Expert says Nigeria must adopt modern technologies for food security

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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.

She said that Nigeria must also adopt smart farm practices such as application of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), satellite imagery, artificial technology to actualise its vast potential in agriculture.

According to her, this would help to facilitate the redistribution of foods by simplifying the communication between suppliers and…

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