IntelliDigest to fights Food Waste in South East

By Emma Chinenye

An International Organization, IntelliDigest Africa Limited has reiterated its commitment to fight against food waste across the South East States.

The group in partnership with the Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, disclosed that irrespective of economic challenges, states, especially in South East still records high level of food wastes.

The Business Development Executive of IntelliDigest Limited, Comrade Ezenwafor Odera, disclosed this in a visual press conference to flag off awareness campaign on the Global Food Loss and Waste Tracker in Africa, held at Awka Windows on America Office, Awka.

The conference has in attendance, the Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Professor Charles Esimone, represented by the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Professor Nkeiru Meludo, Dr. Ifenyiwa Kanu (USA), community leaders, market leaders, Students, representatives of government agencies and key Agricultural players in the sector.

Comrade Odera, also said that the walking march is acros the states of Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi to sensitize residents on the danger of wasting food at this period where Nigerian farmers are currently facing challenges of Hersmen, Baditry, Kinapping, Boko Haram and unknown gunmen attacks.

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He said if the ideas is fully incorporated in Nigeria, it will create job 10,000 unemployed.

Prof Solomon Chuka Nwigbo, the Director Technology Incubation Center of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, said the essence of the programme was to gather information on waste reduction, especially now there is scarcity of food.

He observed that the technology would help farmers to reach out consumers on the availability of their goods before they perish.

The Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Professor Nkeiru Melodu, while commending the initiatives, noted that the programme will help families, especially, the poor ones in the society to understand why food should not be waste.

She assure IntelliDigest Limited of the University readiness to partner with them to achieved the set goal.

One of the members of the Staff of IntelliDigest, Mrs Ejim Kenechukwu, said the Application had been introduced in the play store, where one can download to monitor and manage food waste and food loss.

Mrs Ejim urged individuals and farmers to embrace the technology and supervise the management of food consumption and production in their environment.

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