Rice: Nigeria faults USDA’s claims on importation, local production

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no truth in the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Markets and Trade Report that claimed that Nigeria imported three million metric tonnes of rice in 2018, which is 400,000 metric tonnes more than the quantity of the product imported in 2017. The Minister of Information and […]

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FUNAAB develops Nigeria’s first indigenous chickens

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, has developed what it called first improved indigenous chicken breed called the ‘FUNAAB Alpha.’ The Vice-chancellor of the institution, Prof. Kolawole Salako, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists about the breakthrough and the presentation of certificate of ‘FUNAAB Alpha’ by the National Centre for Genetics Resources and […]

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