Nigeria: Edo state addresses land issue for smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers in Edo state have little or no access to land. The Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has taken this into consideration and has decided to address the issue. He established a 13-member committee to stabilize policies and programmes relating to...

FMARD Trains Cashew Farmers on Improved Practices

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has trained stakeholders in the Edo State’s cashew value chain on post-harvest handling. The one-day training was facilitated by the ministry’s cashew value chain department. The stakeholders were...

Obaseki Flags Off N-CARES Programme in support of EDO farmers.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Thursday, flagged off the Nigeria Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (N-CARES) programme to support over 12,494 smallholder farmers across the state with farm inputs. During the event which was held in...

FG Boosts Agric Extension Services, Trains 40 Agents in Edo

FG Boosts Agric Extension Services, Trains 40 Agents in Edo The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has trained no fewer than forty extension agents on extension tools and methodologies in selected agricultural value chains in Edo state....