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FAO seeks $1.2 billion to kickstart COVID–19 response

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it is calling for an initial investment fund of $1.2 billion to support the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, so as to scale up the fight of preventing a global food emergency crisis during and after the COVID-19

How Nigeria has fared in rice production since 1999

Nigeria has produced more rice in the last five years than at any other time since the return of democracy in 1999, data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows. The FAO data shows that between 2014 and 2019, Nigeria maintained top

FG to establish over 600 farm mechanisation centres

The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country. The government said the mechanisation centres will support food production in all the local government areas of