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Nigeria releases 18 high yielding crop varieties for farmers [SEE LIST]

The National Varieties Release Committee, NVRC, has released 18 high yielding crop varieties to boost Nigerian agricultural productivity in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Cotton’s 25% contribution to GDP drops to 0.4% – IAR Director

Prof. Ibrahim Umar-Abubakar, the Director, Institute for Agricultural Research, IAR, Zaria, says the contribution of cotton to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, has dropped from 25 per cent to 0.4 per cent in two decades.

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