Author Archives: Dr. B. A. USMAN

About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.

Cooperating with the future: Towards multiplying the multiple benefits of sustainable livestock

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Henning Steinfeld, of FAO, gave the keynote presentation at the 7th Multi-stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8 May 2017, at the Hilton Hotel (photo credit: ILRI/Susan…

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Concrete solutions underline centrality of livestock to sustainable development

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
7th Multi-stakeholder Partnership meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock Hundreds of global livestock stakeholders gather to strengthen the role of livestock in supporting livelihoods, producing safe food and protecting the environment Today, the…

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Give women a chance to slash global hunger with small-scale gardening (Willem Van Cotthem)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Have you read the former posting on this blog  ? SMALLHOLDERS, RURAL PRODUCERS KEY TO SLASHING GLOBAL HUNGER AND POVERTY – BAN (UNNews) Please pay attention to the following parts of Mr. BAN KI-MOON’s statement :…

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SMALLHOLDERS, RURAL PRODUCERS KEY TO SLASHING GLOBAL HUNGER AND POVERTY (UNNews)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : UNNews SMALLHOLDERS, RURAL PRODUCERS KEY TO SLASHING GLOBAL HUNGER AND POVERTY – BAN New York, Feb 17 2010  1:05PM Smallholders and rural producers have a vital role to play in overcoming global hunger…

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FOOD SECURITY BY SACK GARDENING IN URBAN AND RURAL AREAS, BUT ALSO IN REFUGEE CAMPS (Willem Van Cotthem)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
INTRODUCING SACKS GARDENING TO COMBAT HUNGER AND POVERTY Smallholders and rural producers have a vital role to play in overcoming global hunger and poverty, and new and varied partnerships are needed, with particular emphasis on the…

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Small-scale gardening to combat desertification (Willem Van Cotthem)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Small-scale gardening to combat desertification and alleviate hunger and poverty For years we have been promoting family gardens (kitchen gardens) and school gardens in the debate on combating desertification, alleviation of hunger and poverty.  We have…

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Urban farming against hunger (FAO)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : FAO Newsroom http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2007/1000484/index.html Urban farming against hunger Safe, fresh food for city dwellers 1 February 2007, Rome – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has opened a new front in its battle…

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