U.S. Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project Boosts Quality of Life for 52,000 Rural Households

Abuja – Over the past five years, the Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods project helped pull some of the most vulnerable families in Nigeria out of poverty by taking an integrated approach to improving agricultural production, income generation, nutrition, and sanitation, officials affirmed at a June 20 closing ceremony for the activity.    Administered by the ...
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USAID Seed Donation Yields ‘Bumper Crop’

IDP and host communities transition from food distribution to food production Before the harvest, Mary Utsewa touched an ear of maize so large she could hardly get her hand around it.  She looked at the stalks reaching above her head and considered her good fortune.  Driven from her fields for three growing seasons by Boko ...
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Wine Fair Brings Taste of America to Nigeria

Lagos––On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, United States Consul General Francis John Bray and the United States Regional Agricultural Counselor for West Africa David Wolf hosted agribusiness leaders to a large wine tasting event. With the theme A Taste of America, the event provided agribusiness leaders and other friends of America a unique opportunity to experience ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Maria E. Brewer Nigeria Agriculture Private Sector Partnerships Launch (July 18, 2016)

(as prepared for delivery) Chief Audu Ogbeh, Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development; His Royal Highness Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano; all other protocols observed.  Good morning and welcome to the U.S. Embassy. The U.S. government is pleased to host this launch to support our Feed the Future presidential initiative.  Feed the Future ...
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