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Food Insecurity

23 Aug
Rice farmer Donald Amokaha spends his days weeding a temporary plot outside the city of Makurdi, on the fringes of the Benue river in Nigeria's agricultural heartland.
21 Jun
The Nigerian chapter of the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) has said contemporary researches should address emerging issues like food insecurity, pandemics and climate change
7 Mar
There comes a time when the authorities need to heed a certain call when we need to come together as one. Borrowing some brilliance from the masterminds of the USA for Africa
5 Feb
The Federal Government has been advised to support farmers with critical infrastructure to increase productivity in the food sector, rather than resort to the shutting of borders.
7 Dec 2020
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and relevant stakeholders have expressed concern regarding the COVID-19 impact on Africa, warning that debt crisis and food insecurity could worsen due to the pandemic.
4 Dec 2020
Twenty-four million people face the worst hunger in decades in West Africa, gripped by "paroxysmal" jihadist attacks and insurgency, the Sahel and West Africa Club warned Thursday.
30 Aug 2020
Prevailing socio-economic challenges have exposed Nigeria’s dire need for increased food production. The threat of mass hunger and starvation has never been this acute.
21 Apr 2020
Food insecurity was on the rise last year and the coronavirus crisis is likely to further exacerbate the situation, according to the Global Report on Food Crises released Tuesday by the United Nations.
20 Apr 2020
A Financial Analyst, Mr Victor Ndukauba, has raised concern over the looming food security and inflation in the country on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 Feb 2020
Worried about the devastating effects of an infrastructural deficiency in national life, stakeholders in the construction sector have begun moves
6 Nov 2019
The food security situation report released by the World Food Programme and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revealed that about 4.2 million people in Nigeria are currently faced with acute food insecurity
11 Nov 2018
The Country Manager, Cassava: Adding Value for Africa Phase 2 (C:AVA II) Nigeria, Professor Lateef Sanni has attested to the success of the project in alleviating...


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