Nigeria; The Largest Producer of Rice in Africa

Nigeria is the continent’s leading consumer of rice, the largest producer of rice in Africa, and also one of the largest rice importers in the world. Rice, a major commodity, is the third-most consumed staple food in Nigeria after maize and cassava, and has become a...

The Importance of Foresight For Food Systems Change

Food systems are extremely complex, with all of the activities of food systems from production to consumption affecting global health and nutrition, environmental sustainability, and livelihoods and employment. Globally, agri-food work is the largest economic sector,...

Food Sufficiency: NEPC Urges FG to Provide Security for Farmers

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has called on the Federal Government to protect farmers across the country, saying security of live and property is its utmost responsibility. NEPC’s Regional Coordinator , Samson Idowu, made this call at a two-day workshop...

FG Launches New National Agricultural Policy

To promote digital and climate-smart agriculture, the Federal Government has launched the National Agricultural Technology and Innovation Policy (2022-2027). Speaking at the launching ceremony in Abuja, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mahmood...