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Project Highlights: West Africa regional programme to support humanitarian response including resilient livelihoods and food security monitoring

Objective:To strengthen the resilience of conflict- and disaster-affected populations, and address chronic vulnerability to food insecurity in West Africa and the Sahel.Key partners:United Nations (UN) agencies, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), t…

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Rural farmers trained on effective agric practices

Rural farmers have been urged to always destroy chemical containers after usage.Mrs Salamatu Garba, the Founder, Women Farmers Advancement Network(WOFAN), made the call on Wednesday in Abuja during a training for extension workers.The training was orga…

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FAO: World failing to meet Agric SDG goals

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says the world is off-track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition.In its new report that examines the path to the 2030 Agenda for Sustain…

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Kaduna to complete 300 bed space specialist hospital

Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe says the ultra modern 300 bed space specialist hospital under construction is expected to be completed in nine months.She stated in an interview shortly after an inspection tour of the hospital project s…

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Third major preventive HIV vaccine trial underway-IAS

A new phase three preventive HIV vaccine trial is to begin soon following the success of the Phase Two trial which took place in Kenya, Rwanda and the United States among healthy, low-risk and HIV negative adults. This is contained in a statement signe…

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Immunisation: Gombe targets 985,000 children in 4 days

The Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency (GSPHDA), says it is targeting 985,000 children, aged 0-5 years, for immunisation within the four-day Immunisation Plus Days (IPDs), period. The exercise is scheduled to hold from July 30 to August…