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USAID: Smallholder farmers receive loans to boost food security

In response to the global food and nutrition crisis, USAID and Feed the Future, the U.S. government’s global food security initiative, is expanding efforts...

AGRA mobilises support to help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) has joined the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) as a Knowledge Partner. Launched at...

Covid-19: Stakeholders clamour support for smallholder farmers

In the bid to define a pathway to a healthy, secure and sustainable food system and cohesive national and African food policy that addresses...

Study says investment in new farming technology will alleviate rice farmers’ challenges

Smallholder rice farmers in Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda are still faced with a number of challenges including relying on rain-fed farming, use of farmer-saved...

How smallholder farmers can food secure Africa

One of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to "End hunger, achieve food security and adequate nutrition for all, and promote sustainable agriculture." Smallholder farmers...

Too much rain threatening our yield, vegetable farmers lament

The heavy rain in recent time is resulting in flooded farmlands and smallholder vegetable farmers in Ojo area of Lagos have been counting their...

Rice scheme imposes hardship, displaces Tanzanian farmers

Norfund, the UK aid department, and Capricorn are funding the British company Agrica’s industrial rice plantation in Mngeta, Tanzania, which is destroying the livelihoods...

Kaduna farmers get N1 billion agricultural loans

The Kaduna State Government has commenced disbursement of loans to farmers in the state under a partnership with the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) with...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...