‘Increased productivity, solution to food insecurity’
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.
UN, others fear for debt crisis, food insecurity in Africa
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.
Dams: Neglected water resources amid acute food insecurity
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.
Food insecurity rising even before coronavirus
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.
Stakeholders seek roadmap for private sector participation in infrastructure
Worried about the devastating effects of an infrastructural deficiency in national life, stakeholders in the construction sector have begun moves
4.2m Nigerians face acute food insecurity
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
Climate change and threat of food insecurity
For the multitude of US President Donald Trump-like sceptics who, cocooned in their blissful incredulity, choose to disavow the reality and dangers of climate change, reports that this much-denied phenomenon now threatens the present and future availability of food in the world and especially in this should serve as a wake-up call. This warning, which…