG told

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has stressed the need for the Nigerian government to improve on the counterpart funding for the Rural Financial Institution Building Programme (RUFIN). The portfolio adviser for Central and Western African Division Programme Management ...

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The new campaign for animal welfare in Nigeria

At a conference jointly organised by the Animal Welfare Initiative and various stakeholders in the veterinary industry, stakeholders in the industry focused on the advocacy for humanness toward animals, stressing the need for effective welfare practices towards animals. FRANCIS ADINOYI ...

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IFDC registers farmers in FCT, Sokoto under GES

The International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC), have registered over 100,000 farmers to further compliment the federal government’s efforts under the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme known as ‘GES Touch And Pay’, (GES-TAP) exercise in the six area councils of the ...

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IFAD commends FG on financing rural farmers

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has commended the federal government’s financing of rural farmers through the Rural Finance Institution Building Programme (RUFIN), as it had further boost the production of food. This commendation was given by the Programme ...

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FG to introduce school feeding programme

To address the problem of malnutrition among children, especially those of school-going age in the country, the federal ministry of agriculture and rural development has proposed the introduction of school feeding as a pilot scheme in Sokoto state and the ...

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FG renews partnership with Israel on agric

In furtherance to the Agricultural Transformation Agenda, (ATA), the federal government at the weekend, had renewed its partnership with the State of Israel as it established Nigeria-Israel Agribusiness Partnership on Agriculture. This partnership agreement was reached after the minister of ...

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