Food scarcity: FG urged to boost local production, farming

Recently, the Food and Agriculture Organisation predicted that about 19.4 million Nigerians may face acute food and nutrition insecurity between June and August. This forecast came amid the unresolved rise in the prices of food items brought about largely by the insecurity that has driven farmers away from their farms on account of persistent attacks, destruction of yet-to-be harvested crops and the threat to their lives. A financial information service hub, ProShare, reported that the activities of herdsmen, kidnappers and bandits had displaced farming communities, displaced about 2.6 million people and limited agricultural production. It added that the production of

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