Global Conversations On Reducing Hunger, Diseases Must Reflect Our Situations, Osinbajo Tells UN Summit

As the global community mobilizes resources towards addressing hunger and reducing diseases, the conversations in Nigeria and other developing countries must be all-inclusive and reflective of the situations that concern us so that meaningful progress can be made towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. According to the Vice President, “I think that some of these […]

Promote Women Empowerment As Hunger Increases–World Bank

Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC As the number of people who suffer from hunger worldwide climbed steadily in recent years, the situation can only improve if governments empower the women, increase agricultural productivity and promote technological change, the World Bank has said. Land management and feeding of the growing market will also give the estimated 3.4 […]

Adesina Calls For Actions To Lift 1bn People Out Of Hunger

—Says World Not Winning War Against Hunger Tayo Olanipekun The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on global partners for efforts to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger. The Bank also announced that it was leading the way by investing $24bn in African agriculture over the next 10 years,according to a statement in […]

Hunger looms as harvesting in Nigeria’s forests soars

  Tayo Olanipekun Indiscriminate harvesting of forest produce will increase the level of poverty accompanied with food shortages in Nigeria and unless something drastic is done about it, the nation will miss out on the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is owing to the illegal logging activities causing a yearly loss of […]