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AGRIC MINISTRY REWARDS WINNERS OF GREEN WEEK QUIZ COMPETITION  By Ifeoma Aniagbado Awka, Sept. 5, 2018 (MOI) Ministry of Agriculture has rewarded each of the Green Week Quiz Competition winners with 12.5kg bags of Anambra rice. Addressing the winners at Commissioner’s ADP office, Awka, the Commissioner for Agriculture Mr Afam Mbanefo commended the winners and educated them on various opportunities available in agriculture. He urged them to go into ...
NEWLY ENGAGED AGRO N-POWER YOUTHS URGED TO BE FOCUSED By Ekweaga Uzoma Awka, Aug. 27, 2018 (MOI) Commissioner for Agriculture Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Afam Mbanefo, has urged newly employed batch B Agro N-Power youths to put in their best toward development of agriculture in the state. ``I want you to be proactive and contribute your quota at your places of assignment according to the ...
VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COMPLETES WORKSHOP FOR FEMALE FARMERS IN ANAMBRA By Obiageli Nwankwo Awka, Aug. 23, 2018 (MOI) IFAD-assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has completed a 3-day Gender Action Learning System (GALS) workshop for Anambra female farmers. The workshop was held at Omogho Town Hall, Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State. Mr Ikechukwu Anyasie, Coordinator, Youth and women empowerment Unit, VCDP, said that the workshop ...
FARMERS’ ASSOCIATION ASSURES OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT By Ekweaga UzomaAwka, Aug. 8, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme (ASADEP), Manager, Mr Jude Nwankwo has commended the giant strides of Gov. Willie Obiano in developing the agricultural sector.He made the commendation in his office at Awka when Udoka Cooperative Agricultural Development Society Scheme, Nnewi South Local Government Area, paid him a courtesy ...
PRODUCE OFFICERS BRAINSTORM ON WAYS TO MINIMISE POST-HARVEST LOSSES By Ifeoma Aniagbado Awka, (Awka South LGA), July 4, 2018 (MOI) A two-day workshop to ensure that Anambra State Agricultural produce attains International acceptability as local organically produced products. Declaring open the workshop, Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Conference hall, Awka, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Afam Mbanefo, re-stated his preparedness to ensure that produce from the ...
OBIANO LAUNCHES 2018 FARMING SEASON PRESENTS FARMING EQUIPMENT TO FARMERS By John Ndu Attani (Ogbaru LGA), June 7, 2018 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra says he will intensify efforts at promoting food sufficiency in the state. According to him, he will in the process create employment opportunities in agricultural sector for the youths. Obiano said this during the launch of 2018 farming season at Central School field, ...
MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE INSPECTS SITE OF 2018 FARMING SEASON By Ifeoma AniagbadoAwka, May 18, 2018 (MOI) The Ministerial Committee, constituted for launch of 2018 farming season has inspected the farming site at Atani, Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA).During courtesy call to the Chairman of Ogbaru LGA, Mr Arinzechukwu Awogu and the Traditional Ruler of Atani, Igwe Azuka, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Afam ...
COMMISSIONER ASSURES YOUTHS OF INPUTS, SUPPORT FOR 2018 FARMING SEASON By Ifeoma Aniagbado Awka, May 15, 2018 (MOC) Anambra Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, Mr Afam Mbanefo has assured the youth wing of Anambra State Association of Town Union (ASATU), of providing the required inputs for the 2018 farming season. Mbanefo gave the assurance when the executive members of ASATU Youth Wing paid him ...
ASADEP MANAGER CONDEMNS FARMERS’ POOR ATTIUDE TO DOCUMENTATION By Uzoma Ekweaga Awka, April 17, 2018 – The Programme Manager, Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme (ASADEP), Mr Jude Nwankwo has condemned the low level of response by farmers in Anambra state in submitting relevant documents on their farming sites to the management for review. Mr Nwankwo said this at a meeting held at ASADEP Hall, Awka for ...
ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON ANIMAL HEALTH PROVIDER/ STAKEHOLDERS BY MOA By IfeomaAniagbado Awka, April 13, 2018 -- The permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Awka, Comrade Leo Imoka said that this present administration is committed and has passion for a better livelihood of all Anambrarians through wholesome meat/ meat products which will be ensured by the veterinaries in the state. Making this known while declaring open one ...