Nigeria News App

Join NN App My Account
Stats: 371 members, 2,336 topics. Date:   Thu, 17 2019 at 09:01 am
For more please contact us @ [email protected]

Nigerian News

FrontPage Forum Must Read Latest Posts Breaking News Entertainment Politics Business Economy Sports Romance General Hausa News
Trending : Buhari 2019 Police Power Atiku Trial Attack
Join NN App Earn by reading news Sign in My earnings Invite friends Income record How it works FAQ Testimonial Income support Today offer

Anambra Plans N1.5bn Investment on Land Development

By - - [General ]

Anambra State government is planning to invest the sum of N1.5 billion to develop over 5000 hectares of land within communities in the state.

Governor Willie Obiano who disclosed this, added that N383, 385,000.00 had been set aside for facilities to small holder farmers through Anambra State Small Business Agency (ASBA) and N195, 000,000 for procuring agricultural inputs this planting season.

Obiano stated this recently at the opening of the 2018 Anambra International Trade Fair and the flag off the 2018 Dry Season Farming, in Awka, further disclosed that plans were on “to access the N3.5 billion Central Bank of Nigeria facility for Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACs) and Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS).



“We are currently developing other agricultural schemes with NIRSAL to ensure that the set targets on rice, cassava and fish value chains are achieved.”

Abiano also stated that the state has registered over a 1,000 new farmers in the first seven months of 2018, bringing the total number of farmers from 109,137 in 2017 to 110,144.

The governor also disclosed that rice production rose from 244,235 metric tons in 2016 to 345,000 metric tons in 2017 and is expected to stand at 440,000 metric tons by the end 2018, while cassava production shot up from 1,792,596 in 2016 to 1,881,589 metric tons in 2017 while maize production increased from 39,902 to 43,521 metric tons in the last planting season even as land utilization also increased in the period under review due to the influx of more people into agriculture.

Agriculture is the number one pillar in Obiano’s administration, because it has very high potentials for empowerment and employment generation, food security and poverty reduction.

On assumption of office, Obiano unfolded a master strategy to transform the agricultural sector into a leading player in national and global food markets. The State Government has made remarkable achievements in the agricultural sector.


https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/12/10/anambra-plans-n1-5bn-investment-on-land-development/


Like .

Others are reading


13 Comments Nigeria News
Olite1996• a month ago
it will be awesome
Reply
ANOINTING• a month ago
Lovely
Reply
Keshinismail• a month ago
Gud
Reply
Iamajtofunmi• a month ago
Gud
Reply
Raymond• a month ago
Good
Reply
yetty031009• a month ago
Ok
Reply
Danson92• a month ago
Ok
Reply
Kolatunmy• a month ago
Nice one
Reply
olakunle031009• a month ago
Ok
Reply
innkayobami• a month ago
Good one
Reply
Abiodun• a month ago
Ok
Reply
Irphilippe• a month ago
Ok
Reply
Fatimabello• a month ago
Really
Reply

(Go Up)

Have a news to share? Contact Email: [email protected]

NIGERIA NEWS APP (https://www.nigerianews.app) is a website owned by IAR (IJMBway Alevel Registraion) a registered company that pays you for reading news, commenting on every news, sharing our ads on Twitter/ Facebook, inviting friends & family and logging daily. You can make upto ₦200,000 just by inviting people to read Latest Nigerian News & Breaking News in Nigeria. Register today with ₦1,600 to become a member.


© 2018 - Nigerian News App.