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Federal Government To Empower Youths With N59.7bn Agriculture Scheme

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says that the Federal Government would launch N59.7 billion Youth-In-Agriculture Scheme in September. Director-General, IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ibadan. read more from here:

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Recession: Experts advise FG not to lay all emphasis on agriculture

An agriculturist, James Idahosa says the Federal Government should develop the manufacturing sector concurrently with agriculture in enhancing the success of its diversification agenda. Idahosa said this in Abuja on Thursday that agricultural production must necessarily be accompanied with a functional processing and manufacturing sector. Read more at:

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ABU, Hungary To Generate 1.3 Tonnes Liquid Fertilizer Annually

By Chika Okeke: The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has entered into an agreement with a Hungarian company Agrar-Biothanol to produce 1,333 tonnes of liquid organic fertilizer and 2.66 million litres of ethanol annually as well as 1.2mw electricity. When completed, the electricity produced would cater for thirty percent of the university’s

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Unlocking Nigeria’s Agriculture Value Chain through Innovation

Given agriculture’s share of the country’s GDP, revolutionalising the sector has become imperative to trigger overall economic growth, writes Nume Ekeghe Agriculture has been projected as one of the major driving forces of Africa’s economic resurgence, complimented by a growing interest in the continent’s natural resources. Over 60 percent of the

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Agricultural Revolution: Nigeria to train 120 on fabrication of agro-machines

WorldStage Newsonline-- The Federal Government of Nigeria has committed to train 120 persons on the fabrication of agro-processing machines in order to boost agricultural revolution in the country. About 60 of the male trainees had completed their theoretical and practical courses on fabrication of the relevant Machines at National Center for

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Young entrepreneur strikes gold in fish farming

Catfish business is helping young Nigerians to earn extra income and put more food on the table, as typified by Abiodun Eniola, who runs a fishery business, raising catfish. DANIEL ESSIET reports. If there is an entrepreneur recording success in fisheries business, Abiodun Eniola is one. Life has changed dramatically for him

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