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FAO enhances food production in northeastern Nigeria in fourth consecutive rainy season programme
 - 19/06/2019 - Lush green sprouts mark the arrival of the rainy season in northeastern Nigeria. The faces of farmers are lit with delight as they set to plant for the new farming ...read more

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FAO’s seed fair links farmers to certified quality seed in northeastern Nigeria
 - 18/06/2019 - Gombi local government area lies two hours outside Yola, the capital of Adamawa, and a mere three-hour drive to Cameroon. Nearly all residents farm on some scale, with maize, sorghum, ...read more
FAO’s bull distribution to boost rural youth employment in northeastern Nigeria thanks to EU funding
 - 11/06/2019 - In northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, conflict-affected youth are being supported for employment and income generation through an agricultural support programme funded by the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF). As part ...read more
FAO’s dry season programme is building household resilience in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/06/2019 - FAO’s 2018/19 dry season programme aims to boost income generation, and enhance food security and nutrition among crisis-affected households across northeastern Nigeria. The Organization has distributed a total of 247 ...read more
FAO’s knowledge share fair promotes good agricultural practices and nutrition-sensitive agriculture in northeastern Nigeria
 - 07/05/2019 - To enhance extension service delivery in the northeast while boosting the promotion of good agricultural practices and nutrition-sensitive agriculture, FAO convened a technical knowledge share fair in Maiduguri on 6-8 ...read more
FAO’s fresh food distributions boost market access for dry season farmers in northeastern Nigeria
 - 06/05/2019 - Fatima Mohammed fled from Rann more than three months ago when insurgents attacked her village of Kalabargi. Bussed by the military to Maiduguri, they settled in Gubio Camp, just on ...read more
800 new microbusiness started through FAO’s savings and loan association initiative in northeastern Nigeria
 - 02/05/2019 - Yashua Abubakar Dikkwa’s poultry business collapsed in 2017, leaving the 43-year-old mother of six anxious about being able to pay her children’s school fees. “I didn’t have the business knowledge, ...read more
Belgium supports FAO in protecting the productive assets of displaced Nigerian herders in Cameroon
 - 19/04/2019 - Following attacks in the village of Rann in northeastern Nigeria in January 2019, which hosted more than 35 000 IDPs, 80 000 Nigerians fled to the Logone and Chari region in Cameroon’s ...read more
FAO’s vaccination campaigns in Borno save smallholders’ herds and income
 - 19/04/2019 - Seven of Abu Abbajiddi’s 16 cattle have died in the last thirteen months. For the 51 year old father of eight from Gongulong community of Jere, Borno state, each of ...read more
A fresh supply of eggs is boosting incomes and nutrition in northeastern Nigeria
 - 16/04/2019 - Six weeks ago, a rust-coloured red truck backed into the entrance of Bakassi Camp for IDPs, mere metres from the half-finished house where Falmata Mohammed and her family had been ...read more
Promoting fish farming in northeastern Nigeria with support from the European Union Trust Fund
 - 04/04/2019 - The armed insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has resulted in the disruption of fishing livelihoods, an important source of food and income, especially for households dependent on the Lake Chad, a ...read more
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