FG urged to develop national soil information systems to boost food production


The Federal Government and other relevant stakeholders have been called upon to come up with a national soil information systems capable of ensuring food production, thereby reducing hunger in the country.

A professor of soil survey and land evaluation, Gabriel Akinboye Oluwatosin, made the call while delivering the 377th inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife titled: ‘Soil in Food and National Security: Matter Arising’.

Oluwatosin while addressing the gathering noted that the world face a modern soil crisis and soil degradation.

He recommended that a national soil information system is needed in order to ensure easy connectivity among scientists and land…

Source: Nigerian Tribune