FAO in Nigeria
ABUJA -  In the effort to strengthen partnership for boosting food production, promoting agriculture value chains and ensuring the sustainability of production systems, Ondo State Government officials called on the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to sustain support to the state with more initiatives and options to...
Abuja - Nearly 200 statisticians and data managers in Nigeria have been empowered with new tools and skills to generate, process, analyze and disseminate accurate information relevant for policy planning and tracking progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The training aligns with the Lagos State “overarching development agenda of enhancing technology...
Abuja - Nigeria As part of its technical support to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases (ECTAD) programme, is empowering veterinarians with capacity and skills for detecting and controlling emerging and transboundary animal...
Jalingo - In Nigeria, conflicts between farmers and pastoral herdsmen is widespread due to the growing population, climate change effects and other factors causing competition for natural resources. This has led to large-scale displacements, loss of lives and properties, economic hardships and threat to food security. Alhaji Aminu Jauro, a herder from...
Lagos - The Government of Lagos State has inaugurated a special committee to drive the implementation of the food security and nutrition analysis (Cadre Harmonise) in the state. This is consequent to a decision by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to expand the analysis to the...