Lagos partners Niger State in agriculture!

The Lagos State Government says discussion about the development of agricultural commodity value chain with Niger State aimed at ensuring food security and job creation for the two states and the country has started. The government stated that the Lagos-Niger partnership, the second of its kind that the state would be entering into under the…

EWEDU !

EWEDU LEAVES,  otherwise known as crain-crain are can-not-do-without  leaves in all South Western Yoruba states. In days gone by, short sharp brooms were always used to shred the steamed leaves into tiny bits, but today some ‘tush’ looking – sophisticated – brooms are now being used. Please follow and like us:0

Open defecation in India!

India is said to be  home to the world’s largest number of stunted children and this is owing  to  lack of toilets, dirty water and poor hygiene. This is according to a new study published on line, which stated that despite high economic growth in recent years, India has more stunted children than Nigeria, Pakistan,…

Tackling food waste!

A five-point action plan for tackling food waste at a consumer, business and policy level has been launched by Unilever and communications charity Hubbub. Developed with the support of WRAP following consultation with 240 organisations and public polling of more than 2,000 households, the ‘Joint Ambition’ to cut food waste is based around five core…

Food poisoning in Ugandan school!

27 pupils of King’s Kid Nursery and Primary School in Soroti district, Uganda  were reportedly  rushed to Soroti hospital on Friday over suspected food poisoning.  Reports say they were rushed to hospital after complaints of stomachaches, vomiting, diarrhea and headaches. According to an internet report, two Primary five pupils said  they developed complications after being…

India’s changing kitchens and modernized food habits!

Forty-five years after it was first published, Ruchira, an Indian cookbook in Marathi language, continues to be a bestseller. This is according to the BBC, which revealed that readers turn to Ruchira for its consummate coverage of traditional vegetarian dishes of the western Maharashtra state. Please follow and like us:0

Chinese man and a noodle cartel!

In Shanghai, where you are never far from a good lunch, one man has faced anger and even death threats, by breaking a “treaty” and opening a noodle shop too close to an existing one, as Yvette Tan reports. This is according to the BBC, which disclosed Xian Guolin used up all his savings and…

Ondo State Introduces food palliative scheme!

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has explained that his decision to introduce the palliative scheme, otherwise known as Eto Igbe-Ayo, is informed by the sudden rise in the prices of foodstuffs in the face of dwindling economy. Under the programme, foodstuffs are given freely to residents in the state to cushion the effect…