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HEALTH BENEFITS OF CASHEW

Cashew Nuts are rich in protein, fats, and antioxidants such as polyphenols’ health benefits. The health benefits are: Cashew nut reduces cholesterol in the sense that much of the fat in cashew comes from steroid acid, so experts believe that it has a neutral impact on blood cholesterol Cashew nut also prevents heart disease due […]

CANADA PARTNERS FAO ON BORNO FOOD SECURITY, HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

The Canadian government has partnered with the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on food security and humanitarian assistance in Borno State. According to the organization, the partnership hopes to raise food security, mindful of the 13-year conflict that has displaced over 2.5 million people in the Northeast. Unveiling the initiative, yesterday, in […]

‘CONNECTED SERVICES’ TRANSFORM ALL ECONOMY: SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK

(Geneva) – The SME Competitiveness Outlook 2022, released today, puts the spotlight on four types of services – known as connected services – that drive transformation, regardless of economic level. The four – transport and logistics, financial services, information and communication technologies, and business and professional services – contribute directly to economic growth, with an […]

DOLLAR HITS N735 AS POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS BEGINS

The dollar hit N735 in the parallel market on Wednesday as political campaign activities began in the country. According to Bureau De Change operators in Lagos and Abuja, the dollar price had increased from N718 – N720 to N728-N735 in the last week. A BDC operator at Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos, Bala Usman, said, “It is […]

REQUEST FOR FRESH RED ONIONS

We would like to receive the Quotation of following: Product: Fresh Red Onion Quantity: 10 Containers 40 Feet Specification: 55 mm + Size Packing: 18 KG Red Mesh Bag or 50 KG Jute Bag Country of Origin: Anywhere in the World Destination: Jebel Ali Port Kindly send us your best prices. Thank You.

PROSPER CASHEW CONVENES INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS TO TRANSFORM CASHEW PROCESSING IN NIGERIA

Today, representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Embassy in Lagos, international nonprofit Technoserve (https://bit.ly/3r8yRxV), ISF Advisors, Nigerian cashew processors, and the investment community gathered in Abuja under the auspices of the Prosper Cashew project to identify areas to jointly build a more sustainable cashew processing industry in Nigeria. Since cashew was […]

FOOD CRISIS: UN FAO SENDS HIGH-LEVEL MISSION TO NIGERIA

Assistant Director General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Abebe Haile-Gabriel, is in Nigeria to ascertain the level of the food crisis and meet with stakeholders. Haile-Gabriel, who is also the Regional FAO Director for Africa, arrived in Abuja, yesterday, alongside the Deputy Director in charge of the Office of Emergency and […]

AFRICA LEADERS, GLOBAL PARTNERS VOW URGENT COOPERATION TO STARVE OFF FOOD SECURITY CRISIS

African leaders and governments in Europe, Asia, and the Americas on Tuesday vowed to act “with urgency, at scale and in concert” in responding to the current food insecurity and nutrition crisis unfolding around the world. The leaders, representing the African Union, European Union, United States, Spain, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, and Nigeria, issued a joint […]