How Government plans to boost Nigerian economy with Agriculture

The National Economic Council (NEC) held a two-day retreat earlier this week in Abuja with Federal Authorities and the 36 states to chart a...

AgriHack West Africa is now open, aims to boost food value...

Applications are currently being accepted for AgriHack West Africa. The vision of this competition is to advance youth agricultural entrepreneurship and ICT innovation to...

Nigeria imports $2 billion worth of agric produce annually

According to a report on Vanguard, Nigeria spends a total of $2 billion annually on importation of agricultural products into the country. This was...

USADF awards $100,000 grant for Irrigation

The United States African Development Foundation USADF has issued an annual grant subsidy to rural communities engaged in irrigation farming to the tune of...

IITA receives new training facilities for cassava processing

IITA Tanzania have received a boost in its effort at promoting cassava processing with the completion and handing over of newly constructed facilities for...

Dangote launches rice out-growers scheme in Jigawa

In a move to reduce Nigeria’s food import, Dangote group recently launched an 8,000- hectare rice Out-Growers’ scheme in Jigawa state, Nigeria with the...

Great Plains Accushot system automatically applies fertilizer to furrows

Corn, Soyabeans and other commodity prices are continue to decline as against the rising cost of inputs, it is imoerative to develop new farming...

CBN agrees 5% lending rate to farmers – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had agreed to five per cent interest...

Lending Rate to Nigerian farmers and manufacturers at 23 %

Banks’ average lending rate to Nigerian manufacturers, farmers and agro processors is 22.5 percent, according to the latest data compiled by the Manufacturers Association...

Kenya partners Dutch Government to Boost Agric Output

Kenya’s agriculture sector, which currently contributes 15 percent to the country’s GDP, is set to increase its output with the country’s planned collaboration with...