September 26, 2017

Nigerian Govt. told to Invest in women farmers.

Nigerian Govt. told to Invest in women farmers.

AGRICULTURE  expert Dr  Elizabeth Oluwalana has urged the  Federal  Government to invest in women  farmers to ensure long-term food security. Mrs Oluwalana, of the Department of  Business Enterprise and Management and Entrepreneurship Studies, College of Management Sciences, Federal University  of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, said food security indicators are on red alert despite measures taken. She added  that  a  functional  strategy must focus on long-term investment in women farmers  who  labour to produce food. She urged the government to redistribute the revenues extracted from the country’s natural resources to  benefit women farmers. Mrs Oluwalana  said  food insecurity must be addressed…