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Raise food production, agricultural investment to match population growth, U.S. tells FG

The United States Consul General, Mr John Bray, on Friday called for the modernisation of the local economy particularly the agricultural sector to meet Nigeria’s population growth and development. Bray made the remark at the African Food and Products Exhibition and Conference (AFPE) organised by the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC)

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Weather and Climate Data Produced by Nimet are Critical for Combating Climate Change, NiMet DG says

    The Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Sani Abubakar Marshi  has said that Weather and Climate Data Produced by Nimet are Critical for Combating Climate Change. Prof Marshi said this at the 2018 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) report during the presentation and unveiling of the 2017 Nigerian Climate

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Council of state approves $1bn to boost agriculture, economic diversification

    The Council of State on Thursday approved a fresh one billion dollars to further boost the nation’s agricultural sector, Gov. Ibikumle Amosun of Ogun, has disclosed. Amosun, briefing the State House Correspondents after the council’s meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, expressed hope that the amount would enhance the Federal Government’s

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Cattle Colony: Bello speaks on ‘friendship’ with Fulani herdsmen, says Kogi will become Holland 

  Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, says the state will soon be like Holland of Nigeria in terms of dairy milk production and other livestock products for other states to patronise. Bello said this at the Kogi State Agriculture Summit, tagged: “Moving Agriculture To The Next Level”, on Friday in Lokoja. “In Holland,

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Nigerian govt says there is enough food stock to address shortages in 2018

  The Federal Government said on Sunday that it had stocked enough food to address possible shortages in some states in 2018. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the disclosure in Katsina. The minister spoke at the Joint International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)/Federal Government 2nd Supervision Mission

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