Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: agriculture


A study supported by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) reveals that climate change is driving the spike in pest attacks on crops. This has led to an increasing threat to food security and the environment. The Scientific Review on the Read more…


Unless Nigeria fully industrializes its dairy sector, there will be no room for development and expansion. Fred Kafeero, Nigeria Country Director of the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) stated this at the World Milk day summit held in Abuja. It Read more…


The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says the time has come for nations to stringently ensure the restoration of the global ecosystem. QU Dongyu, FAO Director-General said this at a townhall meeting meant to serve as a curtain-raiser for the Read more…


The raining season in Nigeria is well underway, but not in all parts of the country. For farmers in Gwagwalada and Kwali areas of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, these are worrying times. This is because a paucity of Read more…


In Nigeria, this time of the year ushers in the rainy season – meaning harvest time is around the corner. As a form of support, the Federal government has promised to commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to farmers across Read more…


African nations have been urged to preserve their arable lands to promote food security. Senegalese President Macky Sall was speaking at the recently held food security dialogue. Sall said African nations must not cede their arable land to third countries Read more…


As Africa continue to make efforts to revamp its economy in the light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will co-host a continental dialogue focusing on food security through innovation. The International Fund for Agricultural Development Read more…


The European Union has been urged to implement effective food security strategies to safeguard the livelihoods of citizens. This formed part of deliberations at webinar held with the theme: Feeding 450 million in a climate friendly way – How does Read more…


African Development Bank (AfDB) has given financial support to the agricultural and forestry sector of Guinea Bissau. To this a capacity building workshop for the local team responsible for revising Guinea’s Nationally Determined Contribution (CDN) has been held. The training Read more…


A new report indicates that global food systems are driving biodiversity losses. Food System Impacts on Biodiversity Loss, the new Chatham House report, supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Compassion in World Farming, described three actions needed for food system transformation in support of biodiversity, and sets out recommendations to embed food Read more…