Declaration of the West African Peasants Seed Fair in Djimini

We, more than 400 people, in our capacity as members and supporters of the West African Peasants Seed Committee (WACS), represented by farmers (men, women and youth), farmers’ organisations, development NGOs, women’s groups, youth groups and research institutes from...

Labana Rice Mills granted land in Benin for rice production

Nigerian company, Labana Rice Mills has been granted 30,000 hectares of land by Benin Republic Government for the cultivation of rice in that country. The general manager of the company, Abdullahi Idris-Zuru, disclosed the report and said the company would, in 2022,...

Nigeria: Govt Set to Scale-Up Contribution From Livestock to GDP

The federal government has said plans have been concluded to scale up the contribution of livestock sub-sector to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, made the disclosure in Benin...