Imo University Don mulls indigenous methods of preservation to curb food insecurity in Nigeria

A professor of Public Health and climate change enthusiast, Professor Kenneth Yongabi has stressed the need to embrace traditional methods of food perseveration as a panacea to raging food insecurity in Nigeria and Africa.
Prof Kenneth disclosed this while speaking exclusively with Nigerian NewsDirect on a book titled “A Guide To Accelerate Food Security In Nigeria: An Anthroposophy Manual To Curbing Post Harvest losses of Perishable Foods In Nigeria”
The Imo State University Don while speaking to our correspondent in Abuja at the end of a 3-day First International Conference and Workshop on “Phytobiotechology Applications in Climate Change Mitigation” said food insecurity is not limited to Nigeria but cut across Africa noting that Nigeria is mostly affected due to its large population.
He added that the current scarcity of food is being exacerbated by COVID-19 and climate change which consequently is negatively affecting the mental health of more than 90 percent of Nigerians.


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