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Nigeria spends $60m annually on fish import –FG

The Federal Government has said that the country spends over $60 million on fish importation annually. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, disclosed the sum when he played host to the Ambassador of Nether- lands, Marion Kappeyne. Ogbeh, in a statement signed by the Deputy Director of Information, Oluwakemi Ogunmakinwa,

Nestle trains 30,000 Nigerian farmers

In its effort towards sourcing 100 percent of its raw materials locally, Nestle Nigeria, in partnership with the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC), said it has trained more than 30,000 farmers on resilient millet/sorghum farming systems in the last two years. Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager of Nestle Nigeria, Victoria Uwadoka,

Nigeria Seeks Closer Agriculture Tie With Pakistan

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ashimiyu A Olaniyi has called for stronger agriculture and research collaboration between Nigeria and Pakistan to ensure food security and rural development. The Commission made the call when he visited the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, UAF, on Friday and called on UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar