Understanding Food for Photography

First off, I have to say that the feedback I received from my first write up was mind-blowing. I have decided to continue with this full time and I’m super excited to share more content with you. For everything on earth, there is a process and every process comes with a significant level of understanding….

Nigeria’s compromised central bank

In my reflections on institutions in Nigeria, I have maintained the position that Nigeria suffers from isomorphic mimicry – a situation where institutions are created and made to act in ways to make themselves “look like institutions in other places that are perceived as legitimate,” but which in reality are not. We have created various……

Expert says Nigeria must adopt modern technologies for food security

Dr Rose Gidado, Country Coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology(OFAB), says Nigeria must adopt modern technologies in agriculture to overcome challenges of food security occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gidado, also Deputy Director, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Abuja. Also…

The pandemic and global food uncertainty

Globally, policy decision makers are challenged on how to navigate extreme uncertainty and urgency due to coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of the confusion, it appears there will be shortage of food or mass starvation globally. Let no one be deceived. The probability is high that there is going to be global scarcity of food…….

Upsurge in food prices, threat to nation’s food security ― Presidency 

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja The Presidency in Abuja has lamented that the recent upsurge in food prices was gravitating to food crisis that could threaten Nigeria’s food security. The Presidency also said that though many factors were responsible for the increasing food prices, information from stakeholders within the agricultural sector showed that there was…

How recommendation engines work

You go to the local supermarket and you buy a pack of noodles, a crate of eggs, some spicy Cameroon pepper, and 2 kilos of frozen chicken. Then you proceed to check out your purchases. From everything you bought, it can be safely assumed that you’re trying to beat the Indomie adverts at their own…

Economy, jobs in peril as Nigeria flirts with hunger

The economics of food access is not so straightforward. It involves eliminating poverty, first, to enable 86.4 million Nigerians have access to food and important nutrients. This could translate into high consumer spending and improved margins for firms. Companies will then create jobs to match increasing purchases from millions of households. But this, again, is……