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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

WWFN: Sea ruling law, milestone on climate and ocean action - NaijaAgroNet

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The World Wide Fund (WWF) strongly supports the new Advisory Opinion published by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which for the first time at a global level defines the legal obligations of states to act on climate change to protect marine ecosystems.
WWFN: Sea ruling law, milestone on climate and ocean action - NaijaAgroNet
These obligations arise under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, to which 164 UN member states and the EU are parties.

Monday, May 13, 2024

Technologies to safeguard plants in 21st century - NaijaAgroNet



The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has involved scientific approaches, innovation, and the latest technologies on plant production and protection, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Technologies to safeguard plants in 21st century - NaijaAgroNet
This, NaijaAgroNet gathered includes supporting governments to conserve plant genetic resources and develop viable seeds and stress-resistant crop varieties to increase crop productivity.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

FAO focuses on technology importance for IDPH - NaijaAgroNet

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The 2024 International Day of Plant Health is attracting shining light on the importance of leveraging innovation to protect plants by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), reports NaijaAgroNet.
FAO focuses on technology importance for IDPH - NaijaAgroNet
FAO also said that focusing on technology importance at this time has become indispensable essential for sustaining life on earth.

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Taxes, royalties: Shell Nigeria paid $1.09bn in 2023 - NaijaAgroNet

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The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) received in taxes and royalties the total sum of $1.09 billion, about N2,707,310,000,000.00 trillion, as at December 2023 through the operations of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Ltd (SNEPCo.) in the country, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Taxes, royalties: Shell Nigeria paid $1.09bn in 2023 - NaijaAgroNet
Sources close the Shell Nigeria, disclosed that the figures, recently published in the 2023 Shell Briefing Notes, showed that SPDC paid $442 million, while SNEPCo remitted $649 million.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority gets new MD/CEO @Woke - NaijaAgroNet

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Engr. Chukwuemeka Woke as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), reports NaijaAgroNet.

Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority gets new MD/CEO @Woke - NaijaAgroNet

Engr. Woke is a seasoned engineer and politician. He had served as Chairman of Emohua local government area of Rivers State and was Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, for many years.

Monday, May 6, 2024

COP28 targets triple renewables by 2030 - NaijaAgroNet

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Communiqué from G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Energy, Climate and Environment calls on IRENA to track the group’s collective contribution to COP28’s global target to triple renewables by 2030
COP28 targets triple renewables by 2030 - NaijaAgroNet
The G7 leaders tasked the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to track and monitor the group’s collective contribution toward the global renewable tripling target by 2030. The target was established by the UAE Consensus last November at COP28, aligning global climate ambitions with IRENA’s 1.5°C pathway, mapped out by the Agency’s World Energy Transitions Outlook.

Friday, May 3, 2024

Food security: How tech can tackle challenges in Nigeria - NaijaAgroNet


Nigeria's agricultural sector has long been a significant contributor to national growth, with the potential to further reduce poverty. This sector, encompassing crop production, livestock, forestry, and fishing, has the potential to hold export opportunities and can strategically become the engine for economic prosperity, given Nigeria's large population.
Food security: How tech can tackle challenges in Nigeria - NaijaAgroNet
Undoubtedly, agriculture remains a top contributor to Nigeria's GDP. Statistics show it contributed around 23.69% in 2022, ranking behind the industry (30.78%) and services (22.04%) sectors. However, the sector's contribution has declined.

Thursday, May 2, 2024

USAID partner JGI on Hope Through Action - NaijaAgroNet

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with a local Non-Governmental Organisation in Tanzania, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) on its Hope Through Action, reports NaijaAgroNet.
The USAID Hope Through Action project, NaijaAgroNet gathered, works to protect endangered chimpanzee populations and safeguard their habitat through more effective forest management and empowering local communities with more inclusive governance of natural resources and more productive and sustainable livelihoods in the Gombe-Masito-Ugalla (GMU) landscape.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Why we launched Nigeria food security strategy says Stevens - NaijaAgroNet

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The Consul-General of the United States of America (USA) to Nigeria, Mr. Will Stevens has given some reasons why they recently launched the Nigeria food security strategy, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Why we launched Nigeria food security strategy says Stevens - NaijaAgroNet
“Last month, alongside our partners in the Nigerian agricultural value chain, we launched the U.S. government’s Global Food Security Strategy Country Plan for Nigeria that aims to boost agriculture productivity and drive agriculture-led economic growth,” he declared.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Orogbu: Why I recommitted to Awba-Ofemili University of Agriculture - NaijaAgroNet

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The member representing Awka North/South in the Federal House of Representatives, Prof. Oby Lilian Orogbu, has explained why she recommitted to the bill for the establishment of the Federal University of Agriculture, Awba-Ofemili, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Orogbu: Why I recommitted to Awba-Ofemili University of Agriculture - NaijaAgroNet
Orogbu in her motion Wednesday in Abuja, called for the recommittal of the Bill to the Committee of the whole to fast-rack it’s passage.

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.

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.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

O-Meal poisoning: Osun govt summons cooks, officials, affected students discharged - NaijaAgroNet

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The Osun State government has summoned cooks and officials of the O-Meal at St James Primary School B, Owoope Osogbo following a food poisoning scare, reports NaijaAgroNet.
O-Meal poisoning: Osun govt summons cooks, officials, affected students discharged - NaijaAgroNet
The incident which led to hospitalisation of some students saw the government raising tot he challenge by footing the hospital bills, even as the students have since been discharged.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Senator Mustapha advocates for National Summit on Agriculture - NaijaAgroNet

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The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agricultural Production, Services & Rural Development, Senator Saliu Mustapha has advocated for a National Summit on Agriculture, reports NaijaAgroNet.
Senator Mustapha advocates National Summit on Agriculture - NaijaAgroNet
Senator Mustapha, who represents Kwara Central Senatorial zone at the National Assembly, made this declaration at the opening ceremony of a two-day Parliamentary Retreat on Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) cum Biennial Review (BR) and Food Systems Transformation in Nigeria on Tuesday at Radisson Blu Ikeja, Lagos.

Monday, December 4, 2023

COP 28: Africa's peculiarities must be considered towards net-zero future - NaijaAgroNet

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As conversations on finding sustainable solutions for a decarbonized energy future continue to hold globally, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), NNPC Ltd., Mr. Mele Kyari has said the African Continent needs “a just, differentiated transition” to enable it to harness its resources for today for the benefit of its future generations.
COP 28: Africa's peculiarities must be considered towards net-zero future - NaijaAgroNet
The GCEO made this known while speaking at a Regional CEO Panel organised by McKinsey & Company on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNCCC), also known as the COP28 Conference, in Dubai, UAE, on Monday.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Tree planting: Rotary budgets N10m - NaijaAgroNet


The Rotary Club of Port Harcourt ECO has mapped out some 10 million naira towards protection, preservation and securing a safe environment for Rivers people, reports 
NaijaAgroNet.
Tree planting: Rotary budgets N10m - NaijaAgroNet
Just as the club says it would impact positively to the next generation through planting of trees in the state.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Flood Control in Nigeria: McEnies wins deal with FCDO, UK Met Office - NaijaAgroNet

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McEnies Global Communications has achieved a new feat with the sealing a contract with UK Met Office to develop improved communications practices on weather information and work out meaningful communication strategies to mitigate against perennial flooding in Nigeria, reports NaijaAgroNet.
New feat for McEnies, secures FCDO, UK Met deal on Nigeria’s flood control - ITREALMS
The project which is being sponsored by UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) will bring together several relevant government agencies, like Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), etc while also engaging in some desk-based research and consultations.