Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed that FG is targeting the production of seven million tonnes of rice by 2018.
According to him, the target, which would be achieved by the second quarter of 2018, was to meet the national consumption rate.
The Ebonyi Government says it anticipates bumper harvest of 350 metric tons of rice in the 2016 farming season.
Governor David Umahi expressed the hope at the inaugural National Agricultural Summit organised by the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo Local Government Area of the State on...
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Anambra state under the administration of Governor Willie Obiano has reached its target of 210, 000 metric tonnes of rice production per annum of achieving self-sufficiency in rice production.
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Afam Mbanefo, made the disclosure at a Commodity Alliance...
Lagos State Government said yesterday it was putting finishing touches to the production of ‘Lake Rice,’ which would be available in the market in six months.
Special Adviser to Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Food Security, Mr. Sanni Okanlawon, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), yesterday...
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The Lagos State Government is to set up a rice factory equipped for handling 20 metric huge amounts of rice every hour in Kebbi.
Governor Akinwumi Ambode, made the revelation in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday at the end of his one day official visit to the state.
He said this was as a component of...
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