Communities in Boki and Akamkpa Local Government Areas of Cross River said stray gorillas and elephants are posing risk to them and their means of livelihood.
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The Association of Northern Agricultural and Allied Commodities Practitioners (ANAACOP) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has inaugurated farmers programmable money agro e-Naira engagement.
The Abia State Project Coordinating Office of the Lifelihood Improvement Family Enterprises for Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) has commenced selection of another set of beneficiaries for its agribusiness project.
The Poultry Farmers Association of Nigeria (PAN) said its members lost more than N30 billion worth of over 15 million crates of eggs due to the effect of Naira scarcity in the country.
The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT), an agricultural development program, has developed improved seed variety to accelerate wheat production in Nigeria.
The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Kabiru Bala, has described his institution as a pacesetter in agricultural biotechnology, saying that the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) successfully developed and released the first Genetically Modified (GM) crop in Nigeria for commercial cultivation.
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has blamed the hike in the price of eggs on cash scarcity and the rising cost of raw materials.
The National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, Niger State has advised farmers not to rush into planting with the first rain.
“We are a nation where hunger is prevalent and our choices of what to eat or not to eat is limited. It is good to have food available for the people let them decide if they want to eat it or not because it is GMOs,” the Bishop said.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that it has recovered N503 billion, representing 52.39 percent, of loans under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).