Nigeria Agricultural News Digest

We Need Funds Not Phones, Farmers tell FG Farmers across the country have criticized the plan by the Federal Government to distribute mobile phones to 10 million farmers. They described it as a misplaced priority. A member of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria in Delta State, Dr. John Akwara, said phones do not appear >> Read more

Nigeria Agricultural News Digest

“World Bank to back Nigeria’s agric programme with $500m grant” The nation’s agricultural sector may soon secure a $500 million (N81 billion) grant from the World Bank, going by a disclosure from the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina. The grant is expected to support the Federal Government’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA). >> Read more