Agriculture News


The Alfa Life Fertilisers International Limited has announced plans to revolutionise farming in the country. The company’s chief strategy communication officer, Unwana Sunday, disclosed this while addressing extension workers of the Plateau Agricultural Development Project PADP in Jos. He said the company intends to achieve this through strategic distribution of […]

Firm Plans to Revolutionise Agriculture in Plateau


Egypt’s former agriculture minister Salah El Din Mahmoud Helal will face trial on charges of corruption in a criminal court after prosecutors referred his case there, judicial sources said on Saturday. Helal was arrested in September on suspicion of taking bribes in return for land licenses, just minutes after resigning […]

Egypt: Former Agriculture Minister Faces Trial on Corruption Charges






Mr Kurt Seifarth, Regional Agricultural Counselor in Nigeria for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on Thursday restated his government’s commitment to supporting Nigeria in the development of her agriculture sector. Seifarth disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the sidelines of a one-day interactive conference […]

U.S Pledges More Support For Nigeria’s Agricuture Development



The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for its commitment to revolutionalising agriculture in the country. The commendation was given recently by an expert on Market Linkages and Value Chains Group Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division of the FAO, Ms Allison Loconto, during her […]

FAO Commends Nigeria’s Agricultural Revolution


Abuja – The Rivers State Government has encouraged organisations and entrepreneurs to take advantage of the favourable environment in the state and invest in mechanized agriculture. Officials said this would boost economic empowerment and enhance employment generation. Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Banigo, stated the just-held Green River Project (GRP) and 19th […]

Rivers Diversifies Economy to Boost Agriculture


Photo: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Bangladesh The winner of the 2015 World Food Prize, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, was recognized Thursday evening for his achievements in BRAC, formerly known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee. It ended a week of sessions and dignitaries that discussed the topics of world […]

World Food Prize Laureate Addresses Poverty and Women in Agriculture