Lagos APPEALS Project Beneficiaries Share Testimonies

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Farming for Raphael Hunsa, Vice Chairman Rice Farmers Association, Lagos State chapter was just for consumption.  Little did he know right there in the subsistence farming he was practicing that he could be comfortable and make a living in his occupation if he gets the support of  the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement And Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS).

Like numerous others in the agricultural sector in Lagos state, the APPEALS project, developed by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with World Bank and other stakeholders touched their lives, his productivity increased and his fortunes turned around.

Hunsa, who wants the six –year project expected to run between 2017 and 2023 to continue in Lagos state, said he has over 100 farmers wanting to benefit in the Rice value chain the APPEALS Project has developed in the state.

His story is just one of over 18,000 people across Lagos state who are beneficiaries of the project….



Source: Leadership Newspaper