Food and Agriculture Organization
‘How to end communities-herders crisis’
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have insisted that the ranching system in conjunction with continuous dialogue among key players is the way out to the persistent clash between farmers and herders in the country. Besides, they also advocated effective policy implementation to mitigate the menace. The stakeholders spoke at a two -day policy dialogue on…
How eating insects reduces risk of chronic diseases
Until now several studies have shown that besides the traditional use of insects such as crickets, termites and grasshoppers as part of the Nigerian diet for their nutritive values, they could be bioengineered for the treatment of cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), wounds, obesity, malnutrition among other benefits. According to a 2013…
Eni boosts corporate social responsibility in IDP areas
Following the Federal Government’s request to oil and gas firms to provide support in alleviating the sufferings of the victims of insurgency in the North East region of the country, Eni in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have drilled a photovoltaic powered boreholes for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities in the North East. The boreholes…
FAO, Agric ministry distribute farm machinery to farmers in Ebonyi
The Food and Agriculture Organistaion (FAO) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Friday distributed farm machinery to nine groups in Ebonyi.
FAO to hand over CAPI system to Federal Ministry of Agriculture
In a bid to ensure Nigerians have easy access to more data on agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Nigeria will hand over the Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) system developed through the Agricultural Market and Information System (AMIS) project to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.