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Nigeria wins 2021 World Soil Day Award

King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award

 Nigeria has emerged winner of the 2021 King Bhumibol World Soil Day (WSD) Award, instituted to recognise individuals and institutions that organised impactful WSD celebration. His Excellency, Mr Oma Djebah, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Kingdom of Thailand, while receiving the prestigious 2021 King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award won by Nigeria from Her Royal Highness, ...

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Food security: Rep urges govt to address desert encroachment

Desertification

Rep Munir Danagundi, Chairman, House Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, has called on the Federal Government to address desert encroachment and aridity in the country in order to ensure food security. Desertification and land degradation are very serious challenges. They lead to hunger and poverty Danagundi made the call at the inaugural workshop on “Management of Problematic Soils in ...

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World Soil Day: Minister seeks prioritisation of soil fertility management

Alhaji Sabo Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has urged soil scientists to assist in educating agricultural extension officers on soil fertility management. Alhaji Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nanono gave the advice on Saturday, December 5, 2020 in Abuja, at the “Experts dialogue”, in commemoration of World Soil Day (WSD) marked on Dec. 5, every ...

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