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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Kigali set for APAC continent wide gathering - NaijaAgroNet

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Kigali, the Rwandan capital is set for the African Protected Areas Congress (APAC) ever in history, come March 2022, reports NaijaAgroNet.
The congress, NaijaAgroNet gathered is to chart the way forward for a new funding model for Africa’s protected areas.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Buhari launches 13 rice pyramids - NaijaAgroNet

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Nigerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari, retired, has urged citizens to be patient because the price of rice in the market is expected to fall as the country recently launched 13 pyramids of rice paddy, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Buhari made these calls on Tuesday in Abuja noted that the growing food production in the country, especially the expansion in rice farming, will bring down prices of food, thereby making it more affordable for all.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Lagos CS-SUNN commences week-long workshop on 'winning proposals' - NaijaAgroNet

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The Lagos State chapter of the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has concluded plans for a week-long capacity building for its members on ‘winning proposals’ reports NaijaAgroNet.
Disclosing this, the chapter coordinator, Dr. Mrs Modupe Akinyinka, said the exercise would hold for qualifying members only with the theme: Writing grant winning proposals.

Friday, January 14, 2022

NLNG approves 100% LPG production into Nigeria market - NaijaAgroNet

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The Board of Directors of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has approved the supply of 100% of the company’s LPG production (Propane & Butane) to the Nigerian market. Consequently, NLNG will prioritize the domestic market for 100% of its Butane production, otherwise known as cooking gas.
The milestone is coming just three months after the company supplied its first Propane cargo into the domestic market and has developed a scheme to sustainably supply Propane for usage in cooking gas blending as well as in agro-allied, autogas, power and petrochemical sectors of the Nigerian economy to further deepen gas utilisation in Nigeria.

FRA: Most comprehensive assessments of forestry says FAO – NaijaAgroNet

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The Global Forest Resource Assessment (FRA) has been described as the most authoritative and comprehensive assessment of forests and forestry, reports NaijaAgroNet.
The latest of these assessments (FRA 2020), 
NaijaAgroNet gathered, contains detailed regional and global analyses for 236 countries and territories to meet the needs of the diverse stakeholders: private and public sectors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the media, academia, etc.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Forest data gets $7m to enhance accuracy, accessibility - NaijaAgroNet

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In order to make forestry more sustainable and resilient, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Finland have signed an agreement to enhance the capacity of countries in forest resources and data management especially in Africa worth $7 million, reports NaijaAgroNet.
The agreement, NaijaAgroNet gathered is coming from multi-donor project to be implemented jointly by the FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment and National Forest Monitoring teams over a period of four years, with an initial $2,3 million contribution provided by Finland.