All is now set for public presentation of 2 research products designed to curb post-harvest losses on agricultural commodities for farmers and other agricultural commodities value chain stakeholders in the State.
The Presentation and demonstration slated for Monday, July 8th 2019 at the Birnin Kebbi Central Market, by 11:00 am is expected to attract members of the business community and agricultural commodity Associations from within and outside the State.
The products are; Dehytrays for drying of tomatoes, pepper and okra and Hermetic bags (zero fly) designed for stored produce resulted from research synergy between 2 groups, namely:
a. Association of Deans of Agriculture of Nigeria – ADAN, and
b. Stored Agricultural Commodities Initiative (SACI)
To this end, members of the general public especially the organised private sector groups, market traders Associations, farmers, commodity merchants and processors are enjoined to avail themselves of the opportunities for trade benefits.
ABUBAKAR BAGUDU KALGO