Burkina Faso government, African Development Bank launch project to bolster food security

Under its African Emergency Food Production Facility, the African Development Bank Group, has provided €38.4 million—nearly the entire project cost— for PURPA-BF   The government of Burkina Faso has officially launched an African Development Bank supported project to bolster food…

Styrofoam Ban: No Going Back – Lasg

The Lagos State Government has maintained it’s stance on the total ban of usage and distribution of Styrofoam in the State, stating there is no going back on the ban. This affirmation was made at a consultative meeting of the…

LAGOS SHUTS OKE-AFA, KATANGUA MARKETS FOR FILTH

The Lagos State Government, in a bid to curb mounting environmental health concerns, has sealed Oke-Afa Market, Isolo and Katangua Market, Abule Egba, for violating waste disposal regulations and for sundry unhygienic practices around the markets, constituting grave environmental infractions.…

COP 28: CSOs encouraged to increase capacity on UNFCCC Objectives and Processes

Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have been urged on the need to acquaint themselves with the necessary history, principles and objectives of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and leverage on the latest information in the course…

AFEX obtains $26.5m from British International Investment to address food security in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda

Partnership will enhance agricultural productivity and improve food security Multiplies storage capacity, develops processing capacity and creates jobs 20 new AFEX warehouses will improve access to markets, facilitate trade and contribute to a potential increase of over 200 per cent…

FG distributes relief materials to victims of 2022 flood in Lagos

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Lagos flagged off the distribution of the Special National Economic and Livelihood Emergency Intervention (SNELEI) to persons affected by the 2022 flood and most vulnerable persons in Lagos State. The flag-off ceremony took place…

TAAT convenes seed business summit in Sierra Leone

The Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone, in collaboration with the for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Sahel Consulting, and the Sasakawa Africa Association, will be hosting a National Seed Business Summit from…

LAWMA Conducts Medical Checks for Sanitation Workers

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the welfare and health of its workforce by organising an extensive medical screening program for its sanitation workers, commonly referred to as street sweepers. The event took place at…

Food State of Emergency: IRC recommends simplified approaches for significant gains

Simplified approaches can lead to significant efficiency gains and scale, enabling policy shift that can help us reach more children now The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has recommended for President Bola Tinubu to implement approaches to reach more children. Babatunde…

Food Security: Sorghum Farmers Commend President on State of Emergency

The Sorghum Farmers Association of Nigeria (SOFAN), has commended President Bola Tinubu for declaring a state of emergency on food security. The President of the association, Alhaji Lawal Gada, made the commendation when he addressed newsmen on Saturday in Abuja.…

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