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Mitigating post-harvest losses via preservation, processing

Post-harvest losses have always been a challenge to farmers and threat to food security. Unarguably food security could be enhanced through preservation and processing...

Farmers raise alarm as insecurity threatens food availability

Some stakeholders in the agriculture sector have appealed to the Federal Government to intensify efforts in curbing banditry, kidnapping and terrorism, as these can...

Africa to double agricultural productivity as $17bn is pledged to increase food security

A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has pledged over $17 billion in financing on Friday, April 30, 2021 during a high-level...

Reps move to ascertain level of food security in Nigeria

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 moved to ascertain the level of food security in the country, following the adoption of...

Israeli researchers develop method for predicting pest attacks on fields

Israeli researchers have developed a tool for predicting population development of harmful insects in agricultural fields, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) said on...

UN partners Cross River in promoting sustainable environment, agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has partnered the Cross River State Government in promoting sustainable environment and agricultural activities...

Solidaridad pledges to help in divestment of Nigerian economy

Solidaridad West Africa, a solution-oriented civil society organisation (CSO), says is poised to bring its over 50-year experience in global agriculture transformation to help...

Govt urged to improve agricultural production to cushion climate change effect

The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, has called on the Federal Government to improve agricultural production to boost food supply and cushion the...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...