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Taking advantage of Nigeria’s strength in cassava production

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Cassava is currently the fourth most important food crop in the world, followed closely by maize, wheat and rice. It is cultivated on over...

3 Marketing Factors for Animal Source Food System Success

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The Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security (EEFS) project recently launched an analytical guidance document identifying the enabling environment factors that drive animal source...

10 Recommendations for African Governments to Ensure Food Security for Poor...

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“In addition to my fear for health because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am also concerned about food scarcity and prices skyrocketing. The price...

How Food Policy Systems Can Help Respond to and Recover from...

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In January 2019, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres presciently warned that “global challenges are more and more integrated, and the responses are more and more fragmented....

The Central Bank of Nigeria Maize Import Ban: Sentiments, Facts, and...

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When it comes to policies and programmes that can potentially impact a vast majority of people's livelihood and the economy of any nation, data,...

Melon and watermelon: less water consumption and better uniformity of plants...

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Melon and watermelon are today among the most cultivated fruits in the world but, at the same time, professional producers must face various obstacles...

The Challenges Facing Aspiring Farm Owners and How to Tackle Them

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Owning and running your own farm is a dream that only few are able to achieve. What is it that sets the dream apart...

From Agriculture to Agroecology: How Nigeria can use Genetic Modification Technology...

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Climate change (CC) refers to seasonal changes over a long period with respect to the growing accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Tackling...

How BASICS is changing Nigeria’s cassava seed sector, creating seed entrepreneurs

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For the past decades, Africa has been grappling with the sustainable diffusion of improved cassava varieties due to a weak and uncoordinated dissemination strategy....

COVID-19: Food prices hit 15.03% high in 2 years

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Transportation, Dearth Of Farm Hands Is Responsible —Daramola We Should Buckle Up For More Inflation —Adesola Lagos Master Bakers Threaten 60% Bread Price...

Investing in toothpicks production

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Nigeria has in abundance all the basic raw materials needed to produce and package quality toothpicks. All it takes is for investors to identify...

How farmers can optimise yield, profit from maize cultivation

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As the world economy is ravaged by COVID-19 and inevitable lockdowns, one of the few things that matter to humanity is food, and sustaining...

Evading the Looming Food Scarcity; A Panacea for Africa

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More than 60 percent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is smallholder farmers, and about 23 percent of sub-Saharan Africas GDP comes from agriculture....

Investing In Poultry Value Chain Business

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Poultry farming is the rais­ing of domesticated birds such as chickens, tur­keys, ducks, and geese, for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for...

Achieving accelerated wheat production in Nigeria

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Given both its burgeoning population and current global health and economic crisis, the need to improve food security in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. Wheat...