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Friday, February 3, 2023

Nigeria: NLNG partner LCCI to promote food security sustainable - NaijaAgroNet

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Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), in partnership with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), on Wednesday presented the joint-winning works of The Nigeria Prize for Science (2022) to industry players in an effort to push agricultural innovations that can positively impact food security in the country.
General Manager of External Relations and Sustainable Development, Andy Odeh
The presentation of the winning works, Gains in Grain Yield of Released Maize (Zea Mays L.) Cultivars under Drought and Well-Watered Conditions by Dr Muhydideen Oyekunle and Professor Shehu Ado; and Development of Process Plant for Plantain Flour by Professor Sesan Peter Ayodeji and Dr Emmanuel Olatunji Olutomilola was made at an interactive business forum.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Steps to Achieve ‘The Decade of Gas’ - NaijaAgroNet

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Nigeria is a study in contradiction. It has the largest proven gas reserve in Africa yet faces a significant challenge in providing access to gas for a majority of its citizens and businesses. On top of this, it occupies an unenviable position as one of the top seven gas-flaring countries in the world, according to the World Bank. The tale would be unbelievable if it was fiction.
Eromosele, a Corporate Communication professional and public affairs analyst from Lagos @ITREALMS
Sadly, the reality is grim. Oil-producing companies burn off millions of cubic litres of natural gas during oil production. They use a fancy term, gas flaring, to describe it. It doesn't however take remove from the fact that the action, gas flaring, is a glaring waste of a wasting resource. It also impacts negatively on the environment, human health and the cost of gas. It needs to be stopped.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Compassion in World Farming optimistic about game-changing lab-grown meats - NaijaAgroNet

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Compassion in World Farming (CWF) has expressed optimism that the 2023 would be a game-changer for lab-grown meats, reports NaijaAgroNet.
The body in its 2023 forecast made available to NaijaAgroNet said that focus sharpened on alternatives to traditional meat to help address climate and biodiversity emergencies, is the reason behind their sharing innovations to watch out for in 2023.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Gavi scales up innovation in immunisation with INFUSE 2.0 - NaijaAgroNet

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The vaccine alliance known as Gavi, has scalled up innovation in immunisation with the debut of INFUSE 2.0, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Gavi scales up innovation in immunisation with  INFUSE 2.0 - NaijaAgroNet
This innovation systems worth $500m, about N227,530,000,000.00 billion, NaijaAgroNet gathered, would upgrade the world’s most in-need countries.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

ActionAid urges immediate creation of Agriculture Emergency Fund - NaijaAgroNet

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ActionAid Nigeria has called for the immediate creation of a separate Agricultural Emergency Fund outside the 2023 budget for agriculture.
Mr Azubike Nwokoye, the Food and Agriculture Programme Manager of the organisation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Revealed: Two factors central to successful fortified rice in Nigeria - NaijaAgroNet

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Two factors have been revealed as central to the successful introduction of fortified rice in Nigeria, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Revealed: Two factors central to successful fortified rice in Nigeria - NaijaAgroNet
This revelation was based on latest study tagged “Towards the adoption of rice fortification in Nigeria: Landscape Analysis Report” made available to NaijaAgroNet by the the World Food Programme and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Nigeria.