The Borehole Drillers Association of Nigeria (BODAN) has commended Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima for providing water equipment across the state.
Vegetables are very nutritious crops widely cultivated and consumed by humans around the world.
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has concluded arrangements to flood the market with Nitrogen and Water Efficient Salt Tolerant (NEWEST) rice within the next two years.
The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association NVMA has called for a more robust and vigorous approach to the Avian Influenza virus menace and said it should be treated like a national emergency devoid of bottlenecks or bureaucracies.
"We are looking to understand better, the green alternative programme of the federal government of Nigeria, to understand what the investment components are and to see how this can be aligned with the continental agenda," he said.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government is targeting the production of seven million tonnes of rice by 2018.
Chief Tayo Akingbolagun, the National President, Catfish Association of Nigeria (CAFAN) said Nigeria produced 370,000 metric tonnes of catfish in 2016.