North Central farmers selected for dry-season rice farming – AFAN

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FILE PHOTO: Rice farm in Nigeria.

No fewer than 6,520 farmers from five north-central states and Abuja have been selected to participate in this year’s dry season farming under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

Mrs Rabi Emaikwu, Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Kogi, disclosed this on Friday in Lokoja at the meeting of the Core Delivery Team (CDT) of the State Partnership for Agriculture (SPA), organised by Synergos Nigeria.

She said that the beneficiary farmers were drawn from Kogi, Kwara, Niger, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The meeting was convened to discuss and outline the priority areas of activities/interventions in 2018, while evaluating emerging developments in the agricultural sector and strengthening existing collaborations in the state.

Emaikwu, who doubles as the Special Adviser to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Farmers…

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