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How Indigenous Food Production Firm Partner Government To Eliminate Hunger

Before the oil boom, agriculture was the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, providing jobs for many people. However, today, eradicating poverty and hunger is...

How HarvestPlus Is Contributing To National Development

By Adeyemi Bamidele EzekielHarvestPlus Nigeria met with the media yesterday in Lagos, in a breakfast meeting to announce preparations for the 3rd edition of...

Stakeholders Canvass Food Fortification To Stem Hunger

Stakeholders in the agriculture and health sectors of the economy have canvassed the fortification of micronutrients in staple foods to stem the ugly effect...

NiMet, IFAD Sign MoU On Climate Change To Boost Food Production

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Fund for Agricultural Development ( IFAD ) on Climate Change...

How Nigeria Can Be Food Sufficient – Diete-Spiff

The Amanyanabo of Twon-Brass in Bayelsa State, King Alfred Diete-Spiff says Nigeria can be food sufficient if every family establishes small farmsteads in their...

Group Blames Youth Unrest On Food Scarcity

Suliman Arigbaba, Executive Secretary, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, a non-governmental organisation, has blamed youth agitations partly on food scarcity in...

AfDB Targets 513 Million Tonnes Of Food Production By 2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB)’s new initiative Technologies for African Agriculture initiative will produce 513 million tonnes of additional food across Africa. It will...

Obasanjo Tackles Shagari Over Insufficiency In Rice Production

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday critised the regime of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, for allegedly scuttling the progress made by the country...

KTSG Invests N200m In Rice, Cotton Production

The Katsina State Government says it has invested N200 million in rice and cotton production under the Anchor Borrowers Programme in the state. Dr Abba...

Lagos To Create 200,000 Jobs through Rice Production

The Lagos State Government on Monday disclosed that it had acquired 32 metric tonnes per hour rice mill, which would help create no fewer...

GM Beans Hit Market In 2018

The field trials for the genetically modified cowpea have been concluded in Nigeria and the artificially engineered staple food will hit the markets across...

World Food Day: Nigerians Are Hungry And Angry

Food is not just a basic need; it is also an indispensable need in the life of every human being. We cannot do without...

Africa Tops Global Hunger Index, Driven By War And Climate Shocks

Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global...

Nigeria Must Mainstream Food Safety In Agricultural Production —Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has charged farmers and agro-processors dealers to mainstream the issue of food safety in...

Why Cost Of Food Is High Despite Buhari’s Efforts – Nigerian...

The Federal Government says despite the “revolution” witnessed in the agricultural sector, the cost of food items is still high because of infrastructural deficit...
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