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Federal Government sets out plan for growing grass for cattle grazing

The Federal Government is set to begin implementing a special grass cultivation programme across the country as a means of mitigating the recurring clashes between farmers and nomadic cattle herdsmen.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this to the media when he received the Surveyor General of the Federation, Mr. Ebisintei Awudu at his office.

Nigeria loses $1.3bn yearly to dairy importation, says Agric Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has said that Nigeria loses over $1.3bn annually on dairy importation.

The minister lamented that “this was unsustainable and unacceptable with the huge potential Nigeria has to, not only produce enough dairy for its consumption, but for export purposes.”