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Food sufficiency: Gov. Ayade launches ‘Ogoja rice, yam flour’, others Sunday

Food sufficiency: Gov. Ayade launches ‘Ogoja rice, yam flour’, others Sunday

Okwe Obi, Abuja In a bid to increase food sufficiency in the country, Cross River State governor, Benedict Ayade will, on Sunday, launch ‘Ogoja rice, yam flour, cassava flour, beans, tomatoes paste,’ all produced in the state. Other dignitaries expected to attend include the senator representing Ogoja/Yala Senatorial District, Dr. Rose Oko and Jarigbe Agom, […]
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Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh begs traders

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment. “Sniper is very dangerous; people also use carbide to […] …

FG brainstorms to tackle post-harvest crop losses

FG brainstorms to tackle post-harvest crop losses

Okwe Obi and Mark Blessing, Abuja The Federal Government, on Wednesday, brainstormed on palliative measures to introduce to reduce post harvest of crops like yam, beans, cassava and potatoes across the country. Director General of Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Prof. Olufemi Peters, disclosed this at the First West and Central Africa Post-Harvest Congress […]
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