IITA calls for synergy with private sectors to boost agriculture

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IITA calls for synergy with private sectors to boost agriculture

James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta

The project Manager, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof. Lateef Sanni has called for a synergy between the institute and private organizations in agricultural value chain for them to tap into result of its various researches for the development of the nation’s agriculture sector.

Prof. Sanni, who said this in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at the Joint Public Presentation of SANO Foods Products and Basic-II Cassava Varietal Display held in Abeokuta, described private sector as the engine that drives economic growth.

He said, “If we are talking about sustainable intervention initiative if we look at  presidential initiative from cassava and everything  this is the first time you will see private sector  using their own money for production and  showcasing it to the global world   because of promo and that is the reason why to me it is more sustainable that we the experts are pushing the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper