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Nigerian cows produce less milk than cows in other countries – Minister of Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said that cows bred in Nigeria top the list of worst milk producing cows in the world.

The minister made the assertion at the 79th anniversary of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos on Thursday.

He said that an average Nigerian cow produces less than one litre of milk per day compared to its counterparts in other countries where they produce as much as 100 litres per day.

FG applauds FC WAMCO for pioneering local milk sourcing, development

The Federal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Chief Audu Ogbeh, has commended FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak and Three Crowns milk, for laying the groundwork for local milk sourcing and development in the country, and for uplifting the lives of Nigerian dairy farmers.

The Minister made these comments on Monday July 10, while visiting the company’s state-of-the-art local milk collection facilities in Fashola Village and Iseyin town, both in Oyo State. The centres support the company’s Dairy Development Programme (DDP).

FG Partners L&Z Farms To Develop The Dairy Sector

The Nigerian Government and local dairy firm, L&Z Integrated Dairy Farms based in Kano have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at developing the dairy sector and helping to tackle the recurring Fulani herdsmen and farmers clashes in Nigeria.

The MOU signing which took place in Abuja had the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh sign for the Federal Government, while L&Z Integrated Dairy Farm chairman Keith Richards signed for the company.

FG and Arla Foods sign MoU for dairy development

The Federal Government said on Wednesday that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Danish dairy company, Arla Foods, makers of Dano milk, and the world’s fourth largest dairy company, to develop the dairy industry in Nigeria.

Buhari decries culture of agricultural waste in the country due to poor preservation, meets with Global CEO of FrieslandCampina

President Buhari shaking hands with Global CEO of FrieslandCampina, Roelof Joosten at State House, Abuja on Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented on the culture of waste in the country due to poor preservation of agricultural produce.

The President was speaking while meeting with the Global Chief Executive Officer of Royal FrieslandCampina of the Netherlands, Mr. Roelof Joosten, at State House, Abuja on Tuesday.

Arla Foods visits local dairy farms, restates confidence in potentials of Nigerian dairy sector

Danish dairy giant, Arla Foods has expressed confidence in the potentials of Nigerian diary sector after completing a first round of field visits organized by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to meet with local dairy farmers in Nigeria.

FG, FrieslandCampina WAMCO sign MoU to improve Nigeria’s dairy production

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding with FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, to improve dairy production in the country.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, said that government’s target was to ensure each child in the country consumed three pints of milk a day.

FrieslandCampina to invest N3bn in Dairy Development in Nigeria

FrieslandCampina announced that it would invest N3bn in its dairy development small holder farmer programme in Nigeria.

The investment was part of an agreement reached between the Federal Government of Nigeria and dairy giant, Royal FrieslandCampina of the Netherlands, during a recent two-day working visit by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, to the company.

Nigeria, Arla Foods advance talks on dairy farming

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has begun substantive talks with Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairy companies and a major player in the Nigerian dairy sector on the development of the Nigerian dairy sector.

A high-powered delegation from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, on Wednesday held talks in Denmark with Arla Foods.

Arla Foods makes commitment to invest in Nigerian dairy production

Arla Foods, the Danish dairy company and maker of Dano milk has officially made a commitment to investing in local dairy production in Nigeria and to sharing knowledge about agricultural practices and other aspects of dairy production that will improve the local raw milk production and quality. The company wants to contribute to a sustainable dairy sector development and growth in Nigeria.