“You also find out that some of these importers import all kinds of substandard tomato pastes that can be hazardous to the public,”
“Now, a bag is sold at N8,000 here, but in Katsina metropolis, Maiaduwa or Charanchi, within the same state, it is sold above N9,000,”
“Many of us who heeded calls by the Federal Government in the last three years for private intervention in the oil palm industry are at the risk of losing billions invested in the sector."
A strange disease is ravaging many tomato farms in Jigawa State, raising fears about scarcity and the resultant high cost of the produce.
The President used the occasion to highlight the successes achieved by the administration through the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP.
“We aim at making Nigeria farmers beneficiaries of latest technology especially those who could not afford to travel abroad.
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Agriculture, has organised a one-day sensitisation programme aimed at boosting agricultural production especially at the grassroots.
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AFT Coordinator Jonas Chianu said the Fund provided grants that enabled SMEs to conduct project preparation studies to eliminate barriers to take-off, thereby developing a pipeline of bankable projects.
Mr. Obinna Nwachukwu, Ebonyi Commissioner for Finance, promised that the state government would continue to support IFAD-VCDP with the payment of the outstanding counterpart fund payments.
Amid increasing demand for coffee among younger Chinese, penetrating the emerging coffee market has become a major priority of Ethiopian coffee producers and exporters.
Olam, through its subsidiary, Crown Flour Mills, currently owns over five million shares of DFM and is bidding to take over the entire company.
According to the President, a top priority of his administration is to ensure that the efforts of hardworking Nigerian farmers are respected.
“Already, we have a team of engineers from China and Spain from where we purchased the equipment. They are on ground to perform the installations once the civil works is completed.”