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COVID-19: Group calls on govt to support farmers

Voices for Food Security (VFS)

Members of civil society and non-government agricultural stakeholders operating under a group called Voices for Food Security (VFS) have called on the Federal Government to come to the aid of farmers, who are facing challenges following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Members of the Voices for Food Security (VFS): Sulaimon Arigbagu, Executive Director of HEDA Resource Centre ...

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FAO clamours support to help small farmers adapt to climate change

Jose Graziano da Silva

Failure to act now to make our food systems more resilient to climate change will “seriously compromise” food production in many regions and could doom to failure international efforts to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, warned on Monday, February 13 2017. “Agriculture holds the key to solving two ...

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