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World Food Day

17 Oct
The Federal Government has been urged to build resilient and robust food safety systems that can withstand increasing volatility, climate shock and sustainable diet...
15 Oct
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 Nigeria may face food insecurity...
15 Oct 2020
Nigerians have called on the Federal Government to emplace infrastructure for food production to reduce hunger and malnutrition. This, they argued, could be done with a more enabling environment for greater food production to meet rising demand as the population increases. Prices of food items have consistently been on the increase, while the importation of…
20 Oct 2019
In commemoration of the 2019 World Food Day, experts have called for collective efforts of all stakeholders, for a healthy diet to secure the future of the country.
18 Oct 2019
Executive Director of Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BOPHDA), Dr. Sule Meleh, has attributed diabetes, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS to poor nutrition, which lacks capacity to boost immune system.
17 Oct 2019
As part of efforts to alleviate hunger among poor communities in Lagos State, hundreds of indigent people yesterday received food packs to mark the world food day.
21 Oct 2018
Signs of food insecurity across the world means there is considerable work to be done towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030.
13 Oct 2018
October 16 is World Food Day. With the global population expected to reach over 9billion by 2050, there is a continuous need to increase food production and buffer stocks. Countries around the world, especially developing countries where hunger and food scarcity is more acute, are resorting to various counter strategies to meet growing demand and…
22 Oct 2017
Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs Adepeju Adebajo, stated this during a press briefing to commemorate the 2017 ‘World Food Day’ with the theme ‘Change the Future of Migration, Invest in Food Security and Rural Development.’’
19 Oct 2017
Experts from the China said they had spent 10 years cultivating the new grain, which was unveiled on October 16. The theme of 2017 World Food Day is “Changing the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.”
8 Oct 2017
Ahead tomorrow’s World Food Day, the Lagos State government has restated its commitment to ensuring food security for its populace, through its various agricultural programmes.
19 Oct 2016
The United Nation’s Environment Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) has warned that climate change may be a threat to the Federal Government’s diversification ...

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