Saturday, October 1, 2022

Agriculture

Chinese logistics network expands markets of agricultural products

By Li Xinping, Wang Yongzhan, People's Daily The hottest days of the summer mark a time when peaches mature and hit the market. At 9:30 am, a box of peaches was sent to a Beijing consumer after a long air journey....

Agric. Cooperative empowers 4,572 Kano residents in poultry farming

The National Agricultural Mechanisation Cooperative of Nigeria (NAMCON), says it has empowered no fewer than 4, 572 residents drawn from the 44 local government areas of Kano State on modern poultry farming. Dr Aliyu Waziri, NAMCON President, said in a...

FG, C/River laud impact of COVID-19 grant for agriculture

The Federal and Cross River State Governments have expressed satisfaction with the investment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grants in agriculture for beneficiaries in the state. Representatives of both governments, made this known during a joint visit to some of the...

Milk Production: FECA targets production of 6,000 litres per day to boost IGR.

The Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), says it is targeting the production of 6,000 litres of milk per day, when all the Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) have been concluded with involved companies. The Provost of the College, Dr Akinyemi...

Stakeholders advocate domestication of gender policy in agriculture

Stakeholders in agriculture and environment sector have called for domestication of the National Gender Policy in Agriculture (NGPA), to accelerate sustainable agricultural production to achieve food security. The stakeholders included the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of...

Poultry farmers lament harsh business conditions, fear more job losses

The Lagos State chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) envisages more job losses in the sector because of myriad challenges. Speaking with our correspondent in Lagos on Thursday, the chapter chairman, Mr Godwin Egbegbe, listed the challenges to...

Women farmers seek support for increased food production

A non governmental organisation, Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), has called on governments and other stakeholders to support women farmers in rural areas. The organisation’s Chairperson, Mrs Janet Olaleye, said on Tuesday that the support would help...

NALDA to establish integrated farm estate in Kogi

 The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is to establish an Integrated Farm Estate in Kogi for crop production and livestock production, processing and packaging. The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Paul Ikonne made this...

Bauchi farmers bemoan loss of farm produce to flood

 No fewer than 156 farmers in Dazara community, Bogoro LGA of Bauchi state, have lost their farm produce to floods caused by a torrential rainfall that lasted for three hours, according to Mr Samaila Landi, the village head...

Agripreneur seeks 2m farmers to partner on Moringa plantation

The Managing Director, Eden Moringa, Mr Michael Ashimashiga, says about two million farmers will be needed to partner with his agricultural outfit in cultivating a Moringa plantation. Speaking with our correspondent on Wednesday in...
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Rainstorm Claims One, Displaces Many In Ilorin

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin A torrential rainfall that spread from Thursday night to Friday in Ilorin, the Kwara...
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Crisis In Leading Political Parties

***PDP'S Ayu Battles To Survive Bribery Allegations ***Adamu/NWC Disagree on Memo Over Campaign Council composition. By: Politics Editor Both chairmen of the ruling All...

Revealed: Wike Group Opts for Obi in Presidential Poll

By: Our Reporter The group being led by Rivers State Governor, Nyeson Wike in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have opted to support...

China playing prominent role in coping with global challenges

By Carlos Aquino Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), China has made remarkable achievements, becoming the world's second largest economy, the...

China joins hands with rest of world to advance international process of firearms control

By Zhong Sheng, People's Daily China has decided to launch its domestic procedure to ratify the UN Firearms Protocol, announced the country at the generaldebate...