Cassava project appoints Paul Ilona new chair
Paul Ilona, Country Manager of HarvestPlus-Nigeria, has been selected as the Chair of the Steering/Advisory Committee of the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II).
Investing in food will boost economy
To boost Federal Government’s food security drive, the Country Manager, HarvestPlus Nigeria, Paul Ilona, has called for more investment in local food production to tackle malnutrition, which also affects economic development. He noted that Nigeria is moving at a slow pace in terms of economic development due to the effect of poor nutrition. Ilona told…
HarvestPlus injects over 200,000mt of vitamin a maize into markets
In a move to address malnutrition in the country, HarvestPlus, a global bio-fortifier of nutritious crops has introduced about 200,000mt of vitamin A maize into the Nigerian market.
At third nutritious food fair, stakeholders task women on malnutrition
Women have been identified as major players in addressing malnutrition in Nigeria and unless they are trained to make nutrition-sensitive decisions, malnutrition cannot be eradicated in the country.