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TraderMoni gets UN applaud as program reaches 300,000 new beneficiaries.

Micro credit interventions by the Federal Government has been applauded by the International community as over 300,000 thousand beneficiaries have been recorded on its TraderMoni and GEEP programs recently. Speaking at the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women, the Executive Director of the Micro Enterprise Division of the …

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Agribusiness: Experts explore weed management options in Cassava production

Cassava production in Nigeria is often faced with a number of challenges including weather related problems, poor soil, land dilapidation, damage by livestock, danger imposed by excessive use of fertilizers, scarcity of cuttings, poor accessibility to markets, and certainly pests and diseases. Over the last decades, efforts have been made by …

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Agribusiness Sector: still under developed with room for more players. -Helen Emore, Business strategist and development Expert.

Business models are changing, demanding new thinking from industry leaders. Perhaps, against this backdrop, the need to explore various opportunities in the Agribusiness sector formed the highlights of a seminar organized recently by Scentia Consult Limited. Business Strategist and Development Expert Helen Emore, convener of the meeting while speaking to …

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Edo’s industrialization drive receives fresh push from China’s Belt, Road Initiative

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Zhou Pingjian, at the Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative and Production Capacity Cooperation between China and Nigeria, held in Lagos, to mark the Chinese New Year, on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Benin Industrial Park, Benin …

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Kano: Ministry set to revolutionize agriculture

The Ministry of Commerce, Kano State has proposed the Kano Agro-Industrial Revolution Project (KAIREP) as a solution for the transformation and growth of the state’s agricultural sector. According to the Ministry, KAIREP will implement the agric industrial transformation agenda of the state with a view to modernizing the traditional agricultural …

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Nigeria lauds $21b savings on Food importation

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products. According to the President, the new development has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency and resulted in saving over $21 billion. Buhari said with farmers’ commitment and the support given by the government, “in no distant future, …

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