Kebbi to train farmers on modern fish farming

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The Kebbi Government would train 500 farmers on modern techniques of fish farming, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Garbage Dandiga, said.

The commissioner in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday said that farmers would be drawn from the 21 local government areas of the state for the training.

He said that the state government would liaise with local fish farmers association to ensure successful training.

He reiterated the state government’s determination to promote agricultural production, stressing that emphasis would be accorded to fish and poultry farming.

In a related development, Dandiga said the CBN Anchor Borrowers programme for mass production of rice would be diligently implemented and called on farmers who obtained loan from the programme to repay in good time.

He said the state government had procured and distributed improved seeds to farmers for bumper harvest.

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Source:: PM Newspaper