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Farmers in Nigeria, Tanzania to benefit from AKILIMO

Scientists are making progress to expand the prediction coverage of AKILIMO to five regions in Tanzania and nine states in Nigeria. Once completed, farmers in the regions will have access to site-specific recommendations on agronomic practices in cassava farming systems. Developed by the African Cassava Agronomy

Ogun targets 50,000 farmers to boost agricultural production

The Ogun State Government says it is targeting no fewer 50,000 people, mostly youth, to benefit from its various agricultural projects in the state. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Adeola Odedina, disclosed this during the flag off of the second phase of the state’s broiler

Nigeria doing poorly in agric research — Senate President

Nigeria is doing poorly in agricultural research despite the country’s high poverty level and and food insufficiency, the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, has said. The senate president said this on Thursday as the Senate considered a bill that seeks to amend the Agricultural Research and

Cowpea: Nigeria to come out of EU ban in 2021

The Cowpea and Beans Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has begun plans that will see Nigeria export quality beans to the European market, as the ban placed on the country is expected to be lifted by 2021. The National President of the association,

‘Agribusiness Expo to Boost Export Potential of Local Farmers’

The Agribusiness Innovation Conference and Expo 2020 (AGRICON 2020) will among other things boost the export potential of Nigerian farmers and agri-preneurs through provision of linkage opportunities with international markets and improved awareness on modern farming techniques, organizers have said. The Managing Director, Agribusiness Innovation