Zambia targets 1 mln farmers on fertiliser subsidy

To compensate for the 25% loss in maize and output of other crops last season, Zambia has maintained the number of beneficiaries of the fertilizer Support Programme in the 2022/23 season to bolster production, says agriculture minister Reuben Mtolo. Last year,...

Agriculture Contributed 23.3% To National GDP In Q2 – Abubakar

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar has revealed that the sector topped the chart in a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), of seven sectors identified to have contributed to Nigeria’s economy in the second quarter of...

NATIP To Enhance Food, Nutrition Security – Agric Minister 

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar said that the National Agricultural Technology and Innovation Policy (NATIP) 2022 – 2027 will boost agribusiness undertakings geared towards achieving food and nutrition security. The minister...

Back to our roots with organic farming

September is Heritage Month and what can take us back to our roots more than agriculture? For over 12 000 years, humans have tilled the land, growing food to feed families, communities and entire countries. Along the way, it has become a multi-million dollar industry...