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By Rakiya A.Muhammad, Nov 6 2017
FG to launch N59.7bn Youth In Agriculture Scheme in September 1 324x160A total of 390 young men and women are to get trained and supported under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Climate Change Adaptation and Agribusiness Support Programme (CASP) in Nigeria.

The programme was aimed at addressing food security and unemployment among youths in the seven IFAD intervention states in the northern part of the country including Jigawa, Borno, Yobe, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi states, IFAD National Coordinator, Alhaji Lawal Ida disclosed.

He stated this in Sokoto Monday at the opening ceremony of Training of N-Agriprenuers on Business plan for 126 youths drawn from Sokoto and Kebbi States.

"126 young men and females were selected from this axis to participate in the training with 72 from Sokoto and 54 from kebbi state and each will be supported with counterpart fund to enhance Agricultural show in the country," he stated.

The National Coordinator who was represented by N-Agribusiness specialist officer of the fund, Mr. Achem Bello urged the participants to ensure judicious utilization of the gesture in improving their lives and their respective communities.
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Messages to Farmers

  • Apply fertilizer wisely to avoid wastageAttend trainings on fertilizer use and application
  • Early purchase of fertilizer saves money
  • Buy your fertilizers from the open market
  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

Upcoming Events

  • International Exhibition Organized by MINADER, Date: November 17-26, 2017,  Venue:Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Read more
  • 4th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture, Date: November 28-30, 2017, Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more
  • 5th Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machineries, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition, Date: 08-11 December 2017, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
  • Developing Private Sector Agro-Input Markets – Designing and Implementing Targeted Subsidy Programs, Date: February 19 - 23 2018, Venue: Kampala, Uganda. Read more
  • Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018, Date: 26-28 February, 2018, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
  • Improving Fertilizer Quality for Highly Productive Agriculture and Balanced Nutrition, Date: March 19 - 23 2018, Venue: Arusha, Tanzania. Read more

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To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnerships in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry.

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