Bio-technology will mitigate food insecurity – OFAB

By Patricia Amogu, Abuja.   Open Forum on Agricultural Bio-technology, Nigeria (OFAB), an international organisation, has urged Nigerians to embrace bio-technology to mitigate issues around climate change and ensure food security in the country.   Dr Rose Gidado, Country Director,…
Food Security: Cassava sector records progress in 5 years

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector proclaim that significant progress has been made in the cassava sub-sector in the last five years, cutting across research, development, new investments and farmer productivity.   They made the observation in a communique issued after…
Desert locust can disrupt food security – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has warned that the desert locust, which is the world’s largest migratory crop pest, is capable of provoking food insecurity for millions of people, if left unchecked.   It said…