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Nigerian banks give only 4% of their loans to agriculture

Despite efforts by the Nigerian government to focus on agriculture and make it a mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Nigerian banks gave only 4.20 per…

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India, Africa Need To Work On Climate-Smart Agriculture: Experts

India, Africa need to work on climate-smart agriculture: Experts New Delhi, Jun 10 (UNI) Experts and dignitaries from India and Africa have laid emphasis on…

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Maize Farmers To Be Assisted By OCP, BoA

A fertiliser company, OCP Africa, is partnering Bank of Agriculture (BoA) to generate employment for low-income people in rural areas, writes DANIEL ESSIET reports. A…

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​Kenya elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies, aged 83

Kenyan elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died of cancer aged 83. She helped save the lives of more than 230 elephants – many of which…

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​Buhari working on affordability of rice for Nigerians – Gov. Bagudu

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and the Chairman, Presidential Taskforce on Rice and Wheat Production, has assured Nigerians of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s determination to…

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$9m training support for 4000 Kaduna female farmers

The United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Fund (UNSDGF) in partnership with the Roca Brothers has launched a $9million Model Training Programme to build the capacity…

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Kano takes action to recover N900m loans from rice farmers

The Government of Kano State has set up a nine-man committee to recover over N900 million given as loans to rice farmers under the Anchor…

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Empowerment of 7.9m Ethiopians to take place

The Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ethiopia, Mr Damene Darota, on Friday, stated that the ministry planned to assist and raise close to…

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FCT laments loss of 1.5m birds to avian flu influenza

The Agriculture and Rural Development Division of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)’s Administration has reported the loss of over 1.5 million birds to avian Influenza….

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