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  • Global Food Prices Dip

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Food Price Index has dropped for the first time after eight months of continuous price spikes, FAO has announced.   The Index averaged 230 points in March 2011, down 2.9 per...

    • Posted April 12, 2011
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  • Nigeria and food crisis, why FG must face reality

    By Omoh Gabriel, Business Editor Last month, the Food and Agricultural Organisation, an agency of the United Nations, raised alarm that Nigeria, Morocco and Bangladesh face imminent food crisis. The report, posted on the UN agency’s website,...

    • Posted March 28, 2011
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  • FAO predicts rise in global wheat production

    Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO)’s first forecast for world wheat production for the year stands at 676 million tonnes, representing a growth of 3.4 per cent from 2010, the March 2011 edition of the Crop Prospects and Food...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Govt signs N2.6b contract for Enugu dam

    THE Federal Government has signed contract for the construction of Adada River Dam in Aku, Enugu State, with an indigenous company, at a cost of N2.6 billion Signing the contract with Roudo Nigeria Limited, in Abuja, the...

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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