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FG sets up committee to implement climate-resilience project for farmers

    FG sets up committee to implement climate-resilience project for farmers

The federal government has inaugurated a 10-member committee to oversee the implementation of the  integrated development and adaptation to climate change in the Niger basin (PIDACC) project. The PIDACC project,

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Report: Climate change threatens coffee-growing regions

    Report: Climate change threatens coffee-growing regions

A research by Plos One, a scientific journal, says parts of the world suitable for growing coffee, cashews and avocados will change as global temperatures continue to rise. The research

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NiMet: Language barrier, traditional beliefs hindering weather information delivery to farmers

    NiMet: Language barrier, traditional beliefs hindering weather information delivery to farmers

Mansur Matazu, director-general of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), says traditional beliefs and language barrier are hindering the delivery of weather information to farmers.  Matazu spoke at a workshop organised

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Farmers’ association to boost food production through irrigation facilities, skill improvement

    Farmers’ association to boost food production through irrigation facilities, skill improvement

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says it is determined to assist farmers to boost food production capacity in the country. Farouk Mudi, president of AFAN, made this promise

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Climate Watch: Low rainfall hurting farmers in northern Nigeria

  Climate Watch: Low rainfall hurting farmers in northern Nigeria

Despite directly impacting our communities, health and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like

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Climate change: NiMet to disseminate weather alerts to women in rural areas

  Climate change: NiMet to disseminate weather alerts to women in rural areas

Mansur Matazu, director-general, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), says the dissemination of weather alerts to women in rural areas will soon

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DHQ: How troops are fighting banditry in north-west, north-central

  DHQ: How troops are fighting banditry in north-west, north-central

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says its troops have continued to subdue banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north-west

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Gunmen abduct four farmers in Ekiti, ‘demand N50m ransom’

  Gunmen abduct four farmers in Ekiti, ‘demand N50m ransom’

Gunmen have abducted four farmers in Ikosu-Ekiti, Moba LGA of Ekiti state. According to a resident, who preferred not to

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FG advocates timely information on fertiliser supply to boost farmers’ productivity

  FG advocates timely information on fertiliser supply to boost farmers’ productivity

Ernest Umakhihe, permanent secretary, ministry of agriculture and rural development, says accurate and timely fertiliser information is needed for implementation

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Rep accuses NIRSAL of diverting N105bn agric loans

  Rep accuses NIRSAL of diverting N105bn agric loans

The house of representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged diversion of N105 billion agricultural loans by the Nigeria Incentive-Based

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