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Lagos, PLAN design strategy to curb agric waste

Considering the high volume of postharvest loss from agric produce as a result of non existence of technologies that can preserve fruits, vegetables, foods and crops for required micro-nutrients and for economic growth, Lagos State Government Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the Union of Perishable Farm Produce Traders of Lagos State, Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (PLAN), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have commenced awareness on capacity building and public/market sensitisation on produce vehicle/crate projects to prevent further postharvest loss.

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If you fail to plan, prepare to fail

I am not in the business of “I told you so “but I told you so. Two weeks ago, in my column titled:” Paralysis by analysis, I wrote about the litany of disasters leading to the Olympics in Rio; how athletes were turning to social media to fund their training and flights, how ill-prepared the Nigerian athletes were, how unsupported and ill-equipped they were, how tightly controlled the allowance for the athletes that were as they were allocated $75 daily and told they would get the other half on their return home!

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North East rehabilitation plan

AS the deadline for the ongoing military operations to clear the North East of the menace of Boko Haram Islamist terrorists draws nearer, the Federal Government is set to empanel a national conference to generate ideas, strategies and momentum for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the nation’s embattled frontier.

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