A few weeks ago, I posted about 5 strange things associated with animals that happened here on Earth ranging from a headless chicken to cocooned trees in Pakistan. But today, we are going to take a look at another strange 5 things about animals different from the previous ones which took place here on Earth.
With all the problems cattle herding has caused between farmers and fulani herdsmen in Nigeria, I was curious to know if Nigeria is among the countries that can brag about exporting and producing enough quatity of cattle in the world. Sadly Nigeria could not be found in the list.
Firewood kitchens are usually part of the village's houses and outdoors in Nigeria and other African countries. A local or firewood kitchen in Nigerian usually consists of a Local Pot, Fire wood and a local pot stand which can be out door or indoor in a local building built with palm fronts or red muds. firewood in the form of logs and branches from trees. Firewood is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as “wood in the rough (from trunks and branches of trees) to be
As one of Nigeria’s staple crops, yam features prominently in the local cuisine. Its tubers are sliced up and boiled, roasted, and fried— or pounded –and served along with a vast array of sauces. It is even an important part of the culture in certain regions of the country. There are good grounds for making yam a unique symbol of tradition in Nigeria. Not least the fact that the country grows most of the world’s supply of the crop. An FAO estimate from 2019 puts Nigeria’s annual yam output at 47.9
Atiku Abubakar, the former vice president of Nigeria, has requested that the federal government establish a "food security military team" to guarantee security for the country's agricultural producers. Adding that the taskforce should ensure security in clusters will enable farmworkers the confidence to return to their farms and produce the necessary food to feed the country, Atiku stated that the taskforce should be organized as follows:
Originally from the Andes, quinoa is a natural food resource of high nutritional value whose importance is increasingly recognized in food security for present and future generations; This is how the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations defines it. (Photo Credit: Getty images)
Senator Shehu Blasts Northern Governors For Neglecting Major Issues And Focusing On Social Media Bill
Former Senetor Shehu Sani has called on the attention on the Northern Governors to focus on more issues that social media. They are more issues that needs to be solved in the northern part of Nigeria than banning people from expressing their minds on social media. He wrote, "The new report of the @FAO categorically stated that about 9 Million people are facing ‘food crisis’ and 22 million ‘could face food crisis’ towards next year,and largely from Northern states.This never mattered to the Northern Governors
Nigeria is one of the top ten wheat importers in the world, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. This is based on the FAO's recent release of the "Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets." According to the report, Nigeria imported an average of 5.2 million tonnes between 2018/19 and 2020/21, and the import rate is expected to increase to 5.
Forget about US election and see what Shehu Sani tweeted that has gotten Nigerians talking. Before you proceed. Do me a favor by clicking on the top-right corner of your Android device to follow us for more interesting information and article. Senator shehu sani has decided to speak again and This time around he did not attack the Nigerian government or any member of the ruling party. The Nigerian senator and author took to his twitter handle and wrote, "no professor, BH insurgency didn't start from protest,
Sugar cane is a tall (about 6 to 20 feet) perennial grass with stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that serves also as a raw material for sugar production. According to F.A.O(Food and Agriculture Organization) in 2012, sugar cane was the world's largest crop by production quantity. This answers the question: is sugar cane important in the first place? Because if it were not important, no one will be buying it and invariably, no one will bother planting it in the first place! Sugar cane for sure is known for it's
1. World Food Day: Eholor Calls For Heavy Investments In Food Production As Nigeria joins rest of the world to commemorate 2020 World Food Day, WFD, the Chief Executive Officer of Izegbuwa Farms Limited, Chief Patrick Eholor, Today, called on government and private sector to invest heavily in food production. Eholor stated this in a telephone chat with newsmen, where he said food production still has a lot to be done on it to meet the benchmark set by FAO and others along the value chains and reduce the alarming
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 4,500 species of cockroaches exist in the world and only around 30 are important to humans. Certainly some cockroach species are important, but at the same time they are both reservoirs of viruses and hosts of diseases for humans. How is it possible? Transmission occurs through their droppings, their bites and the parasites they harbor. Like rats and mice, cockroaches also known as cockroaches contaminate food and transmit disease
The agricultural sector of any economy is basically centred around performing the basic role of food production and sustenance to feed the populace and provision of raw materials for industries to convert into finished products.The critical role of food in the sustenance of human life is indispensable which makes agriculture one of the most important sectors of any economy. In this connection, the dawn of Nigeria's independence in October 1,1960 came with the expectation that its local agriculture production
Foreign relations occur through a local branch of the Foreign Affairs Office (FAO). This body officially handles, in co-ordination with provincial officials, issues regarding foreigners, sister cities, NGOs, overseas ties and regional relations. As a province of the People’s Republic of China, they do not have an independent foreign policy. But through this office the provincial government has input on decisions and communicates with external governments. Whether or not this is the maintenance of foreign
This is to inform the General public that Nigeria, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday, had shown its interest to join the initiative to effect agricultural transformation and sustainable rural development. This statement was made known in Abuja by the National Communication Officer of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Mr. David Tsokar. According to the statement, Nigeria has expressed its interest to join the initiative which other 20 countries are involved in currently.
Photo shows an agricultural technology demonstration park in Lianzhang village in Qingyuan, South China’s Guangdong Province. (Photo/Courtesy of southcn.com) Benjamin Davis, Leader of the Strategic Programme on Reducing Rural Poverty at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) The massive reduction of poverty in China over the past 30 years is one of the great success stories of modern times in the area of economic and social development. Using the World Bank poverty measure of $1.90 a day, which is
In terms of production, rice is the second most important grain in the world after maize. According to data collected by statistics, about 480.3 million tons of rice are produced annually, of which China ranks first. The annual production of rice in the country is 20651 million tons. A report by fao.org shows that Nigeria is not only the largest consumer of rice on the African continent, but also one of the largest producers of rice on the African continent and one of the largest importers of rice in
It is a common knowledge that the movement of Fulani herdsmen from one place to another is greatly causing conflicts in Nigeria.It is the reason Fulani herdsmen kill, it is the reason northerners are killed in some parts of the country.
Nigeria has developed as one of the nations to be most hit by food emergency over the globe despite the Covid pandemic which had compounded the effectively terrible circumstance. This exposure is contained in a report by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report from the FAO likewise shows that the Democratic Republic of Congo is developing as the nation with the world's biggest food emergency regarding supreme numbers, with Burkina Faso recorded as the nation with the most
As indicated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 4,500 types of cockroaches exist on the planet and just around 30 are imperative to people. Surely some cockroach species are significant, and yet they are the two stores of infections and hosts of sicknesses for people. How is it conceivable? Transmission happens through their droppings, their chomps and the parasites they harbor. Like rodents and mice, cockroaches otherwise called cockroaches defile food and send sickness