The federal government is to provide one million metric tons of fertilizers for wet season farmers across the country by March this year, the National President of the Fertilizer Suppliers and Producers Association of Nigeria (FESPAN), Mr.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Dsevelopment, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the federal government will support Kogi to develop cashew plantation on 500 hectares of land, spanning across the three senatorial districts of the state.
He said: “The programme was introduced to support farmers enhance their farming activities and from what we have seen the programme is yielding positive results.”
The oldest cocoa producing community in Nigeria, Eti-Oni in Atakunmosa East local government area of Osun State has designed developmental goals to modernise the ancient community, better the lives of the cocoa farmers and curtail the mass rural to urban migration.
When the former administration of president Goodluck Jonathan began the movement for the production of bio-fuel as an alternative source of energy, many farmers were clustered and encouraged into the production and farming of jatropha, a plant which seeds are used in the production of glycerol.
Trailing behind Kagarko, Kachia and Jaba local government areas of Kaduna State in ginger production, Kafanchan, arguably, is the largest commercial city of cleaned ginger in Nigeria.
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has budgeted the sum of N8.