Food security

“You work with figures, I work with facts…’ Buhari insists Nigeria has achieved food security

DESPITE the many negative reports by several internationally recognised bodies on the rate of hunger and poverty in Nigeria, President...

INVESTIGATION: In Kebbi, farmers — men and women — are stiff competitors in the rice race

          Abubakar Hakimi, sweating it out on his rice farm, awaiting bumper harvest   The sun is hot and harsh, above...
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Obasanjo Urges Int’l Assistance To End Insurgency

The former President noted that Nigeria has the capacity to produce enough to feed its citizens, but added that insurgency in the Northern region, the country’s food basket, is adversely affecting food production and security.

OXFAM Tasks Journalists On Food Security

The Oxfam GB Nigeria has challenged Nigerian journalists to intensify their coverage of the agricultural sector by putting the government under pressure to increase the annual budgetary allocation to the sector towards ensuring food security.
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USAID Launches Farmer-Friendly Programme In Nigeria

The United State Agency for International Development, USAID, has launched a two year partnership programme to increase access to smart tractors, improved seeds and profitable markets for over 45,000 smallholder farmers across Nigeria.

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