Food and Agricultural Organisation
Nigeria, 36 others need help on food security, says FAO
A new report by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has listed Nigeria as one of the 37 countries currently in need of external food assistance.The global body said high levels of food insecurity persisted in the world due largely to conflicts and adverse climatic shocks....
Agro-industrial park and solving food deficits
In the last 18 years, politicians have paid lip service to agriculture and agribusiness. The worrisome aspect is the nonchalant attitude of the three tiers of government toward agriculture.
FAO launches to increase access to agriculture information
The CAPI system would also enhance transparency and policy coordination in international food market, help prevent unexpected price hikes and strengthen global food security and provide detailed assessment of crops statistics like market prices, stocks and production forecast in the country.
FAO earmarks N19b for farmers displaced by insurgency
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Country Representative in Nigeria, Nouron Macki, has said the agency has earmarked the sum of $65 million (N19.69 billion), to assist farmers displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.