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IFAD—VCDP SEEKS MORE TRACTORS FOR ITS YOUTHS FARMERS

Ogbu Sunday ,Abakaliki The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)—assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has called for the provision of more tractors for its youth farmers in Ebonyi state. The Rural Institution Gender Youth Mainstreaming Officer (RIGMO) of IFAD---VCDP Mrs Fransisca Anya said this during a knowledge sharing and networking

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Heritage Bank joins CBN in agric finance

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in line with its developmental functions and in collaboration with  the federal government and banks has established various agricultural schemes as a way of bridging the funding gap. Such interventions include the Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS), Commercial Agriculture Development Programme (CADP), the Interest

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Sniper-treated beans: CPC advises consumers to parboil beans before consumption

  The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), yesterday, advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient enquiries before engaging in purchases. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), CPC’s Director General, Babatunde Irukera, in a statement, gave the advice on the heels of information that had gone

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