We're committed to productivity of oil palm, coconut seedlings in Anambra - School Principals
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We’re committed to productivity of oil palm, coconut seedlings in Anambra – School Principals

Beneficiaries of Anambra state government’s distribution of oil palm and coconut seedlings have pledged to support the initiative to facilitate optimal productivity across the state. The beneficiaries, including Principals of Secondary Schools and Heads of Institutions, made the pledge during inspection visits by Ministry of Agriculture Team to monitor performance of distributed seedlings. They lauded

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Why Anambra College of Agriculture should be sited at Omor - Monarch
Agriculture

Why Anambra College of Agriculture should be sited at Omor – Monarch

…says the establishment of the College of Agriculture in the state will motivate research activities Traditional ruler of Omor Kingdom in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra, Igwe Oranu Chidume has called for establishment of a College of Agriculture to drive revolutionary development of agriculture in the state. Chidume made the call during ‘Omor-In-Focus,’ a

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Invest more in agriculture - Women farmers urge Soludo
Agriculture

Invest more in agriculture – Women farmers urge Soludo

…As Ministry of Agriculture commends group for drawing government attention to small scale women farmers Mr Martins Eke of the Centre for Social Justice, on Friday regretted that only 1.9% of the Anambra State 2022 total budget of over N141billion was allocated to the agricultural sector as against the 10% Maputo Declaration benchmark. Speaking during

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US Launches Training Project for KP Farmers
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US Launches Training Project for KP Farmers

…The training will provide important skills for women farmers in the newly merged districts ISLAMABAD: The United States embassy in Pakistan and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Planning and Development Department jointly launched a new development project worth $1 million to provide  training for farmers and improve irrigation systems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This US assistance would fund

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Flood: FG Canvases Sustainable Mitigation Measures
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Flood: FG Canvases Sustainable Mitigation Measures

…canvases for healthy agricultural practices to protect the soil from flooding Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development has underscored the importance of stakeholders enabled intervention measures to mitigate incidences of flooding across the nation. Team Leader and Assistant Chief Agricultural Officer (FMARD), Chinyere Ihedioha, stated this at a One Day Sensitisation Program for Farmers

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African Development Bank and Partners Launch $520m Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones to Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture
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African Development Bank and Partners Launch $520m Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones to Transform Nigeria’s Agriculture

…If the Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones program delivers on its objectives, we would in less than a decade have dealt a fatal blow to food insecurity – Buhari ABUJA, Nigeria on Monday began its long journey to end hunger and achieve food security by launching the Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ), a programme initiated by

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Farmers groan as flood wrecks havoc in Kano
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Farmers groan as flood wrecks havoc in Kano

About fifteen thousand farms have been destroyed by flooding in five local government areas of Kano State. The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Habib, made the disclosure during an on-the-spot assessment tour of communities ravaged by flood in Warawa and Wudil LGAs of the state on Wednesday. He listed the affected communities as

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Anambra to establish oil palm, coconut processing centres
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Anambra to establish oil palm, coconut processing centres

Anambra State Government has disclosed plans to establish processing centres across the state for oil palm and coconut fruits. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Foster Ihejiofor who disclosed this while taking delivery of some consignment of oil palm seedlings at the Ministry’s premises, said government intends to maximize economic gains derivable from the produce and deepen

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FG unveils new agrotech, innovation policy, gets $55m support from US
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FG unveils new agrotech, innovation policy, gets $55m support from US

The Federal Government has unveiled the new National Agricultural Technology and Innovation Policy 2022-2027 to guide and enhance agribusiness activities across the country. At the unveiling of the policy document in Abuja, the United States Agency for International Development announced that the US Government would provide $55m to support Nigeria in mitigating the effects of

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Anambra to establish demonstration farms for regenerative agriculture
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Anambra to establish demonstration farms for regenerative agriculture

Anambra State Government has disclosed its plans to establish demonstration farms across the 21 Local Government Areas as part of efforts to encourage farmers to migrate to regenerative agriculture. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Foster Ihejiofor, who dropped this hint while addressing key officers of the Ministry, said the farming project would be stepped down to

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Farmers to be supported with interest-free loans by FG - Agric Minister 1
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Farmers to be supported with interest-free loans by FG – Agric Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Sabo Nanono said on Sunday, that the Nigerian government will collaborate with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) with a view to supporting farmers nationwide with interest-free loans. He made the declaration while receiving the 2020 Wet Agricultural Performance Survey, according to a statement released in Abuja by

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4,390 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA incentives 2
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4,390 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA incentives

No fewer than 4,390 verified farmers in Anambra State have benefited from various farm inputs from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The inputs included seeds/seedlings, knapsack sprayers and agrochemicals in the first and second phases of distribution. Speaking weekend during the inauguration of the final phase of fertiliser distribution to farmers in affected by

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