‘The decision is a welcomed development. We have seen our farm produce wasting away while waiting to get approval for importation. The decision of the bankers committee and the CBN will ensure that.."
“Extension service has a crucial role to play in reviving the agricultural sector in the country.
Countries covered by the agreement include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Mali.
“Risks include drought conditions that could curtail agricultural output, especially if the country’s grain-growing counties are affected,” the bank said.
According to the Senate, the bill when passed into law, will give the required legal framework for mechanized farming in the.....
“Wheat production in Africa is currently characterised by low yields, high susceptibility to diseases, and poor end-user quality due to the use of poor quality seed with low genetic potential.
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“Investors in Nigeria have made enormous financial commitment in the rice sub-sector. “Unfortunately, the only threat to the industry’s total development is smuggling."
A statement signed and released by the NAQS spokesperson, Dr Nwodo said that the agency did not demand or exact charges outside the approved fees under any circumstance, as it charges less than that amount for a full 20-feet container.
Osinbajo claimed that the next level in the agricultural sector would be extending agricultural credits more extensively, “especially to farmers in the south.”
“Within a period of seven months, it is good to see that staff have moved into the laboratory and almost all the laboratories are in operation which is a good development."
“we already have partners that will buy their produce no matter how huge it is. The fear of who will buy is no longer there."
“The best way to assist Nigerians is through GES where a peasant farmer gets two bags of fertilisers, improved seeds and chemicals at half the market value.
“Nigerians should expect a boast in the activities that we have undertaken under the ABP in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)."
The 3-day conference, which holds from 7th to 10th April at the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC), is expected to gather extension professionals from .....