AfDB launches Green Revolution platform for SMEs

The African Development Bank’s incoming Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, Dr. Beth Dunford, and Director for Agricultural Finance and Rural Infrastructure...

Dangote’s $2b fertilizer plant pushes out 120 trucks daily

Excites Northern marketers, farmers Group Executive Director, (Strategy, Capital Projects & Portfolio Development) · Dangote Industries Limited,  Devakumar  Edwin, revealed to the press over...

Banker-turned-poultry farmer becomes champion for agriculture

“If we must satisfy Africa’s food security with our growing population, then there must be high commercialization of agriculture. That is modern farming.” –...

FG approaches NASS for $1.2bn agric loan approval

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed has disclosed that the Federal Government was seeking the approval of the National Assembly (NASS) for $1.2 billion loan...

Dangote distributes tomato seeds to 5,000 Kano farmers

Dangote Tomato Processing Company has commenced distribution of tomato seeds to 5000 farmers in Kano, for the coming dry season farming. The distribution of the...

COVID-19-impact: Time to prioritize investments in food systems

By Wambui Gichuri) World Food Day 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization, but celebrations this 16 October...

FG to clamp down on illegal fertilizer manufacturers, others

It is now forbidden for anyone to go into fertilizer business in Nigeria, without registering with the FISSD. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural...

Kano Agro, Dantata Foods partner to boost production

Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project has expressed its readiness to collaborate with Dantata Foods and Allied Products Ltd for improved agricultural value chains, according...

Dangote’s $2bn fertilizer plant set for February start

Dangote Group’s fertilizer plant, now under construction in Nigeria’s biggest city of Lagos, will be ready to start production next year, according to Saipem...

AfDB approves $1.5m emergency grant to curb desert locusts in East Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday approved a $1.5 million emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the...

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