Agric consortium opens three processing centres for women in Kaduna


Kaduna state AGRA consortium project has opened three processing centres for maize and rice in Kaduna state as part of the effort to empower women farmers in rural communities.

Speaking during the commissioning of maize processing centre in Unguwar Alkaki community, in Zaria local government, the Program officer of AGRA, Dr Esther Ibrahim contended that the centres will serve as an avenue for the women to stand on their own and not to be dependent.

She disclosed that one centre is to serve as maize processing centre, while the other two centres will serve rice processing centres.

Ibrahim noted that these centres will enable the women to get more income to support their family members…

Source: Nigerian Tribune