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Pig Industry News: Nigeria

11 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Nigeria “We want to share our knowledge on topics that interest local pig farmers!”
Nigeria: Big Dutchman seminar about profitable pig production well-attended...
22 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Nigeria FAO Provides Emergency Aid to Combat Hunger in North-east Nigeria
NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this...
05 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Investment in Feed Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value...
31 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Fish Farmers on Fish-Rice-Pig Integrated Aquaculture
NIGERIA - The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD) has trained around 100 farmers in integrated fish farming as part of poverty alleviation programmes....
02 January 2014
Pig Industry News from Nigeria VIV Announces Animal Protein Summit for Nigeria
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agribusiness leaders, organisations and authorities have the unique opportunity in January 2014 to take part free of charge in a one-day international summit on the further development...
10 October 2013
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Government Helps Pig Farmers in Ogun
NIGERIA - The Federal Government will be giving subsidised inputs to about 900 pig farmers in Ogun State, the state Director of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Olumuyiwa Akinsola, said in Abeokuta....
27 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Nigerian Agency Sensitises Farmers on Pig Value Chain
NIGERIA - The Regional Director, North/West, Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) Dr Leo Nyam said that his office is sensitising Kaduna farmers on pig value chain because Kaduna State has the largest...
25 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Pig, Rice, Aquaculture Intergration Could Help Nigeria's Farmers
NIGERIA - In order to help farmers improve their production, food security and profits, the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD) and University of Ibadan...
21 May 2012
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Another First for Hermitage Genetics
NIGERIA - During May Hermitage Genetics successfully completed their first export of breeding stock from Ireland to Nigeria for the Benue State Pig Project. ...
21 May 2010
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Call for Specialised Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and stakeholders in the poultry industry have unanimously called for more livestock research institutes, saying that there is a need for species-based...
28 August 2009
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Professor Calls for New Animal Research Institutes
NIGERIA - The president of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has called on the federal government to set up new institutes for poultry, pig and dairy research....
10 June 2009
Pig Industry News from Nigeria ASF: Delta Discovery Affects Only Pigs, Says FG
NIGERIA - The Federal Ministry of Health yesterday said the case of swine fever reported in Delta State is a zoonotic disease, which affects only pigs and not humans as widely believed....
04 October 2007
Pig Industry News from Nigeria Graduate invests in profitable pig farming
NIGERIA - Before Oyinlade Adetutu graduated from the University of Ibadan in 2005, she had already made up her mind not to go into the already saturated labour market....

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