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Population Growth: Stakeholders Task Government on Livestock Development

As the population of Nigeria continues to improve, participants at a one-day workshop have identified tax reduction, livestock census, capacity building, and adequate security as panaceas to improve livestock development in the country. They took the position at a conference organized by the Oyo state Agricultural  Development Agency, OYSADA with the theme: Developing Continue Reading
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Explore benefits in mushroom – Farmers

Mushroom has immense health  benefits as well as potential for job creation. President,  Pacesetter Mushroom Association, Mrs Stella Oladipo made the revelation during the road walk from Bodija to Aleshinloye Market in Ibadan. Mrs Oladipo who led the road walk, explained that the excercise was aimed at creating more awareness on the benefits of mushroom. […]Continue Reading
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Ondo Partners Netherlands on Fish Production

Ondo State Government Is To Train About One Hundred Aquapreneurs in the Blue Revolution Fish Value Chain Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu represented by the  Deputy Governor, Lucky Ayedatiwa made this known while flagging off the blue Revolution fish value chain training for participants in Akure.  The Governor said the project was to improve fish value chain […]Continue Reading
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FG empowers 109 Rice Farmers in Ogun

One hundred and nine rice farmers affected by the COVID -19 pandemic in Ogun state have been empowered with free inputs by the Federal Government Value Chain Development Programme. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Muhammed Abubakar while flagging-off the exercise tagged the IFAD COVID-19 pandemic Rural Poor Stimulus Facility at Odeda Local government […]Continue Reading
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Local Processing of Oil Palm

Palm oil is common edible product derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms. It is valued domestically for cooking food including soup, beans, porridge, and a vital ingredient in food manufacturing, beauty products and as biofuel. Global reliance on palm oil is underscored by the steady rise in its […]Continue Reading
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Experts Harp On Making Cocoa Beans Competitive In The World Market

The Executive Director, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, CRIN, Dr Patrick Adebola says, farmers in Nigeria must embrace modern methods of cultivation to make their Cocoa beans competitive in the international market. He stated this in Osogbo, during a day training organised for selected farmers in Osun State in collaboration with the Nigeria Export Promotion […]Continue Reading