Nigeria Can’t Achieve Sustainable Agric Development Under Insecurity – Don

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The former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Prof Jude Njoku has contended that the rising insecurity in the country will not allow Nigeria to achieve its quest for sustainable agricultural development. Presenting a public lecture organized by the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Njoku bemoaned the spate at which investment in agriculture is jeopardized due to insecurity.  According to him, the impact of insecurity on the agricultural sector has resulted in a decline in crop and livestock output and to an overall decrease…

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UN World Food Programme, firms partner at Nigeria Zero Hunger Roundtable

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Guinness Nigeria Plc., along with four other multinational organisations partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme at the launch of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Roundtable. The Nigeria Zero Hunger Roundtable is a multi-sector forum aimed at collectively addressing food challenges as part of the UN’s global mandate to achieve Zero Hunger by the year 2030. The initiative which aims to bring an end to hunger will help to support and contribute to Nigeria’s own efforts at achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). The launch is a culmination of several weeks…

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Nigeria, UN dialogue on inclusive, sustainable food systems

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In preparation for a United Nations Food Systems Summit to be convened by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in September 2021, the Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with the United Nations systems in Nigeria has announced plans to organize series of dialogues across the country towards ensuring resilient, inclusive and sustainable food systems in Nigeria by 2030. As announced on Monday by the National Convenor of Nigeria Food Systems Summit Dialogue (FSSD), and Permanent Secretary, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Olusola Idowu, the first food systems dialogues will hold…

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