ARMTI chief lauds FG for sustaining the funding of agric. training.

ARMTI chief lauds FG for sustaining the funding of agric. training.

kehinde Emmanuel , Ilorin  THE Executive Director of Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), Ilorin,  Dr. Olufemi Oladunni has lauded the Federal Government for its sustained interest and funding of vocational training for women and youths in Nigeria. Oladunni in a chat with reporters yesterday  in Ilorin,  the Kwara state capital, said the world
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Niger State set to become leading rice producer in Nigeria+ Gov. Sani-Bello.

Tunde  Bolaji –  Minna Niger state government has intensified efforts to increase rice production next farming season in an attempt  to maintain its position as the nation’s leading producer of rice.  The State Governor, Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed plans to increase the state production of the staple food by 30 percent this farming season. He
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Zero Hunger farmers advocate solitary use of organic fertilizer for fruits, vegetable production

Kehinde Emmanuel, Ilorin Farmers in Nigeria under the Zero Hunger Commodity Farmers Association has advocated solitary use of organic fertilizer for the production of fruits and vegetable that are consumed directly without processing because of its health benefit. The association stated this in its communiqué issued at the end of its meeting in Abuja but
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AFAN Chief cautions FG against silos, BOA sales

kehinde Emmanuel, Ilorin Dr Tunde Arosanyin, the National Technical Adviser of the All Farmers Association (AFAN) has cautioned the Federal Government against a plan to sell or concession silos and Bank of Agriculture in order to ensure food sufficiency. Arosanyin said that in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin noted that the expectation
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Niger Soon To Become Largest Rice Producer In Nigeria – RFAN

Tunde Bolaji Minna  Niger state chapter of Rice Farmer Association RFAN has claimed that the state will soon become the largest producer in the country going by the various intervention in the  cultivation of the crop by state government. According to a statement by the association ,some of the intervention which had boosted the rice production
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NCAM boss bemoans, and canvasses more female in agriculture.

kehinde Emmanuel, Ilorin The Executive Director of National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM) Ilorin, Dr Yomi Kasali has bemoaned and canvassed mire female participation in agriculture in Nigeria. According to him, the true guage to measure the growth of Nigerian agricultural system remained the percentage of the women popupation participating in the activities of the
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Niger state govt. to spend N13Bn to develop Bobi grazing reserve for herdsmen.

Tunde Bolaji – Minna Niger State government is to spend the sum of N13billion for a comprehensive development plan of Bobi grazing reserve as parts of efforts to halt famers/headsmen clashes in the state. The state government had recently developed a 10 years development plan for the 30,000 hectares grazing reserve located in Oro, near
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FG trains tractor operators and fabricators at NCAM.

By kehinde Emmanuel, ilorin No fewer than 100 personnel were at the weekend added to its agricultural sector having been trained in the areas of tractor operation and fabricating of agricultural equipment. The personnel, drawn across the 36 states of the federation, passed through intensive one month training at National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM),
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Ajimobi tasks stakeholders on Agric. Development.

Sharki Babalola, Ibadan. The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on Thursday called on Agricultural Research Institutes and other stakeholders to come up with innovative and proactive ideas that will enhance Agriculture development in the country, disclosing that the 28,454 arable land areas in the state remain as a veritable investment destination for local
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Gainful employment : FG to pursue agri preneurship of youths and women

Emmanuel kehinde, Ilorin The Federal government has said that it would continue to churn out various agri preneurship programmes for Nigerian youths and women as a stop gap for gainful employment. Already, the programmes have been fixed for the existing six geo political zones of the country just as the Agricultural and Rural Management Training
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Agric. Institute Director canvasses agricultural training tailored to suit geo-political zones

kehinde Emmanuel , Ilorin The Executive Director, National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) Ilorin, Dr Yomi Kasali has canvassed agricultural training along the peculiar needs of geo- political zones of Nigeria towards greater outputs and improved Gross Domestic Products (GDP) of the nation. Kasali, while addressing participants at the Training on N-Agripreneur in Milling and
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