Agriculture bears major brunt of Natural disaster

Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by the agricultural sector according to initial results from a new FAO study released here today at the UN World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Organization also announced the launch of a special facility aimed at helping countries better…

Staple food prices go up As Elections Loom

The prices of staple food items have either increased or remained at their exhorbitant rates. A bag of Aroso rice cost N9, 000, Agric rice, N8, 500, a bowl of garri is N300 and N400; these prices haven’t changed since December. Beans is N15,500 per bag; a carton of frozen turkey is N7,000, a frozen…

Scientists Say Rice Can Be Less Caloric

According to the BBC, scientists say they have found a way to make rice less caloric, and this is by boiling with cold water and then refriginating for half a day before eating. According to the Sri Lankan researchers, treating rice in this way reduces its calories by up to 60%. Please follow and like…

Check Out The Prices of Staple Food!

Hello great people! In few hours time,  Nigerians will be deciding  by going to the poll and this coupled with the insecurity in the air has affected the prices of food in the markets. Let’s check this out!  The prices of staple food items are said to have either increased or remained at their exhorbitant…

Nestlé Waters mark 2015 World Water Day

Nestlé Waters mark 2015 World Water Day In furtherance of her commitment towards promoting healthy hydration and water conservation in Nigeria; Nestlé Waters, the leading Healthy Hydration Company joined in the celebration of the ‘World Water Day’. Speaking at the occasion, Guy Bani – Nestlé Waters Regional Manager for Africa said, “2015 is the sixth…

United Nations Scribe, Ban Ki – Moon Marks World Water Day

    United Nations Secretary–General Ban Ki-moon today.declared  that as the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity. He made this declaration in his message marking the 2015 edition of World Water Day, observed annually…

Food News – Cashew As Big Business In Nigeria

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) has asseverated that the country will generate ‎N1 trillion from the cash crop in the next 10 years. However, the actualization of the projected revenue would be dependent on the kind of support and encouragement it gets from regulators. National Publicity Secretary of the association, Sotonye Anga ,who…