Family Farming

Family Farming

Rachel Cheng This year 2014 was named the “International Year of Family Farming” (IYFF) by the UN highlighting the important role of family-managed small-scale farming in alleviating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods,... Read more
Food Safety Issues of Street-Vended Foods

Food Safety Issues of Street-Vended Foods

Ilaria Proietti Street-vended foods (or street foods) are becoming an indispensable component of the food system in many cities of developing countries, increasingly emphasized by the rapid urbanization process, and significantly contribute to the food security of... Read more

Fast foods and health dangers in Nigeria

Source: Allafrica.com In the last decade, the significant increase in obesity, certain types of diabetes and related heart diseases in Nigeria hasraised critical issues related to fast foods, their high fat content, calories and possibly poisoning and hygiene related... Read more