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Thursday, January 17, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Assembly Approves N1.5bn Agric Loan

The Niger State House of Assembly has passed a resolution granting approval to the state government to access a N1.5bn facility for the implementation...

Farmer Lists Benefits Of Mushroom Cultivation

A mushroom farmer has said that the process of cultivating the product was one of the easiest way to earn a living as according to...

Cocoyam Cultivation And Food Security

Food is one of the people’s basic necessities of life and government’s recognition of this fact informs its strenuous efforts to always ensure that...

IITA Develops New Potato Variety

Empowering, Novel, Agri-Business Led, Employment, Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (ENABLE TAAT) has recently developed Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) species to tackle malnutrition...

Nigeria Spends N116bn On Palm Oil Importation

Notwithstanding the high exchange rate and its price, Nigeria has imported 450,000 tons of crude palm oil valued at N116.3billion ($323.1 million) since the...

Expert Lists Gains Of GMO Crops

An expert in plant genetics and lecturer in the Rivers State University, Prof. Michael Ogburia has dispelled views that Genetically Modified food (GMO) is...

Council Assures On Project Seed Policy Enhancement

The National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has assured the National Advisory Commission (NAC) of Seed Policy Enhancement in African Region (SPEAR) project of full...

Cleric Tasks Councils On Mechanised Farming

A cleric, Christopher Owolabi has urged the newly elected council chairmen in Kwara State to make mechanised farming their major preoccupation. Owolabi  told newsmen in Omu-Aran...

FADAMA lll: Ondo Earmarks Land For Cassava Farming

The FADAMA lll Additional Financing Progr-amme says it has approved the allocation of 91 hectares of land to cassava farmers in Ore, Ondo State,...

Firm, USAID Partner On Food Security

Chi Farms Limited and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have partnered to contribute to food security and small holder farm empowerment in...
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