Tag: Food security

Health Workers Consider Control Plan As Bird Flu Outbreak Hits 18 States

By Chris Nomjov The outbreak of Avian Influenza, better known as Bird Flu has been recorded in 18 states of the Federation; according to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina. The minister disclosed this yesterday, while speaking at a two-day refresher training course organised for federal[Read More…]

Land Use Tenure In Nigeria

Nigeria stifles opportunity in Agriculture with an obsolete land tenure system. Most farming in Nigeria occurs at the rural areas and such lands under the control of states and local governments, are becoming critical for Agriculture and food security. With the Nigerian state having possession of the lands and citizens[Read More…]

To Boost Food Security, Nigerian Govt Spent N10.37 Billion In 3 Years

The Presidency says it has spent N10.37 billion in three years to boost food security in the country. In a statement from the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Presidency said that N541 million was expended in 2011, N5.1 billion in 2012[Read More…]

Jonathan Leaves For The 22nd AU Summit In Addis Ababa

President Goodluck Jonathan will today leave for Addis Ababa to attend the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government. In a statement by Reuben Abati, the Presidential spokesman and other participating Heads of State and Government will formally launch the Year of Agriculture and Food Security in[Read More…]