Ministry of Agriculture

OGUN AND BENUE STATES SELECTED AS PILOT LOCATIONS FOR THE PARTICIPATORY SURVEILLANCE ON CASSAVA VIRAL DISEASE MANAGEMENT

The Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture on Monday, 16th August 2021, hosted the Advocacy and Sensitization Meeting on Cassava Viral Disease Management through Participatory Surveillance held at the Ogun State Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project Hall at the State Secretariat Oke Mosan. The meeting which was facilitated by the Central and West Africa Virology …

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OGUN DISTRIBUTES 10,000 COCOA SEEDLINGS TO WOO INVESTORS

As part of measures geared towards fulfilling its agricultural development promise towards job creation, food security and economic empowerment, Ogun State Government has donated 10,000 improved cocoa seedlings to Tulip Cocoa Processing Limited, for onward distribution to farmers in Ijebu-East Local Government. Handing over the seedlings, Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, represented by the …

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40,000 OGUN FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM WORLD BANK-ASSISTED PROGRAMME

No fewer than 40,000 farmers across Ogun State will benefit from various agricultural intervention programmes of Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP), a World Bank-Assisted programme aimed at increasing private sector participation in boosting the State’s economy. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina dropped the hint during a farmiliarisation and validation exercise at Sode, Obafe …

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WE HAVE COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE IN COCOA, CASHEW CROPS–OGUN GOVT

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it has comparative advantage in cash crops such as cocoa and cashew which are capable of boosting its Gross National Product (GDP), especially in this era of economic diversification from crude oil to agriculture. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina made this known while addressing farmers during the …

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OGUN SITES VETERINARY CLINIC AT ISARA-REMO

In its commitment to total wellbeing of livestock, the Ogun State Government has established a Veterinary Clinic at Isara, in Remo North Local Government Area of the State. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, while delivering a keynote address at the commissioning of the Clinic, said the project was based on Isara residents’ responsiveness in …

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OGUN STATE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE ON INSPECTION VISIT TO LAND CLEARING SITES IN IJEBU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OGUN STATE

As part of the continued resolve of Ogun State Government to provide support for Food Production and Processing locations across the State, the Ogun Agric Team were in Ijebu North Local Government of the state to monitor land clearing exercise on Wednesday, 21st April, 2021. Some of the sites visited included Oke Arowa Farm Settlement …

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AfDB, IFAD LAUD OGUN’S READINESS FOR AGRO-PROCESSING PROJECT

Officials of two development partners, African Development Bank (AfDB) and International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), have adjudged Ogun as the best State for the commencement of a Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone (SAPZ) project, facilitated by the Federal Government. The team leader, AfDB, Dr. Chima Ezedinma, who dropped this hint after a site inspection tour …

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WORLD BANK/OGUN STATE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (OGSTEP) AGRICULTURE SECTOR TEAM ON COURTESY VISIT TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP) Agriculture Sector Team, which also included the newly appointed Sector Specialist Consultants, were on a courtesy and familiarization visit to the OGSTEP Agriculture Sector Lead and Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture in Oke-Mosan, on Tuesday, 9th March, 2021. The team led by the Project Coordinator, …

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, IFAD TEAM SUPPORT OGUN AGRO INDUSTRIES VISION

Following an inspection recently carried out by a team from African Development Bank (AFDB) to some agro processing companies in Ogun State, a pre-appraisal mission towards the Special Agro-Industrial Zone (SAPZ) Project has been organized in collaboration with International Fund For Agriculture Development (IFAD) and other stakeholders. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun at a …

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OGUN TRAINS FARMERS ON FISH VALUE-CHAIN OPPORTUNITIES

In fulfilment of its promise to encourage farmers on best practices towards maximum profit and self-sufficiency, Ogun State Government has trained more youths in aquaculture and its value-chain opportunities. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Adeola Odedina, while declaring open a two-day training for members of Ikangba Youth Fish Cluster, in Odogbolu Local Government Area of the …

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