The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), said it will collaborate with the Federal Government to fight diseases associated with animals following two cases of anthrax reported in Nigeria.
Speaking on the appointment of former Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar, as the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, NAAJ President, Mr. Emmanuel Ogbonnaya, expressed optimism that the agricultural sector will now receive the needed direction it was lacking in reaching its true potential.
Lalong affirms that the event is in line with the objectives of the agriculture policy of the state.
Details of the agribusiness backward integration programmes (BIP) over the past decade, which was shared with the media recently, revealed strong inputs across the local agricultural landscape with valuable impact on the GDP and the national job creation drive.
The private company, El-Shukhur Multi-Buz Nigeria Limited, situated at 15, Jahun Quarters, Bauchi, was given eight weeks to deliver the project.
Ezeaja Ikemefuna, the Chief Information Officer, FMARD disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
The SG 2000 Country Director, Prof. Sani Ahmed-Miko, disclosed this while addressing Beten Royal Cooperative Women Goats Rearers at Beten village in Bekwara Local Government Area of Cross River on Thursday.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has embarked on a capacity building to equip farmers on best practices in pork production to meet the international market.