FAO in Nigeria
Abuja - More than 100 farmers and pastoralists received input and planting materials for pasture establishment in Taraba state as works towards ensuring peaceful co-existence between farmers and herders continue. It is well-known that one of the underlying reasons for the crisis, which has remained intractable in some parts of...
Abuja - Nigeria The Government of Nigeria has commended the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for strengthening Nigeria’s technical capacity for addressing animal diseases. Speaking on Monday, August 16, FMARD Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Dr Ernest Umakhihe, said FAO’s...
Abuja - Nigeria The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has expanded the food security and nutrition analysis also known as Cadre Harmonisé (CH) to five new states of Abia, Enugu, Cross River, Edo and Lagos in southern Nigeria. In March this year, FMARD Permanent Secretary, Dr. Earnest Umakhihe,...
Abuja - Key stakeholders from Nigeria’s National Codex Committee (NCC) attended a briefing session in Abuja on Codex Alimentarius - a collection of international standards, guidelines, codes of practice, and related texts for promoting global food safety standards. Codex standards are aimed at protecting consumers’ health, coordinating of all food...
On Tuesday, August 2, 2021, the Ambassador of Bulgaria to Nigeria, HE Yanko Yordanov (Right), paid a courtesy call to the FAO Representative in Nigeria and to the Economic Organization of West African States (ECOWAS), Mr. Fred Kafeero, whereby they explored areas of potential collaboration in knowledge sharing involving academic...