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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.

NIRSAL to train banks on agric value chain financing

The Nigerian Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural lending (NIRSAL) has mapped out modalities to train Agriculture Desk Officers of commercial banks and other key stakeholders in Value Chain Finance so as to guarantee food sufficiency in Nigeria.

Research institute trains farmers on horticultural practices in Ebonyi

The National Horticulture Research Institute (NAHORT) has trained farmers drawn from various communities in Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on three key areas of food crop production based on horticulture value chain.

Army worm: Farmers advised against planting with early rains

The Southeast Regional Director, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Mr Nnamdi Ibezim, has advised farmers not to rush into planting of maize with the onset of the early rains.

Federal govt, Ebonyi strike deal to promote agric production

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has concluded plans to enhance the agricultural production output of farmers in Ebonyi State through its Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE) programme.

FAO, Agric ministry distribute farm machinery to farmers in Ebonyi

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Friday distributed farm machinery to nine groups in Ebonyi.

Poultry farmers in Kogi to get N4.2 million loan each for egg production

Poultry farmers in Kogi are to get N4.2 million loan each for egg production under the Federal Government’s National Egg Production (NEGPRO) Scheme.

Federal govt to engage 2m youths, 997,500 women through LIFE programme – report

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) says it will engage 1.9 youths and 997,500 women through its Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises (LIFE) programme.

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