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Farmers lament over closure of hotels

Babalola Seyi Farmers in the poultry and fishery industries are lamenting the continued closure of hotels , drinking joints and other entertainment spots where their products are sold. They say the situation is threatening their business . They also called on the Federal Government to revive the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme, an agricultural scheme that […]

AGRA invests $2.5 million in agri-business capital fund

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has invested its second tranche of $2.5 Million to boost the share capital of the Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund).The ABC Fund is an innovative initiative by AGRA, the European Commission through its EU-ACP agreement, the Luxemburg Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD)to support sustainable and […]

COVID-19: FG reduces price of fertilizer for farmers

The Federal Government has reduced the price of NPK fertilizer from N5,500 to N5,000 per 50kg bag, Gov. Muhamad Badaru of Jigawa, who is the Chairman, Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) has announced Badaru told newsmen on Wednesday in Dutse that the gesture was part of palliatives introduced by the Federal Government to cushion the effect […]

AFAN secures 150 tractors from FG

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria  (AFAN) has secured 150 tractors from the Federal Government to enhance farming activities across the country. The AFAN National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Abdulhafiz Alkali, disclosed this at a press conference in Gusau on Thursday. Alkali who is the Chairman of AFAN, Zamfara State  Chapter, said that the tractors were […]