Africa needs 12m new jobs to tackle unemployment, says FAO Chief
Nigeria and African countries need to create 12 million new jobs every year over the next 20 years to confront halt ravaging unemployment on the continent, the Director General of the United Nation Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), José Graziano da Silva has said.
FAO flags-off dry season farming in North East, targets 700,000 people
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has flagged-off distribution of planting materials for dry season farming in the North East States of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, with plan to reach 700,000 people.
Of entrepreneurial skills among peasant farmers
The recent live broadcast of the interaction between the Senate Committee on Agriculture and the Minister of Agriculture was very interesting.
‘FAO does not force GMO technology on countries’
NOUROU Macki Tall, is the Country Representative, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO); he spoke with MATHIAS OKWE, and JOKE FALAJU, in Abuja, on a wide range of issues.
FAO, ARC strengthen capacity of community based rice farmers
As part of efforts to boost rice production in the Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based Africa Rice Center (ARC) have commenced the training of 300 farmers across Nigeria in paddy production technology.
Northeast: FAO wants at-risk families to produce own food
To check growing food insecurity in the Northeast and its likely consequences, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has said it would require helping at-risk families to produce their own food.
FAO, ECOWAS move to tackle bird flu in West Africa
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday in Abuja orchestrated meeting of animal scientists, veterinarians and other experts across West Africa to address the spread of bird flu in the sub-region.
Normalcy gradually returning to North East, says Buhari
After years of devastation, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that a semblance of normal life was gradually returning to the North East.The President said people were returning to farmlands they abandoned due to Boko Haram insurgency.