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US, Nigeria Partner To Fight Bird Flu

US, Nigeria Partner To Fight Bird Flu

US, Nigeria Partner To Fight Bird Flu

As part of moves to prevent further spread of bird flu in Nigeria, the United States, US has through its Agency for International Development, USAID, sponsored the training of relevant stakeholders on how best to control the disease in the country. Apart from a similar workshop held in Kano State recently, about 160 people from…

FG distributes Cash To Agric Cooperative Societies

  In order to boost agricultural production in Nigeria, the Federal Government has distributed N2.2bn to the 444 agricultural-based cooperative societies in 148 local government areas out of the 774 LGs in the country. The three agricultural-based cooperative societies selected from each of the 148 LGAs received N500, 000 each for group agricultural activities, for…
Paul Ilona, Harvest Plus Country manager, IITA,Ibadan, Oyo State

HarvestPlus Tackles Violence with Diet

[caption id="attachment_2264" align="alignleft" width="230"] Paul Ilona, Harvest Plus Country manager, IITA,Ibadan, Oyo State[/caption]   To reduce crime rate and violence in Nigeria, HarvestPlus Nigeria, a research institute, is set to spread its Hidden Hunger campaign across the states in the country. Paul Ilona, country manager of the institute, disclosed that lack of vitamin A deters…
Kayode Fayemi

Exploring the Next Frontier

Eager to harness its resources for food security and economic growth, the Ekiti State government recently held an AgriBusiness Forum in Akure, the state capital As an experienced farmer, Sunday Osanyilusi knows the importance and place of fertiliser in ensuring a good yield. But beyond such knowledge, year in, year out, he had watched helplessly…
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