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02 September 2022
View news from Nigeria Nigeria maize output rises 12% despite insecurity, higher costs
Cheaper credit helped with fertiliser, diesel purchases...
29 June 2022
View news from Nigeria Zoetis Celebrates A.L.P.H.A. Initiative’s Five-Year Anniversary
Progress Toward Improved Livestock Health and Farmers’ Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa...
14 December 2021
View news from Nigeria Nigeria to receive $210 million to support farmers
The African Development Bank will issue the loan...
01 November 2021
View news from Nigeria Nigeria’s local supply chain goes digital
Nigerian start-ups are digitizing the country’s local supply chain, helping farmers sell their produce and merchants navigate high food costs....
11 May 2021
View news from Nigeria Youth activists urge bigger say in decision making for climate-hit Africans
Grassroots activists are well-placed to tailor climate messages for local food producers and livestock keepers and could help build long-term support for climate action....
16 March 2020
View news from Nigeria Dairy farmers laud President on VAT exemption for animal feed
NIGERIA - Farmers in the dairy sector - under the auspices of Commercial Dairy Ranches Association of Nigeria (CODARAN) - have backed President Muhammadu Buhari on his request to the National Assembly to exempt animal feed from the list of items that...
08 January 2020
View news from Nigeria Katsina to Vaccinate Cattle Against Contagious Pneumonia
NIGERIA - The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State says it will vaccinate 10,550 cattle against Vontagious Vobine Chloro Pneumonia (CVCP)....
12 September 2019
View news from Nigeria Arla Scales Up Commitment to Develop Sustainable Dairy Sector in Nigeria
NIGERIA - In a new public-private partnership in Nigeria, farmer-owned Arla Foods is committing to further development of a long-term sustainable dairy industry and local dairy sector in Nigeria by helping 1,000 small scale farmers create better livelihoods...
29 April 2019
View news from Nigeria FAO Vaccinates 120,000 Livestock in Borno
NIGERIA - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has commenced the vaccination of over 120,000 livestock in Borno State....
08 March 2019
View news from Nigeria FrieslandCampina Includes Women Farmers to Achieve SDG’s
NIGERIA - FrieslandCampina WAMCO and public organization IFDC (under the 2SCALE project) work together with pastoralist milk producers in Oyo State, Nigeria, to boost the quality and quantity of local milk and improve the livelihoods of farmers....
16 February 2018
View news from Nigeria Falgore Grazing Reserve to Cater to Cattle
NIGERIA - It has been reported that the Kano State Government has said that the proposed grazing reserve in Falgore game reserve has the capacity to cater to over five million heads of cattle....
29 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
16 November 2017
View news from Nigeria Kebbi Govt Creates Settlement for Fulani Cattle Breeders
NIGERIA - The Kebbi State Government has resolved to create a permanent settlement for Fulani cattle breeders and with the necessary basic amenities for them and their animals....
22 June 2017
View news from Nigeria FAO: Emergency Aid to Combat Hunger in North-east Nigeria
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month....
05 June 2017
View news from Nigeria Livestock Feeds Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
24 May 2017
View news from Nigeria Dealers Threaten to Stop Bringing Cattle to Lagos
NIGERIA - Cattle dealers, butchers and other stakeholders at the Oko-Oba Abattoir in Agege, Lagos State, have threatened to ensure that no cattle were brought to Lagos State until the state government compensate them for the Sunday demolition at the abattoir....
23 January 2017
View news from Nigeria Benue Govt Cedes Land in Agatu for Cattle Grazing
NIGERIA - Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has provided land in Agatu Local Government Area of the state for use as cattle routes....
06 January 2017
View news from Nigeria High Dairy Import Worries Dangote Group
NIGERIA - About 98 per cent of dairy products consumed in Nigeria are imported, the Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said....
27 August 2010
View news from Nigeria Nigeria Reports One New Outbreak of FMD
NIGERIA - The country has reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Chanchaga in Niger State....
24 May 2010
View news from Nigeria Call For Specialised Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and stakeholders in the poultry industry have unanimously called for more livestock research institutes, saying that there is a need for species-based research institutes if the livestock sector...
28 August 2009
View news from Nigeria Professor Calls for New Animal Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The president of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has called on the federal government to set up new institutes for poultry, pigs and dairy research....
30 November 2006
View news from Nigeria Nigeria able to produce 70 percent of its milk, meat needs
NIGERIA - Nigeria has the capacity to produce 70 percent of its milk and meat needs, the official News Agency of Nigeria reported on Sunday....

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