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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 […]

CONTINUED REJECTION OF NIGERIAN FOOD EXPORTS

The continued rejection of Nigeria’s food exports to foreign countries shows that Nigerian government workers are simply not doing their work. Those who are supposed to supervise governance and ensure that government policies are efficiently implemented are also not doing their work. Way back in October 2017, former Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, had publicly […]

Food crisis tightens its grip on 19 ‘hunger hotspots’ as famine looms in the Horn of Africa – new report

The number of people facing acute food insecurity worldwide is expected to continue to rise precipitously, as the food crisis tightens its grip on 19 ‘hunger hotspots’ – driven by rising conflict, weather extremes, and economic instability aggravated by the pandemic and the ripple effects of the crisis in Ukraine, a joint UN report released […]

BLACK SEA GRAIN INITIATIVE HELPS STABILIZE GLOBAL FOOD MARKETS

The UN-brokered Black Sea Grain Initiative is reintegrating much-needed grains into global markets and contributing to bringing down prices of basic staples across the world. The agreement was signed in Istanbul by the Russian Federation, Türkiye, Ukraine, and the United Nations on 22 July 2022 to help stabilize spiraling food prices worldwide and prevent a […]