Self sufficiency in food in Nigeria!

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The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria (CYEAN) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to support youth farmers to help the country achieve self sufficiency in food production.

The National President of the association, Noble Adaelu, made the call in Abuja on Monday  May 29 2017 while speaking on the achievements and challenges of the Federal Government in the past two years.

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Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh give reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice in Nigeria!

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The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday May 16, 2017 gave reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice, despite government efforts.

He asserted that most of the imported rice are from Vietnam, India and Thailand while Thailand subsidises the export of  its rice.

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