Month: December 2015
This is a season of celebration all over the world, special thanks to the coming of Jesus Christ as the Messiah, born in a Manger and wrapped in swaddling clothes!
Well, this season is not usually complete without the array of assorted eatables and drinkables!
With rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in Nigeria and many emerging economies placing a strain on the world’s food resources, latest report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has projected the emergence of food security in Africa as a major investment theme in the years to come.
The prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities have reportedly escalated in most markets in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria as Christmas draws closer.
Nigerian University Don Canvasses Greater Investment in Plant Breeding to Achieve National Food Security in Country!Food News
A Nigerian Professor, Gbadebo Olaoye of the Department of Agronomy, University of Ilorin, has canvassed greater investment in plant breeding so as to achieve national food security.
The Professor spoke recently while delivering Unilorin’s 160th Inaugural Lecture titled, ‘Plant breeding for survival of mankind,” in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
Christmas is here again and although the voice of Merry Christmas is now heard every where, FOOD , not just food but GOOD FOOD remains a major part of the celebration and the commonest food to relish at this period is RICE.
Rice is known all over the world as a staple food that is rich in starch and carbohydrate, which can be eaten anywhere and without much stress. it has, however, become boring for some people who only boil and eat it with stew. This is not only peculiar to Nigeria, other countries of the world can testify to this!
A Dutch appeals court has ruled that a groups of Nigerian farmers can now sue the international oil company Royal Dutch Shell for pollution the farmers say was from oil leaking from Shell subsidiary pipelines.
The court in The Hague handed down its ruling on Friday December 18, 2015 .