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In both the southern and northern savannah parts of Ghana, there is one distinctive tree – the Baobab. This tree grows on the wild. Its bole is so huge and the branches are huge too when it is mature. The tree is held in high esteem that, the University for Development Studies has the Baobab […]

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Buhari hosts APC governors in Daura, says ‘I stopped Forex for food import to improve agricultural production, attain food security in Nigeria’ President Muhammadu Buhari says the directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation was to improve agricultural production and attain full food security. Malam Garba […]

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Kamehameha Schools and The Kohala Center today launched Mahi‘ai a Ola, a campaign to support local farmers, agricultural education, and innovative solutions to improve food security. Mahiʻai a Ola is an ʻāina-based lifestyle concept “that is not about living to eat but rather eating to live,” according to program organizers.  “In the larger food system, farmers […]

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Photo: MONIKA DEUPALA The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its Special Report on land last week in Geneva that has an important warning for Nepal’s food security and how the country’s agriculture should adapt to the climate emergency. Nearly 80% of Nepal’s farms are rain-fed and were already vulnerable to droughts, but the climate crisis has […]

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Alan Harman New research suggests global trends in farming practices are undermining the pollinators that crops depend on and putting agricultural productivity and stability at risk, An international team of researchers has identified countries where agriculture’s increasing dependence on pollination, coupled with a lack of crop diversity, may threaten food security and economic stability. The […]

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Related News President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria not to provide foreign exchange for the importation of food, saying his administration has achieved food security. Mr Buhari said this in Daura, Katsina, on Tuesday as he hosted APC governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch, his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said in a statement. “Don’t […]

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