FAO, WMO and partners call for early warning and early action to avoid disasters brandspurng

FAO, WMO and partners call for early warning and early action to avoid disasters

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2020 State of Climate Services Report says 11,000 disasters caused by weather, climate and water-related hazards in the past 50 years 13 October 2020, Geneva/Rome -...
Impact of COVID-19 on people's livelihoods, their health and our food systems

Impact of COVID-19 on people’s livelihoods, their health and our food systems

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Without the means to earn an income during lockdowns, many are unable to feed themselves and their families. For most, no income means no...
Lagos to Establish Fish Processing Centre Brandspurng

Lagos to Establish Fish Processing Centre

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The Lagos State Government will soon establish a processing centre for the fisheries and aquaculture sector to offtake the produce from registered farm clusters...

Harnessing the Economic Potential of Cassava production in Nigeria

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Harnessing the Economic Potential of Cassava production in Nigeria Nigeria is the largest cassava producer globally, accounting for about one-fifth (21%) of total production worldwide. The...
FAO welcomes $3 million contribution from Germany and Sweden to help farmers fight the impact of climate change

FAO welcomes $3m contribution from Germany and Sweden to help farmers fight the impact...

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed a $3 million contribution from Germany and Sweden to help farmers in...
Prices of food commodities up to multi-month highs

Prices of food commodities up to multi-month highs

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The benchmark price index for food commodities rose in September, led by vegetable oils and cereals, according to a report from the Food and...

Thrive Agric appoints Adia Sowho interim CEO Amid Unpaid Returns Accusations

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Thrive Agric CEO, Uka Eje announced via his Twitter account that he has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer. Adia Sowho resumes as...
Wukari New Yam Market Declared Open

Wukari New Yam Market Declared Open

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The long-awaited Wukari new yam market was declared opened on the 5th of October, 2020 amidst jubilation by market men and women in Wukari,...
New potato varieties introduced to combat potato cyst nematode Brandspurng

New potato varieties introduced to combat potato cyst nematode

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Scientists from NemAfrica, the nematology unit at CGIAR-IITA, and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) are currently assessing new potato varieties that are resistant...
IITA DDG-P4D, Dr Kenton Dashiell spoke extensively about opportunities in the Nigerian agriculture sector

Hundreds of sustainable and profitable agribusiness opportunities available in Nigeria – IITA DDG

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CGIAR-IITA Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery, Kenton Dashiell, has encouraged Nigerians to take up sustainable and profitable opportunities in the country’s agriculture sector. He made...
Flour Mills of Nigeria turns 60

Flour Mills of Nigeria turns 60

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Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading foods and agro-allied groups has marked a significant milestone, celebrating 60 years of feeding...
FAO's Committee on Agriculture focuses on how livestock Brandspurng sector transformation can contribute to achieving the SDGs

FAO’s Committee on Agriculture focuses on how livestock sector transformation can contribute to achieving...

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FAO Director-General calls for an integrated agri-food systems approach to better address food insecurity and malnutrition amid COVID-19 The agricultural sectors and livestock farming, in...