NIRSAL Secures Financing From Banks To Boost Poultry, Cocoa Export-Brand Spur Nigeria

NIRSAL Secures Financing From Banks To Boost Poultry, Cocoa Export

The Poultry and Cocoa Value Chains in Cross River State have received a much-needed boost that is expected to generate significant gains for the...
Low-Income Food-Deficit Countries (LIFDCs)

Four Facts About Soaring Consumer Food Prices

...By Christian Bogmans, Andrea Pescatori, and Ervin PriftiRising world food prices for producers are making headlines and causing concerns among the public. The most recent data show...
Food security: Agency Trains Agric. Extension Workers In Kaduna-Brand Spur Nigeria

Food Security: Agency Trains Agric. Extension Workers In Kaduna

The Kaduna Agricultural Development Agency (KADA) has trained its extension workers on modern food preservation to curb food waste in the state.Abubakar Bayero, General...
AFEX Partners SWAgCo To Promote Production Of Staple Crops-Brand Spur Nigeria

AFEX Partners SWAgCo To Promote Production Of Staple Crops

AFEX has partnered with South-West Agriculture Company (SWAgCo), and the Ogun State Government for the development of five thousand hectares (5000 ha.) for the...
Governor Abiodun Emerges Best Governor In Agriculture-Brand Spur Nigeria

Governor Abiodun Emerges Best Governor In Agriculture

The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has once again won the Governor of The Year Award in Agriculture.The governor, who emerged tops in the...
Food And Agriculture Organization Launches Green Cities Action Programme-Brand Spur Nigeria

FAO Launches New Online Course To Capacitate Poultry Farmer Field School Facilitators And Master...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its Virtual Learning Centre for Southern Africa (SFS-VLC) recently launched an online course...

Iraq Purchases U.S. Rice for the First Time in Nearly Two Years

In July 2021, Iraq purchased 120,000 tons of U.S. long-grain rice (though it has not yet shipped), the first purchase since 2019. The United...
Oilseed GDP

Tight Canada Rapeseed Supplies Impact Global Oilseeds Markets

Hot and dry conditions for much of the Canadian Prairies have significantly impacted rapeseed production this growing season. The 2021 production forecast is reduced...
Sterling Bank Farmers’ Radio

Sterling Bank Farmers’ Radio to Improve Access to Credit

Sterling Bank Plc has said that its farmers’ radio will improve access to credit for smallholder farmers while broadening their skills. The 2021 edition of Nigerian...
food prices

Global food prices decline in July – Report

5 August 2021 - Global food prices fell in July for the second consecutive month, according to a benchmark United Nations report released today. The FAO...
Agriculture GDP inflation rate

Agriculture: Sustained growth amidst perennial bottlenecks

The agriculture sector remains a key interest sector in Nigeria’s plans to diversify its economy. Despite increased interventions from policymakers, the sector’s output has...
FG Hails WACOT’s Certifications to Export Organic Sesame Globally

FirstBank backs WACOT’s Rice Mill expansion project

FirstBank of Nigeria has affirmed its support for the expansion plans of WACOT Limited, a subsidiary of TGI Group, as the company prepares to...