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Microsoft partners with AGRA to support digital transformation in agriculture

The partnership between Microsoft and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), enabled through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, will enhance AGRA’s digital transformation agenda...

World Bank plans to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low carbon...

World Bank has set in motion plans to help Sub-Saharan economies achieve low carbon and climate-resilient outcomes. The bank released the Next Generation Africa Climate...

Nigeria to support small-scale farmers by injecting N600 billion as a...

The federal government has resolved to inject over N600 billion as a stimulus-response into the agriculture sector, targeting small scale farmers, to ensure food...

Minister assures ECOWAS that donations will be distributed to vulnerable populations

Nigeria Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri said the country had taken notice of the kind gesture by...

COVID-19 a blessing in disguise for local producers

As border closures make imported foods more expensive and harder to get, and political leaders rally support for the local agricultural economy, African consumers...

AU underscores the need for investment in potato farming Nigeria

African Union has released a statement underscoring the need for proper investment in the development of potato value-chain to boost Nigeria’s economy. Lugard Okonobo, Senior...

Belarus, Nigeria discuss agriculture cooperation

Belarus and Nigeria have discussed expansion of Belarus-Nigeria cooperation in agriculture. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Nigeria Vyacheslav Bril met with Minister...

Forest and Farm Producer Organisations demand inclusion In Critical Government And...

Forest and Farm Producer Organisations has appealed to the government to admit their presence in the decision-making process as to how to produce the...

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