The Federal Government is set to implement a programme called Green Imperative, which it said would revolutionise agriculture in Nigeria.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at a joint press conference he addressed with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono. Mohammed said the programme, worth $1.2bn, was a product of a Nigeria-Brazil Bilateral Agriculture Development Programme.
The minister said the programme, which is the outcome of Nigeria’s decision, dating back to June 6, 2016, to enroll in Brazil’s Government-to-Government More Food International Programme, would be implemented over a period of five to 10 years with funding from the Development Bank of Brazil and Deutsche Bank…
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