Tag: FAO

Nigeria to participate in agriculture transformation initiative -FAO

Suleiman Idris- September 22, 2020

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday says Nigeria has expressed its interest to join the Hand- in-Hand initiative to ... Read More

672m People Affected with Obesity Globally – FAO

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised the alarm over what it termed “fastest rising incidences of obesity in African”, noting that an estimated ... Read More

FAO Targets 8,100 Displaced Families in The North-East Under Micro-Gardening Scheme

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it targeted 8,100 families displaced by the Boko Harm insurgency under its Micro-Gardening scheme in the North-East. Mr ... Read More

FAO’s 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Nigeria 53% Funded

Henry Solomon- August 2, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said its 2018 humanitarian response plan for Nigeria had only been 53.6 percent funded with the year already halved. ... Read More

Army to Revive Sambisa Forest for Tourists Attraction

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says Nigerian Army will work with National Park Service and Borno Government to revive Sambisa forest to attract ... Read More

FAO Partners Africa Rice Center In Strengthening Capacity Of Farmers In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- March 23, 2017

As part of efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based ... Read More

United Nations Declares Famine In South Sudan

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2017

Three UN agencies said on Monday declared famine in parts of South Sudan. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the UN children’s ... Read More

Declining Prices Of Food Thwarts Poverty Eradication

Henry Solomon- October 3, 2016

Food The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) warned that the declining prices of food could thwart efforts to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty. FAO stated ... Read More