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Plans Afoot To Boost Women Participation in Agriculture

Plans Afoot To Boost Women Participation in Agriculture

A plan to empower and increase women participation in the agriculture sector is underway, as the nation gears towards achieving an upper-middle-income economy by 2030. Over the last few decades, women have taken centre stage in farming and are sustaining their families and communities through agriculture. Presenting oral evidence on the implementation of the National […]

Bill Gates Foundation Moves To Boost Rice, Yam Production In Nigeria

Bill Gates Foundation Moves To Boost Rice, Yam Production In Nigeria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said it is funding six agricultural commodities value chains with emphasis on rice and yam production to ensure food sufficiency in Nigeria. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private foundation in the world, founded by Bill Gates. Senior Programme Officer, Agriculture in the West African Office of […]

World Bank Gives Guinea $15m To Support Agriculture Sector

World Bank Gives Guinea $15m To Support Agriculture Sector

The World Bank will release 15 million dollars to support Guinea’s agriculture sector which was seriously affected by the Ebola epidemic, an official source said on Tuesday. The National Service for Agricultural Statistics said that the support was part of the national agricultural investment plan that focused on all aspects of agriculture that include farming […]