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Federal government to establish agricultural equipment hiring enterprise

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to establish Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprises (AEHEs) across the 774 Local Government Areas of the country.

Minister Audu Ogbeh honours 30 staff for outstanding performance

In a bid to encourage hard work, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Audu Ogbeh, has awarded 30 staff of the ministry for outstanding performance.

Federal govt to partner FCWC members on fisheries, aquaculture

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Bukar Hassan, said harnessing the huge potential in fisheries and aquaculture will give an added impetus to the realisation of Nigeria’s objectives of wealth creation, food and nutritional security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Federal govt launches new climate change insurance for farmers

The Federal Government in collaboration with the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (ICTA), has launched an evidence-based insurance development roadmap for the agricultural sector particularly for small holder farmers in the country.

Fed govt may establish 15 more agric varsities

The federal government through the ministry of agricultural and rural development has expressed the desire to ensure Nigeria establishes 15 specialised universities of Agriculture in the next few years.

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