Lagos State Government says it has trained no fewer than 12,574 and empowered 19,207 youths and women in key agricultural value chains, such as fisheries, poultry, rice and horticulture in two years.
May 6, 2021
The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has urged Nigerians to patronize locally made products, stating that such gesture is required to grow the country’s economy.
April 30, 2021
An audacious agricultural growth plan that will enhance food sufficiency in Lagos State has been unveiled by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
April 22, 2021
Lagos State Government has rolled out a $20 million Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (Lagos CARES) Programme to support livelihood for poor and vulnerable households and to expand food security services in the State.
April 21, 2021
The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun Corps, on Sunday seized about 250 cows which allegedly destroyed 300-hectare farmland in Ipogun, Ilara Mokin and Owena Dan areas of Ifedore Local Government Area of the state.
April 20, 2021
In an attempt to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal two “zero hunger” which is central to the attainment of the other 16 goals by 2030, the United Nations has set the podium to address the challenges facing food systems and security among member states ahead of its Food Systems Summit in September.
April 6, 2021
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, said the State has begun artisanal fisheries value intervention for artisanal fishing communities in the State through empowerment and capacity building.
April 5, 2021
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Wednesday, noted that the killing and kidnapping and other criminalities in the state were rampant to the extent that 70 per cent of farmers in Ibarapa and Oke Ogun zones of the state had abandoned their farmlands.
April 4, 2021
Don urges intake of food as medicines, advises government to intensify funding of R&D in underutilized legumes
A university don, and Head, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, Professor Kehinde Olugboyega Soetan has urged Nigerians and Africans to take their food as medicines and also task every tiers of government to dedicate fund for researches on underutilized legumes.
April 2, 2021
Seventeen Northern states and the Federal Capital Territory , as well as three southern states , namely Ekiti , Ondo, and Ebonyi have signed up for the National Livestock Transformation Programme.
March 15, 2021