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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

Nigerian government boosts Kogi farmers with assorted inputs to mitigate coronavirus impact

The distribution of farm inputs was made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono, at the Ministry’s Warehouse at Okene road, Lokoja in Kogi State as contained in a statement signed by the Director, Information, Theodore Ogaziechi, which include a variety of seeds; cashew, sesame, soybeans, and tomatoes.
Brazil hopes to increase its agricultural exports to China, Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias has said.

Brazil’s agribusiness eager to boost exports to China – minister

Brazil hopes to increase its agricultural exports to China, Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias has said.
The Poultry Association of Nigeria has warned that the country may face starvation in 2021 due to the lockdown across the nation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigeria may face famine in 2021 – farmers

The Poultry Association of Nigeria has warned that the country may face starvation in 2021 due to the lockdown across the nation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this in a statement on Sunday night.

APC raps ex-VP Atiku Abubakar over comment on economic diversification

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna, AGRA review agriculture development policy to boost food security

Kaduna State Government says it is reviewing its Agriculture Development Policy to scale up stakeholders’ participation in production, processing and marketing of products to enhance food security.
Climate change threatens food supplies if extreme weather conditions hit more than one grain-producing region at a time, scientists warned Monday.

Climate change threatens food supplies

A team from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) based in Austria said climate change not only resulted in higher temperatures but is also producing more severe climatic events such as drought, heatwaves and floods.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Federal government will welcome Russia’s agribusiness in Nigeria – minister

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

CropIT, IITA to launch Nigeria’s first digital advisory agric platform

CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 23, 2019 in New York City. The three major U.S. stock indexes ended lower, being their fourth consecutive week with some declines. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images-AFP

US-China trade war worsens as Donald Trump slams Beijing

The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy.

US, Nigeria sign new pact on food security

The United States of America and Nigeria have signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year plan to improve food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

Bauchi to introduce soybeans in school feeding programme

The Bauchi State Government says it will introduce soybeans into its school feeding program to increase the nutritional value and ensure healthy living among the 600,000 beneficiaries across the state.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump urges China to remove tariffs on US agricultural products

US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Full text of President Buhari’s election broadcast

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.

Samuel Ortom: Herdsmen have set my rice farm on fire

Over 20,000 hectares of rice farm belonging to Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom have been set ablaze by suspected herdsmen in Tse-Adorogo, Mbabeagh, Nzorov, Guma Local Government Area.
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Presidency lists 64 achievements of Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie, disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Sixty Four Achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in Agricultural Sector’, made available on her Facebook page.
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Donald Trump’s trade beef with China may backfire on meat

A key objective of President Donald Trump’s trade war is to pressure Beijing to “buy American”, but when it comes to millions of dollars of US meat imports, China may simply take its business elsewhere.

How central bank supported 400,000 farmers, 1.2 million indirect jobs with Anchor Borrower

Four hundred thousand farmers have so far been supported financially and technically to grow 12 crops under the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
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Donald Trump accuses China of targeting American farmers

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of targeting American farmers in a “vicious” way and using them as leverage to get concessions on trade.

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