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...

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....

Lagos Urges Ofada Rice Farmers to Rebrand, Improve Quality

Lagos Urges Ofada Rice Farmers to Rebrand, Improve Quality Ofada Rice Farmers have been urged by the Lagos State Government to rebrand the produce to improve market visibility and global acceptance. State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, made the...

Tanzania, Stakeholders commit in agriculture share in global trade

The government of Tanzania and private sector have announced a commitment in enhancing share of global trade in agriculture.  Prof Siza Tumbo, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture said the move aims to benefit of the smallholder farmers who...

Nigeria: FG, BOA Sign MoU on Public Service Entrepreneurship Programme

The federal government and the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the Federal Public Service Entrepreneurship Programme on agriculture. Through the MoU signed with the Managing Director of BOA, Alwan Ali...