Food security

Food Security: Water Resources Minister advocates upscaled funding

Food Security: Water Resources Minister advocates upscaled funding

By Gabriel Ewepu, Abuja AS food prices remain unabated, the Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Engr Joseph Utsev, has called for upscaled funding to boost the nation’s food security architecture. The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, Engr. Prof. Joseph Terlumun Utsev FNSE FNICE, FNIWE, has called for a surge in […]
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Food Security: IFAD, FG assures COSOP to boost farmers’ productivity

Food Security: IFAD, FG assures COSOP to boost farmers’ productivity

By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, and the Federal Government has assured 2nd National Nigeria-IFAD Country Strategic Opportunities Programme, COSOP, of boosting smallholder farmers’ productivity along the food supply value chain. The Country Director, IFAD, Dede Ekoue, stated this while speaking on the essence of the national stakeholder workshop […]

Food Security: Why NABDA partners medical practitioners on GMO sensitisation – Prof Mustapha

Food Security: Why NABDA partners medical practitioners on GMO sensitisation – Prof Mustapha

The Director General of, the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, Wednesday, explained that it became imperative for the agency to partner with medical practitioners in the country on sensitizing Nigerians about the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs, in order to disabuse their minds from wrong information they have received.

Nigeria: Actions that curb hostilities, improve food security

Nigeria: Actions that curb hostilities, improve food security

By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – Nigeria has been plagued by decades-long violent conflicts which threaten national cohesion. Conflicts in politics, religion, ethnicity, and culture have exacerbated leading to the loss of lives, property, and means of livelihood.Farming and mining communities have not been spared as emerging issues of criminality, kidnappings, and cultism threaten food production, […]