Senate Passes Bill To Establish Nat. Agriculture Dev. Fund

The Senate has passed a bull to establish the National Agricultural Development Fund. The bill was passed on Wednesday following consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, while presenting the report, said the Fund was necessary to provide financial support for strategic […]

Lagos State Government Begins Training Of Agents On Food Security

Lagos State Government says, it is ready to prioritize and place more importance on its extension officers, to ensure that they are able to help farmers, to increase their yields and enhance productivity. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, made this known in Lagos on Tuesday, while declaring open a 5-Day Training Programme […]

Buhari Calls For Youth Inclusion In Agriculture

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, urged agencies involved in agriculture to prioritize inclusion of the youth in driving modern methods of farming. He said this at the inauguration of the National Young Farmers Scheme designed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, […]