Monday, 25th September 2023

food security

2 days ago
President Bola Tinubu has emphasised the importance of creating sustainable environment for investment opportunities in Agriculture to strive in Africa to achieve food security in the continent. Tinubu said this at the High Level Meeting on “Attracting investments in Land Restoration, Food Systems, and Rural Transformation in Africa”. It was organised by the African Union…
3 days ago
A Fresh call has been made on the need for streamlined trade, harmonised standards and improved infrastructure in African agriculture to foster food security across the continent. President, Rest of Africa at AFEX, Sanne Steemers, who disclosed this, lamented that Africa lacks essential infrastructure for inter-continental trade, which is hindering the achievement of robust food…
18 Sep
Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cuba on food security and agriculture advancement.
11 Sep
The Federal Government has launched a five year potato strategic plan to achieve massive production, product development, value addition and processing in farming of potato in the country.
10 Sep
Food security is a growing challenge across the globe today. It is a phenomenon that is multi-dimensional with economic, environmental and social angles. Unfortunately, the greater share of the population of the undernourished is located in the developing countries.
10 Sep
Nigeria’s rising import bill has become an issue of major concern to stakeholders and other players in the agric sector.
14 Aug
Fear of food insecurity may worsen in Nigeria, if the present scarcity of paddy, a major raw material for the production of rice persists.
11 Aug
Some farmers in Difa community in the Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State have expressed concerns over the continued hippopotamus attacks ravaging their farmlands.
6 Aug
In the last one month, public attention has been drawn to what has become part of our collective experience. On at least two different occasions, the apparently unending change in the pump price of fuel has drastically affected market forces in the country. That the country operates a mono-economy is no longer news, the concern…
30 Jul
Africa has the potential to become the breadbasket for the world. The continent possesses an embarrassment of riches in natural resources, including fertile soil, ample water, and more sunlight than any other continent.
26 Jul
As part of efforts to boost food production in the state and across the nation, Value Change Development Program (VCDP), yesterday doled out 20 tricycles to farmers' organizations and youth entrepreneurs’ beneficiaries in the state to cushion the adverse effect of transportation.
24 Jul
Shortly before he departed for the 5th Mid-year Co-ordination Meeting of the African Union (AU), held at the United Nations (U.N.) Complex in Nairobi, Kenya, last week, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, declared an emergency on food security.


1 day ago
NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
1 day ago
Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
1 day ago
It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
1 day ago
Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
1 day ago
Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.