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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Climate change: Agriculture experts advocates 'smart farming' - ITREALMS

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Agriculture experts have advocated “smart farming practices” to combat climate change, improve productivity and enhance food security in the country.
Climate change: Agriculture experts advocates 'smart farming' - ITREALMS
They noted that if climate change challenges were not nipped in the bud, more than 52 per cent of the country’s agricultural production would be threatened by 2050.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Economic Crisis: Adeleke unveils food security plan, preaches unity - ITREALMS

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The Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has unveiled his government’s food security plan and advocated for national unity to resolve the current nationwide economic crisis.
Economic Crisis: Adeleke unveils food security plan, preaches unity - ITREALMS
The Governor who recently attended President Bola Tinubu’s briefing with Governors on Thursday was at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture today during which he opened up on the extensive agenda of the state government on food security and expanded food production.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Nigerian Akin-Olugbade, joins AFAP Board of Trustees - NaijaAgroNet

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Nigerian international lawyer, consultant, and development practitioner, Dr. Adesegun A. Akin-Olugbade has been named a member of the Board of Trustees at the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) reports NaijaAgroNet.
Nigerian Akin-Olugbade, joins AFAP Board of Trustees - NaijaAgroNet
Akin-Olugbade, NaijaAgroNet learnt, brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience in the legal and financial sectors, spanning over three decades.

Monday, February 19, 2024

Economic crisis: Adeleke plans committee on food security, reels out actions - ITREALMS

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The Governor of Osun State, Senator 
Ademola Adeleke, would this week inaugurate a state committee on food security in response to the increasing economic hardship facing residents, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Food Security: Governor Adeleke to inaugurate committee - ITREALMS
The committee to comprise representatives of civil society groups, youth organizations, farmers' associations, security agencies, religious groups, market associations and relevant commissioners is to be led by the Commissioner for Special Duties and Regional Integration, Dr Bashiru Salami.


The Committee is to work on farm security for food production, expand farming activities through state incentives, track foodstuff marketing and pricing, review operations of ongoing palliatives measures with a view for improvement if any and recommend immediate actions to further relieve the suffering of the populace.

Friday, February 9, 2024

Climate change: CAAF24 unveils speakers for pre-event webinar - NaijaAgroNet

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The Climate Action Africa (CAA) has unveiled key speakers at forthcoming CAAF24 pre-event webinar with focus on Climate Finance in Africa, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Climate change: CAAF24 unveils speakers for pre-event webinar - NaijaAgroNet
The Co-Founder and Executive Director of CAA, Grace Oluchi Mbah, shared this in a press statement available to NaijaAgroNet and urged registration before the event scheduled for February 29, 2024.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Africa food bank conference underscores regional growth strategies - NaijaAgroNet

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The second Africa Food Bank Conference ended in the city of Accra, Ghana under the auspeces of Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) in partnership with Ghanaian, Food for All Africa (FFAA), underscoring need for regional growth strategies, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Africa food bank conference underscores regional growth strategies - NaijaAgroNet
Food banks from across Africa gathered in Accra to discuss common opportunities and challenges and to learn from the experience and expertise of peers.

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Farmers go to Italy for global forum - NaijaAgroNet

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The Farmers’ Forum would next month, February 12 and 13 assembly in Italy for their global meeting, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Farmers go to Italy for global forum - NaijaAgroNet
The forum is a bottom-up dialogue on rural development and poverty reduction between farmers’ organizations, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and governments and has been scheduled for February 12 through 13, 2024 in Italy.

Monday, January 15, 2024

Accra to host Africa Foodbank confab'24 - NaijaAgroNet

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The capital city of Ghana, Accra is warming up to host the four-day 2024 Africa Food Bank Conference as part of the Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) from Monday, January 29 through Thursday, February 1, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Accra to host Africa Foodbank confab'24 - NaijaAgroNet
This, the organisers said, is building on the Nairobi gathering in November 2022, and will be a further opportunity for food banks from across Africa to gather in-person to discuss common themes and challenges facing food banks and learn from the experience and expertise of peers. As food banking continues to advance in Africa, we look forward to welcoming new GFN members to the Africa food bank community at this event.