Agribusiness

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Firm woos investors in Ogoja rice value chain

231 ViewsBy: Kazeem Biriowo  An agriculture  firm, Santuscom Agro Hub  on Thursday, called for massive investments in rice farming through its crowd funding initiative to  mitigate against food insecurity. The …

Agro Funding

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CBN disburses over N500m to farmers in 3 months

224 ViewsBy: Bamidele Fashube The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it disbursed N539.8m loans to 3,161 farmers between January and March 2020. It said agricultural activities during the first …

Crops

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Ogun state harvests 125 hectares of Ofada rice

153 ViewsBy: Bamidele Fashube As part of its efforts to boost rice production, the Ogun State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and the state FGN/IFAD Assisted Value Chain Development …

Environment

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FEC approves national action plan on gender, climate change

94 ViewsBy: Bamidele Fashube The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, approved the National Action Plan on Gender and Climate change. The plan is expected to serve as a tool …

Climate Change

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ActionAid seeks speedy compensation for women farmers affected by flood

117 ViewsActionAid Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called on the Nigeria Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) to ensure speedy compensation for farmers, especially smallholder women farmers whose crops were affected …

Renewable Energy

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Post COVID-19:Why member countries should consider renewable energy alternative power sources-UN

355 ViewsFrom: Kazeem Biriowo The United Nations(UN) has called on member countries to prioritise renewable energy as alternative power source, saying it is not only cost effective, but would also …