World Food Day

[FILES] A general view of grains of Rice at Paul Chinedu's shop in a market at Illaje Bariga, Lagos, on June 29, 2021. - Since the start of the pandemic in 2019, food prices have risen by an average of more than 22%, according to official statistics, and feeding a family properly has become a daily challenge. (Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi / AFP)

Edo marks World Food Day with farm produce exhibition

Edo State Government, as part of activities to commemorate the 2022 World Food Day, has organised a farm produce exhibition, with a pledge to support more than 200,000 farmers across the state
2 years ago
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Celebrating the World Food Day

Food and what we consume has shaped human history, culture, diversity and aesthetics. It is necessary for our very survival. It brings families together. It defines cultures....
2 years ago
[FILES] People buy and sell food at the Illaje market, in Bariga, Lagos. food prices have risen by an average of more than 22%, according to official statistics, and feeding a family properly has become a daily challenge. (Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi / AFP)

World Food Day: Why Nigeria may not attain food sufficiency target

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark World Food Day, stakeholders in the agriculture sector have expressed fear that Nigeria may further suffer a setback in her quest for
2 years ago
[FILES] A trader display farm produce at Wuse Market, Abuja, Nigeria, on August 17, 2021. - Threatened by insecurity, farmers in Nigeria's farm belt are increasingly abandoning their land, leading to supply problems and adding to the already high cost of food in Africa's most populous country. Nigeria's Middle Belt and northwestern states have for years been caught in violence between normadic herdsman and farmers as climate change intensifies rivalries over water and land. But that violence has spiralled into security crisis tit-for-tat attacks and expanded into widespread kidnapping, cattle theft and criminal banditary. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

World Food Day: Conflicts push 12.8m Nigerians to hunger

Tomorrow is World Food Day; but despite assurances by President Muhammadu Buhari to make N600 billion loan facility available to 2.4 million farmers in the country, situations and forecasts have shown that
3 years ago
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