NIGERIA PROTEIN DEFICIENCY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

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Non-food Products Made from SoybeansSoybeans! When people think of soybeans, what comes to mind first is food; protein-rich, nutritious food. Soybeans, however, are so much more than food. Soybeans or soya beans is a plant that comes from a large group of arable food crops. It is a leguminous vegetable of the pea family that…Read MoreProtein Nutrition: Roadmap to a Healthy FutureThe journey of life runs from childbirth to senescence. One activity that remains constant throughout this journey is daily nutrition. The foods we consume daily constitute our daily diets, which is connected to our health and wellbeing. We must certainly eat and nourish…Read MoreDon Charges SMEs to Explore Soybeans Packaging OptionsSmall and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country have been urged to produce soybeans in portable packs to ensure that the protein-rich food source is readily available and within the reach of all Nigerians. Professor Ibiyemi Olayiwola, Professor of Human Nutrition…Read More55 Women, Youths Trained on Condiment, Legumes ProcessingA total of 55 women and youths from Sabon Gari Federal Constituency in Kaduna State have received training at the National Agricultural Extension Research and Liaison Services (NAERLS), Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, on condiment making and legumes processing…Read MoreGrass-Cutter Production Can Improve Nigeria’s Economy, Protein Intake – Animal ScientistAn animal scientist, Dr. Yemi Popoola, has reaffirmed the capacity of grass-cutter production to improve Nigeria’s earnings. Dr. Popoola, of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria…Read MoreUpsurge in Prices of Eggs, Beans Threaten Nigeria’s Protein ConsumptionMany Nigerians are unable to buy eggs and beans as their prices have soared by over 50 percent, owing to decline in output, yet, consumer demand is on the increase. This is putting the country’s protein consumption at…Read MoreUN, Ecobank Foundation Partner to Fight Malnutrition in AfricaUnit Life, a United Nations development initiative, has partnered with the Ecobank Group’s Foundation to fight chronic malnutrition in Africa. 
The two parties launched the ‘make the connection’ campaign to raise awareness and mobilise funds to prevent chronic malnutrition…Read MoreNutrition: Micronutrient Deficiency Worries CS-SUNN, FGThe Civil Society- Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), have jointly expressed worry over the rate of micronutrient deficiency (MND) form of malnutrition among Nigerians…Read MoreFG, UN Collaborate to Tackle MalnutritionThe Federal Government and the United Nations recently disclosed a collaboration to tackle hunger and malnutrition affecting Nigerians with a Food Systems Summit Dialogue, FSSD, in September 2021. This was made known via a recent webinar for journalists on the Nigerian…Read MoreEffects of Proprietary Feed Brands on Principle Egg AttributesIn the Nigerian poultry industry, feed proprietors claim that their products all meet similar standards. But according to the existing literature, the high cost and potential lack of availability of free ingredients could result in compromised quality among some manufacturers. This, in…Read MoreFirm Pledges to Lift One Million Farmers Out of Poverty by 2025Babban Gona, a financially sustainable and social enterprise, has said it will empower smallholder farmers and lift not less than one million of them out of poverty by 2025. The enterprise in a statement, said it recorded a bumper harvest of maize with yields more…Read MoreNALDA To Engage 2,000 Fish Farmers, 1,040 Soil Scientists in BornoThe executive secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Agency (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, has revealed that the agency is set to engage about 2,000 fish farmers and commence the training of 1,040 soil agro scientists in Borno State. Ikonne told journalists…

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