The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar has launched a programme to generate €9.7 million (about 4.42 billion) for 60,000 smallholder farmers across four states as well as make Nigeria a leading tomato exporter in the world.
The four-year project, tagged HortiNigeria, is in collaboration with The Netherlands and would also seek to boost production in the okra, onion, and pepper value chains.
The project is currently managed by Dutch institutions including the International Fertiliser Development Center (IFDC) and its consortium partners namely East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer (EWS-KT), Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and KIT Royal Tropical Institute, and will be implemented in selected states including Kano, Kaduna, Ogun and Oyo…
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