Friday , 27 January 2023

AGRICULTURE

FOOD SECURITY: Nestlé, The Africa Food Prize To The Rescue

By: OLUSEGUN RAPHEAL To help accelerate the transformation of food systems in Africa, Nestlé announced that is partnering with the Africa Food Prize to strengthen the continent’s food security and build greater climate change resilience. The Africa Food Prize awards USD 100,000 to individuals and institutions that are pioneering agricultural and food systems transformation in Africa. The Prize puts a …

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LASG Open Ultra Model Slaughter House/Semi-Mechanized Abattoir

BY: RAPHEAL OLUSEGUN The Lagos State Government has opened an Ultra Model Slaughter House/Semi-Mechanized Abattoir at Ilaje Bariga in furtherance of the reform of the red meat value chain in Lagos State. The Slaughter’s house was commissioned by the Minister of Works and Housing and former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fasola assisted by the Executive Governor, Mr. …

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Obaseki commends Farmforte over new ultra-modern complex

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commended Farmforte, an agricultural organisation playing across the value chain, for the construction of its new ultra-modern outlet. At the opening ceremony of the facility on Saturday in Lagos, the governor said he was impressed by the innovative use of materials in the construction and the plans to ensure minimal waste. He noted that …

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Food Security: Ondo Subsidence Farm Inputs at 3% to farmers

BY: RAPHEAL OLUSEGUN In a bid to tackle the threat of food insecurity after COVID-19 crisis, Ondo State government has began sales of farm inputs to farmers at 30% subsidy. The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Agriculture and Agric Business, Mr. Akin Olotu made this known during a visitation to some agro-allied farm centers at the weekend. Olotu …

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