Agriculture

The Italy-Nigeria Agency for Commerce, Industry, Mining and Agriculture Pays Working Visit to DAWN Commission

DAWN Commission, on Tuesday July 27, 2021 played host to the Italy-Nigeria Agency for Commerce, Industry, Mining and Agriculture. The meeting was productive and fruitful with discussions on attracting investments to the Southwest States of Nigeria comprising Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo especially on a proposed integrated dairy farm project across the Region. …

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OPEN-GRAZING BAN: DAWN Backs Southwest Governors

New Ideas to Transform Cattle Business Coming DAWN backs Southwest Governors on open ban of open grazing, says regional reorganization of cattle business coming The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission on Monday threw its weight behind the decision of South West governors to ban open grazing in the region, disclosing that a reorganization …

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COVID-19: Mitigating Food Insecurity in Southwest Nigeria

The lock-down policy across the country in the past few weeks as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic currently ravaging the world has prevented farmers, who are supposed to be preparing for the 2020 planting season, from accessing direly needed agro-inputs due to the disruption of inputs supply logistics within the Southwest agronomic service market. …

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POST-COVID19 PANDEMIC- Optimizing Southwest Agricultural Potential

Intricately linked to the health issues associated with COVID19 pandemic is a looming food crisis. There are fears that the lock-down across Nigeria and other parts of the world could disrupt the food chain, especially at the supply end, as farmers preparing for the 2020 planting season may have challenges accessing inputs due largely to …

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COVID Pandemic: Western Nigeria Economic outlook 2020-2022

by Ololade Fatunsin (Ph.D) and Oludele Folarin DAWN Commission on April 25, 2020 facilitated a virtual meeting in response to the imminent economic challenges that the country, particularly at the sub-national level, is bound to face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which has adversely impacted the global economy and specifically for Nigeria, the …

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WESTERN NIGERIA: DAWN Commission to Partner IAR&T on Agriculture

DAWN Commission in its role towards facilitating interaction between different development stakeholders hosted the team from Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) led by the Executive Director, Prof. Veronica Obatolu on Friday, February 28, 2020.  The meeting was focused on possible partnership between the two organisations and how the Region can effectively leverage research …

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Ogun State Government Restates Support for Cotton Farmers

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has been assured of Government’s support in improving the productivity of Cotton Farmers and all Actors in the Cotton Value Chain in Ogun State. The Executive Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince (Dr.) Dapo Abiodun MFR, made this disclosure at the Official Flag off of the Recovery …

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Lagos Set to Launch Eko City Farmers’ Market

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission to coordinate the participation of other States The Lagos State government has revealed plans to introduce the Eko City Farmers’ Market where fresh farm produce can be bought at lower prices. Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has said that the market will be launched on February 23 …

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