LAGOS FOOD BANK LAUNCHES COVID-19 EMERGENCY FOOD INTERVENTION PLAN (CEFIP) ` In line with the Community Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative (CEPR), the management of Lagos Food Bank launched the COVID-19 Emergency Food Intervention Plan (CEFIP) on 25th March 2020. As a group of people passionate about helping others and driving positive change in vulnerable communities we are currently faced


Eradicating extreme hunger with food banks

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” – Mahatma Gandhi Hunger hurts and takes away hope. When hunger pervades a country’s landscape it not only threatens the future of its inhabitants, it hampers their prosperity. In identifying man’s Hierarchy of Needs, renowned


Nigeria In Food Crisis Says UNN

Lagos (AFP) – Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan. Aid agencies have been warning increasingly of food shortages in hard-to-reach areas of Borno state, while one


Embracing The Need For Food Banking In Nigeria

A volunteer of the Lagos food Bank Initiative Mr. Elijah David has expounded on the need for food banking in Nigeria and why people should embrace and replicate the initiative. In his words, he noted as follows: “Beyond every reasonable doubt, the need for the creation of food banks cannot be over emphasized, it’s quite


New Hunger Index Shows Nigerians Are Seriously Hungry

Everyone was always hungry. The poorer you were, the hungrier you were, and with the hunger came weakness and irritability. It became difficult to think clearly and you needed to think/o clearly to work out how to survive the next day, how to get food. You were sure you could still work if you could