Farming

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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Establishment of Cattle Ranches in Western Nigeria: An Immediate Imperative

Cattle ranching in Southwestern Nigeria Background The Nigerian livestock industry constitutes an important sector of the Nigerian economy, though marked with poor productivity as a result of crude and traditional method of her pastoral system. Of the estimated 20 million population of cattle in Nigeria, 70% of this population is located in the northern part …

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DAWN Commission Pays Working Visit to Agro Park

As a continuous drive towards agricultural development in Southwest Nigeria, DAWN Commission recently paid a working visit to Agro-Park, an agricultural portfolio investment and asset management company located in Ilaje, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Agro-Park is an asset management organisation and agricultural industrial park sitting on 1,000 hectares of land and housing about 250 youths in …

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