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…
Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cuba on food security and agriculture advancement.
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.
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.
Nigeria’s rising import bill has become an issue of major concern to stakeholders and other players in the agric sector.
Fear of food insecurity may worsen in Nigeria, if the present scarcity of paddy, a major raw material for the production of rice persists.
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.
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…
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.
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.