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HOW COVID-19 AFFECTED SMALLHOLDER FARMERS —OLAM INTERNATIONAL

While global food supply chains may be starting to heal from the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, food and agribusiness, Olam International, underlines the importance of addressing the long-term wellness and operational resilience needs of those small-scale farmers in emerging markets who provide much of the world’s ingredients and raw materials. A survey Continue Reading
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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT PARTNERS LAGOS TO INVEST IN MARINE RESOURCES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE – GOVERNOR

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government on investment in marine resources, to boost agriculture. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this while receiving the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Muhammed Nanono, on a courtesy visit at the State House, Ikeja. The minister’s visit came on the heels […]Continue Reading
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NUTRITION: WHY FG MUST PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE BY 2030

As the end of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs gradually approaches, nutritionists, and other stakeholders in the fight against malnutrition have urged government at all levels to bridge the gap between policy statements and implementation of the blueprint on nutrition. The SDG 2 targets to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition, […]Continue Reading
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WHAT OGUN GOVT IS DOING TO ADDRESS FOOD SUFFICIENCY CHALLENGE —AGRIC COMMISSIONER

The Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, reveals the efforts of the state government under the leadership of Governor Dapo Abiodun, to make agriculture business attractive to young people, government strategy to move agriculture forward even after COVID-19 pandemic, and other issues. Excerpts: Ogun, the Gateway State, is blessed with vast land good Continue Reading
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SENATE WANTS 2020 BUDGET REVIEWED AS OIL PRICES CRASH AMIDST CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

The Senate, on Tuesday, said the review of the 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly has become inevitable as a result of tumbling oil prices amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The finance minister, Zainab Ahmad, recently expressed a similar view. The Senate’s stance was sequel to the receipt and deliberation of the interim report of […]Continue Reading