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FG Targets Sorghum Value Chain To Boost Food Security

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By Doris Esa Abuja, - The Federal Government will progressively produce Sorghum toward meeting the country’s food and industrial demand in the face...

Obi will revive Nigeria’s economy, ensure food security – Group

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By POLYCARP AUTA JOS- A group, Peter Obi Movement in Diaspora and Naija (POMDAN), has said that Mr Peter Obi, the Presidential candidate of the...

NGO Inaugurates Regional Agricultural Platform To Improve Food Security

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By Ibrahim Kado Yola, - An NGO, Synergos Nigeria, on Tuesday, inaugurated the North-East Regional Agricultural Sector Alignment Platform. The News Agency of...

Food Security: FG Executes 50 Projects In Gombe In 3yrs —...

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By Peter UwumarogieGombe - The Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) says it has executed 50...

Consumer roles in the new meat market: Why youth are the...

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To date, climate change is the best-known existential crisis in both academic and socioeconomic circles. Though initially, the thought of the heat death of...

The protein supply chain: A backbone of civilisation, By Okezue Bell

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If I showed you these three products and asked you to name something that they all had in common, what would you say? One of...

Governors in marathon meeting on insecurity, health, food security, others

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Governors in marathon meeting on insecurity, health, food security, others THE thirty-six state governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forums, NGF, are engaged in...

World Bank approves $700m for climate resilience project in Nigeria

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The World Bank has approved a $700m credit from the International Development Association for the Nigeria Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes Project. This was contained...

Surviving in our ‘hunger republic’, By Dakuku Peterside

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Every day, ordinary Nigerians from Maiduguri to Oyorokoto-Andoni in Rivers State, Okerenkoko-Delta to Wamako in Sokoto State make difficult decisions. They are forced to...

FG is Planning `Operation Feed Yourself’ to Counter Malnutrition – Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed how the federal government wants to fight the biting hunger in the land. According to him, the federal government...

Increase In Foodstuff Prices Caused By Insecurity – Defense Minister, Magashi

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The Nigerian Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has blamed the high cost of food prices on the worsening insecurity in the nation. Magashi said this...

Experts, others carpet National Assembly as Buhari plans $4bn, €710m borrowings

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the National Assembly to approve fresh external loans of $4.05bn and €710m for his regime. Experts...

Gov Emmanuel tasks CBN on food security

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has tasked the Central Bank of Nigeria to explore non-conventional approaches to agriculture and create policy direction...

Food Security: NDE trains 50 unemployed as Agric Extension Officers in...

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has engaged 50 unemployed persons in Ebonyi in its Agricultural Extension programme aimed at enhancing food security.Mr Abubakar...

Buhari considered food security, power problem before relieving ministers –Presidency

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The Presidency on Thursday said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), essentially considered “food security” and the “power problem” in the country before...

Buhari okays review of grazing reserves in 25 states

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of a committee on the review of 368 grazing sites across 25 states of the federation. He directed...

Kogi’s war against food insecurity

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Last year, the Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranked Nigeria 98th out of 107 countries with acute hunger. Also, the United Nations Food and Agriculture...

AFAN urges Buhari to appoint special adviser on food security

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The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter, has called for the establishment of the Office of the Special Adviser to the...

Reduce post harvest losses, attain food sufficiency in Nigeria, says expert

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Dr Chijioke Osuji, an Agro industry and food value chain expert, has identified reducing post harvest loses, and not just increasing agricultural production, as...

Food security: FG distributes inputs to Oyo State rice farmers

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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Wednesday distributed farm inputs to 150 rice farmers in Oyo State.The News Agency of Nigeria...