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How to boost vegetable production for export

Vegetables are very nutritious crops widely cultivated and consumed by humans around the world. It has been recently reported that vegetable scarcity has hit the European Union (EU) countries due to bad weather, among other factors, which negatively affected production. Many stakeholders in the agricultural sector are of the opinion that this

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Anambra monarch to Ndigbo: Engage in agriculture now

The traditional ruler of Igbo Ukwu Kingdom in Aguata, Anambra State, Dr. Martin Ezeh, has called on Ndigbo to make agriculture their priority, as it was during the Eastern region, led by the late Dr. Michael Okpara. The monarch spoke at the weekend during the celebration of National New Yam Festival

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Chamber calls for return of marketing boards to boost agro-businesses

Mr Simon Asite, President, Warri Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (WACCIMA) has called for the establishment of Marketing Boards to add value to the agricultural produce. Asite made the call on Thursday during the 53rd Annual General Meeting/Luncheon of WACCIMA in Warri, Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports

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Kasali expresses NCAM’s readiness to train more youth in mechanised farming

Dr. Yomi Kasali, acting director, National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), Ilorin, has expressed the readiness of the centre to train and equip young farmers in response to the challenges of food needs of Nigeria. Kasali, yesterday, called for large scale introduction of modern seedlings into the nation’s agricultural sector, as

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ARSO to regulate farm produce standards

The African Organisation for Standardisation is set to regulate the standards of agricultural produce in Africa. A member of the ARSO Council and Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Paul Angya, who disclosed this, said the African body had set up new strategies to ensure that the standards of farm produce from

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