FAO in Nigeria
1 August 2023 - Abuja- A new Country Representative has been appointed for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in Nigeria following the retirement of Fred Kafeero, he is Dominque Koffy Kouacou. Dominique Koffy KOUACOU is a national of Cote d’Ivoire and an Agronomic Engineer with...
Abuja - As anxiety over the emergence of anthrax outbreak in Nigeria heightens, following the report of two recently confirmed cases in Lagos State, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) have strengthened their partnership to check and...
Abuja - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has trained farmers, extension workers, researchers, and irrigation technicians in drip irrigation, to boost food production, towards addressing the increasing demand to feed the ever-growing population, despite irregular rainfall and other climate shocks militating against productivity. The training was held...
In a bid to enhance food security and nutrition diversity in Nigeria, the Federal Government, in collaboration with  the United Nations (UN) and other partners have come together to promote the production of millet and take advantage of the socio-economic and dietary potentials provided by the Millet value chain. It would...
As part of efforts to ensure sustainable beef production for the expanding population in the state, the Lagos state government, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is establishing a cattle feedlot farm estate. With a highly urban population reputed to be the largest in...
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