FAO, ICEED set up cookstove production centres
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in partnership with International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) has established three fuel-efficient cookstove production centres in Borno State.
FAO, stakeholders commence livestock policy formulation ahead 2050
With the growing insecurity due to farmers-herdsmen crisis and indications that the demand for beef, among other livestock product may triple before year 2050, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched the African Sustainable Livestock (ASL) 2050 in Nigeria to control the ripple effect of increasing demand for livestock product in the country. The…
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.
Food crisisi in Northeast, says FAO
The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has predicted that food insecurity is expected to deteriorate from July to August...
‘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.
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.