FAO in Nigeria
Abuja-Nigeria - The Government of Nigeria has expressed its interest to join the Hand-in-Hand initiative by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), which aims to accelerate agricultural transformation and sustainable rural development. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono,...
Abuja, Nigeria. An inaugural meeting opened in Abuja, to sensitize stakeholders on emergent issues relating to the planned implementation of the project to restore climate impacted landscapes and promote the production of some agriculture produce in the Niger Delta.  The two-day event organised by the government of Nigeria in collaboration with...
Abuja  Nigeria - The new Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Representative to Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Mr. Fred Kafeero has presented his letters of credence to the Government of Nigeria. Mr. Kafeero, a national of Uganda was until his arrival...
Maiduguri - Nigeria- In Borno state, North East Nigeria, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not just a crisis, it is a crisis within a crisis. The state was already undergoing a staggered recovery on account of to a decade-long insurgency that has resulted in food shortages, imperiled livelihoods and exacerbated poverty....
Maiduguri, Borno state - The lean season, usually between June and August each year, is a period when conflict-affected households in northeast Nigeria are most at risk of food shortages. But a European Union-funded initiative jointly implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World...
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