Fertiliser production likely to have hit 2.22 million metric tonnes: Production of made-in-Nigeria fertilisers may have hit 2.22 million metric tonnes. The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Managing Director, Uche Orji, who made this known in Abuja, said NSIA’s investment was aimed at making fertiliser affordable all year round to farmers. (Source: The Nation)
270, 000 smallholder farmers in Kaduna to get AGRA’s support: About 270, 000 smallholder farmers in Kaduna State are set to receive support from the Africa Green Revolution (AGRA), according to the programme Country Officer, Kehinde Makinde. Makinde, who made this known at the formal launch of the Kaduna Maize-Rice-Soya Beans Consortium Project in Zaria, said the AGRA support will help boost the smallholder farmers’ production capacity.