Food trade FOOD FORTIFICATION World food prices rise for 7th month in a row in December

Global food trade is buoyant, as are prices

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FAO’s new Food Outlook report tracks the risks associated with rising import bills amid broad upswing in prices Global food trade is poised for a...
Kenya’s Coffee Production

Kenya’s Coffee Production to increase by 7% to 750,000 Bags in 2021/22

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FAS Nairobi forecasts Kenya’s coffee production will increase from 700 to 750 thousand bags in marketing year (MY) 2021/22 due to anticipated good weather...
WHO to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO Steps Up Action To Improve Fod Safety And Protect People From Disease

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Every year 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses are reported.  In 2010, 420 000 people died due to such diseases as salmonella and E.coli infection,...
Presco Plc Appoints Paul Antoon L. Cardoen as Chairman

Presco Q4’20 and Q1’21 Review: Solid Outlook for FY’21 Driven by Strong Fundamentals

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Outperformed rating maintained Presco's Q1 21 earnings beat our estimate by around 61%. Stronger-than-expected sales of N7.9bn vs. our N6.2bn forecast drove the positive surprise....
dried small fish

Addressing nutritional deficiencies using dried small fish

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Fish, especially small fish, is an important animal food source among vulnerable populations and increases the nutritional quality of their diets. Dried small fish...
Flour Mills of Nigeria: Revenue from the sales of Sugar increased by 29.47% to ₦58.19bn

Flour Mills of Nigeria Expands Its Sugar BIP In Nasarawa State

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Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (Flour Mills), Nigeria’s leading integrated food business and agro-allied Group, and owners of the iconic brand, ‘Golden Penny,’ today...
Yam tuber

Average Price of 1kg of Yam Tuber Increased by 9.87% in April 2021 –...

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Prices of selected food items including eggs, tomatoes, yam, rice increased in April data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) have shown. The average price of...
Food security

Food security: Scaling innovation towards banana production in Rwanda

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To improve food security in banana production in Rwanda, IITA has commenced a project titled  “Multiplatform delivery of co-developed tools for national control and prevention...
African Yam Bean

African Yam Bean (AYB): Rehabilitating a leguminous crop with many uses

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To revitalize underutilized crops in Africa, the “Bean-preneur” team organized exploratory interviews with African Yam Bean (AYB) growers and non-AYB growers in Nigeria to...
Maize Nigeria's Poultry affected by Maize Ban Brandspurng

GIZ–GIAE and IITA target job creation and increased maize and cassava productivity in Nigeria

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The Green Innovation Centre for the Agriculture and Food Sector Program (GIAE) – Nigeria is launching an 18-month project to boost maize and cassava...
GDP Nigeria's Poultry affected by Maize Ban Brandspurng

Q1’2021 GDP: Agricultural Sector Grew By 2.28% – NBS

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In real terms, the agricultural sector in the first quarter of 2021 grew by 2.28% (year-on-year), an increase of 0.07% points from the corresponding...
Dangote Sugar

Dangote Sugar Reports Q1 2021 Profit ₦8.3Bn, Up 30.3% On Revenue Of $67bn

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Nigeria’s largest producer of sugar, Dangote Sugar Refinery has reported a profit before tax of N11.95 for the three months ended March 31, 2021. According...