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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.

Friday, May 27, 2022

NLNG delegates @2022 World Gas Congress - NaijaAgroNet

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A delegation of the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) participated in the 2022 World Gas Congress in South Korea, reports 
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The delegation includes Abdulkadir Ahmed, MD NLNG Ship Management Ltd; Bala Wunti, GGM, NAPIMS; Philip Mshelbilia, MD/CEO, NLNG; Mele Kyari, GMD, NNPC; Adokiye Tombomieye, GED Upstream, NNPC; and Olalekan Ogunleye, Deputy MD, NLNG at the ongoing World Gas Congress in Daegu, South Korea.

Monday, May 23, 2022

Free delivery for Konga Food customers - NaijaAgroNet

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The management of Konga Food, the online food delivery arm of Nigeria’s composite e-commerce giant, has assured Nigerian food lovers of exciting times ahead, beginning with the offer of 14 days of free delivery to mark its formal entry into the market.
Konga Food is equally introducing the fastest delivery times in the online food delivery segment in Nigeria, in addition to a host of freebies and other incentives.

Sunday, May 22, 2022

NLNG is most supportive taxpayer says FIRS - NaijaAgroNet

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The Nigeria LNG Limited has been recognised by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as its most Supportive Tax Payer, reports NaijaAgroNet.


This recognition was conveyed via a Press Release issued by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, in which he commended the 20 top-performing taxpayers whose compliances to tax obligations helped the service surpass its N6 trillion tax collection target in 2021.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Russio-Ukraine war: IFAD launches response to protect world’s rural poor - NaijaAgroNet

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The United Nation (UN's) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has launched a Crisis Response Initiative to ensure that small-scale farmers in high-risk countries can produce food over the next few months to feed their families and communities while reducing the threat to future harvests, reports NaijaAgroNet.

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“The disruption to global markets is shaking food systems to the core,” said Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD. “This is particularly alarming for countries already grappling with the impacts of climate change and COVID-19, where more people are likely to be pushed further into poverty and hunger. IFAD’s new initiative will help protect livelihoods and markets so that the most vulnerable people can continue to feed their families and communities, and thrive for a better future.”

Post-3rd Biennial Review: AAAN boss tasks Nigeria on infrastructure development - NaijaAgroNet

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The Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), Ms Ene Obi, has called for improved infrastructure investment to pave way for adequate and timely movement of agriculture produce nationwide, reports 
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Ms Ene Obi of ActionAid Nigeria

Speaking at the National Dialogue & Dissemination on Nigeria’s Performance at the 3rd Biennial Review Exercise on the Implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development (CAADP), on Wednesday at Hawthorn Suites, Abuja in her welcome address, Ene, said, improved investment on infrastructure has become imperative especially in the agriculture sector to reduce number of wastages and increase preservations.

No food security without healthy plants says FAO - ITREALMS

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As the world marks the International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) for the first time, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called for more investment in innovation in a field crucial for boosting food security and transforming how our food is produced, delivered and consumed.

“On this very first International Day of Plant Health, we will reflect on plant health innovations for food security,” said FAO Director-General QU Dongyu in his opening remarks, adding that investments are needed in research, capacity development and outreach. “We need to continue raising the global profile of plant health to transform agrifood systems to be more efficient, more inclusive, more resilient and more sustainable.”

IFAD-funded project to help preserve Amazonian forest - NaijaAgroNet

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The UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of the State of Maranhão signed a financing agreement today for the implementation of the Amazon Sustainable Management Project (PAGES). Implemented in Brazil’s state with the highest poverty and food insecurity rates, the project will address the entrenched environmental degradation of the Amazonian forest.
The total project cost is US$ 37 million, of which IFAD will contribute with a grant of US$ 17 million, provided by the Government of Germany through the Enhanced Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP+). The Government of Maranhão will contribute $ 16 million, and the beneficiaries will provide in-kind contributions of $ 4 million.

Monday, May 16, 2022

ActionAid to host national NSAs on dissemination strategies for 3rd CAADP BR report - NaijaAgroNet

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The ActionAid Nigeria in collaboration with stakeholders is set to host the Non-State Actors (NSA) to a two-day review session on adequate dissemination of the third CAADP Biennial Review (BR), reports 
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Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi
Sources close to ActionAid office in Nigeria revealed the advanced plans to host a two-day national session for the dissemination workshop slated to hold between May 18 and 19 at Hawthorn Suites, Garki, Abuja.

Senegal frontlines global climate challenge - NaijaAgroNet


Senegal is on the front lines of the global climate challenge and will play a critical role in leading Africa’s response, Patrick Verkooijen – CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation said in closing remarks in Dakar, after meeting President Macky Sall on Friday.
His Excellency, Macky Sall, President of Republic of Senegal and Prof. Dr Patrick Verkooijen, CEO, Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) at the Palace of the Republic in Dakar, Senegal after the meeting last Friday.
Cutting climate finance risks stoking even bigger conflicts down the line. World Bank data indicates that internal climate migration could reach up to 1 million people in Senegal by 2050.