Month: March 2015

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 equip their food production sectors to reduce risk exposure, limit impacts, and be better prepared to cope with disasters.

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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 foods retailer at Ayobo, a Lagos surburb, Mrs. Ifomma Eze, said.

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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%.

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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 rates.

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Nestlé Waters mark 2015 World Water Day

Nestlé Waters mark 2015 World Water Day

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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

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MR. PRESIDENT, DR. GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN LAUNCHES DRY SEASON FARM SUPPORT PROGRAMME

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President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday approved the disbursement of ₦14 billion for the expansion of 2014 dry season farming.http://www.fmard.gov.ng/images/uploads/image_new/3382b_drysea00011.jpgJonathan gave the approval at the official launch of the Dry Season Farm Support Programme at the banquet hall of Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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

 

 

United Nations SecretaryGeneral 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 on 22 March, the Secretary-General warned that access to safe drinking water and sanitation was among “the most urgent issues” affecting populations across the globe.

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Still on World Water Day!

 

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WORLD WATER DAY

HURRAY! TODAY IS WORLD WATER DAY!

IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT WATER! AND LETS SAY THANK GOD FOR WATER!

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Food News – Food Concept Partners Pioneer Foods

... food sector in west africa is the pioneer of the food court concept

Food Concepts Plc, the Nigerian parent company of Free Range Farms, Butterfield Bakery and Chicken Republic, has reportedly  partnered with South Africa based Pioneer Foods.

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