African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) are set to commence 11th African Economic Conference (AEC).
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to officially declare the event open alongside AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina; Acting ECA Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok; UN Assistant Secretary General and Director of UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye.
Nigeria will play host to researchers, policy-makers and development partners this week for the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC).
According to reports, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has warned that Nigeria might experience food shortage if urgent interventions were not put in place to enhance food production.
Prof. Emmanuel Oladipo, lead consultant, UNDP project on “Targeting interventions to foster sustainable and resilient food security in Nigeria,” gave the warning in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Oladipo expressed regrets that not much attention was being paid to agriculture by the three tiers of government in […]