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Modernisation in farming, promotes mechanisation— Echono

He does not come to you as an average Nigerian civil servant who commands enormous power as a Permanent Secretary. For Sonny Echono, the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, humility is the hallmark. In the course

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Agriculture bears major brunt of Natural disaster — Report

According to reports, agriculture bears the major brunt of natural disaster read what Vanguard news published on it; Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial

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Tomato paste importers are killing Nigerians — ERISCO Foods

How wholesome is that tomato paste you are consuming? Experts say though tomato paste may be reddish in colour and ravishing, it could lead to other diseases such as cancer. To this end, the global food safety concerns on processed

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Pan-Africa Project to Focus on Potential of Fish Trade May Salvage Food Sector’s $5b yearly loss

If effectively managed and implemented, the new Pan-African project to focus on potential of fish trade would strengthen the continent’s potential for increased trade in fish, while addressing the yearly loss of $5 billion arising from mismanagement in the sector, experts

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Food security: New report presents roadmap for U.S -Africa trade policies

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs during the week released recommendations on how U.S. trade policy could advance food security in Africa and position American businesses to tap a burgeoning African agriculture and food market, which is expected to reach

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$2 billion targeted as revenue from cashew nuts export — Nigeria

With the declining revenue profile from crude oil, Nigeria may be exploring new initiatives under the non-oil export arrangement, as efforts are underway to improve export of cashew nuts to developed countries. Under the diversification agenda being driven by the

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Devaluation of Naira: Nestle Nigeria cuts expenditure as consumers feel the economic plunge

Nestle Nigeria’s Chief Executive expects the firm’s capital expenditure to slow to its lowest level in five years after a currency devaluation dampened customer spending in Africa’s biggest economy. Dharnesh Gordhon told Reuters Africa Investment Summit that consumers in Nigeria

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10 Foods to Eat Every Day for Perfect Skin

Are you tired of using different expensive and ineffective beauty products? It’s time to throw away all those ineffective products and start eating foods for perfect skin. I went from terrible acne five months ago to not having acne now.

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Palm oil has the potency to replace hydrocarbons as Nigeria??s mega export earner, says Oroh

Abdul Oroh is the Edo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources. In this interview with FEMI ADEKOYA, he sheds more light on efforts by the state government to exploit opportunities in the agricultural sector, especially in a bid to

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RED Alert! Bird Flu Hits Lagos

All chicken markets in Lagos State and environs have been placed on red alert even as veterinary institutions have stepped up surveillance to contain the avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak reported last week in two poultries in Lagos and Kano

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