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Ondo Approves N3bn for RAAMP

By Isaac Afolabi The Ondo State Executive Council has approved the sum of N3.47 billion counterpart funds for the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project , RAAMP Commissioner for Energy, Mines and Mineral Resources, Mr Razaq Obe and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Strategy, Mr Olugbenga Omole announced this in Akure. Our […]Continue Reading
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Stop the killing, trading of the Pangolin – Professor Morenikeji

By Rotimi Famakin As the world commemorates this year’s Wildlife Day, Nigerians have once again been advised to eschew the killing and trading of the pangolin. A expert in pangolin conservation and protection and former Director, Zoological Garden, University of Ibadan, Professor Olajumoke Morenikeji, stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Ibadan. Professor […]Continue Reading
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Farm Settlements Come Alive in Ogun

By Olusegun Folarin Ogun State Government has approved the revitalization of the farm settlements, to attract more youths to farming and to further boost the state’s food production status. The commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr Bolu Owootomo announced this while speaking with Radio Nigeria in Abeokuta. Mr Owootomo, who noted that a team […]Continue Reading
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NDE Empowers 55 Agripreneurs

By Olusegun Folarin Fifty-five beneficiaries of the Community Based Agricultural Empowerment Scheme of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, in Ogun State have been provided with funds to operate off-farm enterprises.  The farmers were also trained in Agricultural Value Chain activities, including production, storage, processing, preservation and packaging under the Continue Reading
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Chinese Researchers Develop AI Tech to Interpret Animal Social Behaviour

By Olaolu Fawole A Chinese research team has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that addresses crucial challenges in accurately detecting animal social behaviour, according to the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The most difficult part of multi-animal social behaviour analysis is to distinguish between Continue Reading