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Friday, June 24, 2022

Center on Adaptation to help smallholder farmers enhance food security - NaijaAgroNet

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The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) has said its providing technical advisory support to a new World Bank’s investment project in Ethiopia valued at $600 million to increase the resilience of food systems and preparedness for food insecurity, reports NaijaAgroNet.
As a result of climate change, smallholder farmers in Ethiopia are suffering from greater variability and extreme weather events, increased temperature and declining rainfall in a country where 85 percent of farmers are depended on rain-fed agriculture. Ethiopia is currently in the middle of one of the worst droughts for 50 years which follows 12 to 18 months of erratic and failed rains which have dried up many water sources. The war in Ukraine and subsequent rising wheat, fuel and fertilizer costs are also worsening the country’s food crisis.

GCA, AfDB join forces to scale up access to climate-smart technologies - NaijaAgroNet

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The Global Center for Adaptation (GCA) and African Development Bank (AfDB) have advanced plans to scale up access to climate-smart digital technologies in Africa, reports NaijaAgroNet.
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Senior Director for Africa at GCA, Anthony Nyong informed that they are looking at scaling up access to climate-smart digital technologies by the year 2025.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Makinde inspects 6 PHCs, pledges to pay insurance fees for 1,500 enrollees

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The Oyo State Governor, ’Seyi Makinde, on Friday, commissioned the Renal Dialysis Unit, High Dependency Unit and the Diabetes Screening and Treatment Centre built inside the Adeoyo State Hospital, Ring Road, Ibadan.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State
The projects were built and equipped with the support from Global Fund, the Afolabi Family of Kaderu Compound, Ibadan and the Lions Clubs International, District 404 B1, Nigeria.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Behavioral Health: Tranquil & Quest brings facility to Lekki - NaijaAgroNet

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The Tranquil and Quest (TQ) Behavioral Health Limited, has brought state-of-the-art mental health facility to Lagos as the new office opens at Lekki, Igbo Efon of the state, reports NaijaAgroNet.
NaijaAgroNet was reliably informed that the facility, is aimed at addressing the challenges faced by some Nigerians in traveling abroad for medical exercise and treatment.

Friday, June 3, 2022

NSML signs construction supervision agreement with EA Temile for new LPG vessel - NaijaAgroNet

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NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML) and EA Temile & Sons Development Company Limited on 25th May 2022 signed an agreement for supervision of the construction of a new-build 23,000 cubic metre LPG vessel at the Hyundai Mipo shipyard in South Korea.