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December 19, 2017
Over 70 per cent of small-holder farmers are engaged in cassava production. A non-governmental organisation, African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), is striving to ensure that commercial cassava farming is enhanced with mechanisation, DANIEL ESSIET writes. Cassava is used for many things: Food, feed, ethanol and other industrial uses. Besides, it has a lot of derivatives....
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The Federal Government’s goal is to achieve 500,000 million metric tons (mt) of cocoa through the rehabilitation of old plantations, expansion programmes and best agricultural practices. Some development partners have joined the government‘s campaign to restore Nigeria to its past glorious position through empowerment programmes, reports DANIEL ESSIET. When President Muhammadu Buhari urged cocoa stakeholders...
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The Federal Government has been charged to provide employment through agri-preneurship. The Dean, School of Agriculture, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Kehinde Olushola Babatunde, gave the charge at a forum organised by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Isolo branch. Babatunde, who was guest speaker, said for this to be achieved, government should encourage entrepreneurship in...
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I woke up two days ago and accessed my emails as usual, and was confronted by a story emailed to me by a young friend, a story concerning our country, Nigeria. The story was so shocking that I immediately went into a serious act of prayer for Nigeria. The story says that “According to the...
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Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and the 9th most populous country in the world. With an estimated population of 150 million, one in every five Africans is a Nigerian. The country has been undergoing explosive population growth and has one of the highest growth and fertility rates in the world. By UN estimates, Nigeria...
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Poverty-in-NigeriaA United Nations, UN, report on Nigeria’s Common Country Analysis, CCA, has described the country as one of the poorest and unequal country in the world, with over 80m of her population living below poverty line. This was as the report revealed that the country was deeply divided on the basis of plurality of ethnic,...
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Despite its vast oil riches and impressive economic growth, Nigeria has struggled to lift its people out of poverty over the past three decades. That fact stands out in the World Bank’s 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals, which shows that 35 million more Nigerians were living in extreme poverty in 2013 than in 1990....
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No fewer than 112million Nigerians now live below poverty level as global poor hits one billion mark. According to the latest poverty report by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, about 112 million Nigerians (representing 67.1 per cent) of the country’s total population of 167million. Meanwhile as the world yesterday marked International Day for Eradication...
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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is to join the Federation of Agriculture Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN) to raise cocoa production to 1.2 metric tonnes yearly. FACAN President, Dr Victor Iyama told The Nation that the Minister, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at a meeting with the group in Abuja promised to give out...
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