‘Nigeria is next big destination for African market’ | The Nation News

'Nigeria is next big destination for African market' | The Nation News

A very fundamental factor for survival is food. This is why nations strive to attain food security. But this requires countries’ increasing their farm yields. OCP Nigeria, a sub-set of OCP Group, a fertiliser producing company with headquarters in Morrocco, is partnering the Federal Government, through Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), in developing the ammonia […]

News Analysis: Why buy from millers, why not from farmers?


Much of the govt’s price support goes into the hands of the millers while only a small part of it goes to the farmers Each year a cabinet committee meets during late March or early April to determine the volume of Boro rice that the government intends to buy from the paddy growers and fix […]

Growing community supported agriculture | Hometown Focus | Northland news & stories


Audio Articles on Hometown Focus is sponsored by Clarity Hearing Center!   I’ve written about CSA farms before, but just as a refresher, CSA stands for community supported agriculture. It’s an arrangement where folks buy a share of farm produce from a local farmer up front, paid before the growing season begins, and they receive […]

With no takers, farmers move away from winter veggies | Kochi News – Times of India

Andhra Pradesh: DCB Bank to focus on tractor loans for rural market | Vijayawada News - Times of India

Idukki: As the state government agency failed to provide timely payments, farmers in the winter vegetable cultivation hub of Kanthalloor in the district have been forced to move to planting eucalyptus trees. According to the farmers, Horticorp, the government agency, did not procure vegetables in time and assure proper payments. Kanthalloor winter vegetable farmers’ society […]

New shelter offers hope to orphan girls in Bangladesh – UCA News

New shelter offers hope to orphan girls in Bangladesh

A Catholic diocese in northern Bangladesh has started construction of a shelter for orphan girls in an area near the Indian border where poor and destitute children often suffer from homelessness. Bishop Gervas Rozario of Rajshahi kickstarted the foundation-laying ceremony of St. Joseph Orphanage at Christ the King of Peace Catholic Church of Chandpukur in Naogaon […]

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Bangladesh Ships 1,804 Rohingya to Isolated Island

The Libyan Health Ministry said 101,250 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine landed in the capital, Tripoli and were taken to the ministry’s storehouses on Sunday. Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah said in a tweet that other shipments would arrive, although he didn’t set a timeframe. Libya has seen a swell in confirmed COVID-19 […]