Catherine Stienstra, head of municipal investments
13 September 2019 | 12:43 pm
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that Nigeria's agricultural sector growth slowed to 1.79 per cent in the second quarter, compared to the 3.17 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter of this year. To discuss the performance of the agricultural sector and what areas Nigeria's new minister of Agriculture should prioritise, Akin Laoye, Executive Director of FTN Cocoa Processors joins CNBC Africa for more.
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President Buhari demands mechanisation of the agriculture sector for youth participation
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18 Feb 2021
Africa has over half of the world's arable land. The continent has huge potential for agricultural production, yet faces the devastating effects of climate change and crop pests. This short documentary looks at what the African Development Bank is doing to boost agriculture through technology.
19 Feb 2021
Nigeria to borrow $1.2BN to finance agriculture
26 Apr 2021
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu says strong efforts must be made to address insecurity problems affecting agricultural productivity in the country.
28 Apr 2021
National agriculture quarantine service seizes, razes 67M Worth of hiding in Nigeria.
15 May 2021
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
20 Oct 2021
Farmers and lobby groups are split on an EU agricultural reform that may increase farmers' incomes and consumers' prices. A DW joint report reveals a rift between farmers and the groups purporting to represent them.
4 Mar 2022
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Marcos Jr. has given himself the position of secretary of agriculture ahead of taking his presidential office and amid prohibitively high global prices. The Philippines is heavily reliant on importing its staple — rice.
26 Nov 2022
African leaders said they would try to alleviate cyclic food insecurity on the continent back in 2003. It's time they got on with it, and they can use Western money to do so, writes DW’s George Okach.
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