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ABU develops remedy for tomato Ebola – Vice Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, says researchers in the institution have successfully developed a remedy for Tuta Absoluta, popularly called Tomato Ebola. Garba said this while responding to questions on the News Agency of Nigeria.

 Date Posted : 8/2/2016 10:56:21 AM

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Green Alternative: Agric Ministry launches e-agricultural portal to improve information access

The FMARD has launched an electronic agricultural portal to improve access to information on agriculture & entire value-chains. The Minister of State for Agric&RD, Dr. Heineken during Launch of E-Agric& inauguration of steering Council for the platform said ICT initiative meant

 Date Posted : 11/1/2016 12:41:52 PM

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The Green Alternative- Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP)-Prioritizing Crops

Nigeria is facing two key gaps in agriculture today: an inability to meet domestic food requirements and an inability to export at quality levels required for market success. Putting Nigeria’s agriculture sector on a path to growth will require actions to solve these two gaps.

 Date Posted : 11/4/2016 3:33:16 PM

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The key policy choices encapsulated in the APP are listed below. The matrix is organized along the 3 thematic categories: boosting productivity, intensifying role of private investors, and rebuilding the Ministry’s capacity to conduct its core regulatory roles.

 Date Posted : 11/23/2016 11:44:55 AM

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How to register small agri-businesses

Registering businesses seems to be a big deal for especially small Nigerian entrepreneurs who feel they would be extorted or required to provide documents that would be hard to provide.

 Date Posted : 12/31/2017 4:39:16 PM

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