27 -04 – 2019.

Press Statement.

Over 500 Youth have so far registered for the upcoming training program on cultivation of fortified maize in Kebbi State.

This was disclosed today by the secretary of the organising Committee Abubakar Aliyu Gwandu at a meeting in Birnin Kebbi.

The training ; organised by Kebbi Agric Social Media Forum in collaboration with Harvest Plus and FACAN is aimed at promoting mass production of fortified maize throughout the State with a view to enhancing nutrition of families as well as providing complementation to youth empowerment drive of the present administration in the State

Already, Maize Specialist from Harvest plus Mr Yousuf Dollah is expected to lead the training program scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the Conference Hall of KARDA, in the State Capital.

At the end of the one day training program, participants will receive free Fortified Maize Foundation Seeds from Harvestplus for propagation across the State.

Other Seeds set for distribution include Kernef and Castor seeds provided as support to the Kebbi State Chapter of the Federation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria FACAN by the Raw Materials Research and Development Council RMRDC for onward distribution to interested Castor and Kenaf Farmers in the State.


Aminu Bala
PRO. Kebbi Agric Social Media Forum.

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