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CAVA donates gari processing factory to Oyo college

CAVA donates gari processing factory to Oyo college

The Cassava Adding Value for Africa (CAVA) II has donated a garri processing factory worth N16 million to Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OYSCATECH), Igboora. The College Provost, Prof Gbemiga Adewale, said the donation was facilitated by CAVA II project Country Co-ordinator, Prof Lateef Sanni, who doubles as Chairman, Governing Council of theRead More …

US to support veteran farmers, ranchers with $9.4m

Delta LG polls: Omoun wins PDP chairmanship ticket in Patani

THE United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made known its plans to issue a $9.4 million in grants to provide enhanced training, outreach and technical assistance to underserved veteran farmers and ranchers. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue […]
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Agric extension officers are key players in mobilisation machinery —Oladunni

Palmira, Lepacious Bose, others extol inner beauty at IBOR

EXECUTIVE director, Agriculture and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin, Dr. Olufemi Oladunni, has reiterated the importance of agriculture extension officers in nation’s agricultural development. Oladunni stated this during the flag off of a weeklong […]
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Breading albino rats: Easy way of earning income

Breading albino rats: Easy way of earning income

Presently, many Nigerian youths are unemployed and are in search of white-collar jobs. But there are so many innovative ways to be self employed and make money through animal farming. However, job seekers in Nigeria today can succeed in overcoming the challenges of poverty and unemployment through micro, small and medium scale rat breeding. One […]
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Defence Ministry Staff, FarmKonnect in $460,000 partnership for Snail Village project

THE Ministry of Defence Staff Agricultural Cooperative Society (MODACS), has entered a partnership with FarmKonnect Nigeria worth $460,000 towards accomplishing Igbeja Snail Village project, in Okemesi, Ekiti State. The projected Igbeja Snail Village is to […]
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Global food prices drop amid robust supplies

Global food prices drop amid robust supplies

World food prices slipped last month, with only sugar posting a rise, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said. FAO’s  food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 165.4 points last month. The FAO Food Price Index declined 1.4 percent from August and isRead More …

5 million Nigerian farmers to get USAID support

NOT less than five million farmers in Nigeria will receive assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to boost their farming business. Making this known was the team leader of the Feed […]
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