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Ebonyi Govt Seeks Ifad’s Intervention To Improve Rice Mill Clusters

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Sani Ibrahim
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa,University
Agricultural economics and extension
100Level, Nigeria.
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The Ebonyi government has called for more modernized
Abakaliki Rice Mill Industry through the International Fund for
Agricultural Development (IFAD) assistance with Value Chain
Development Programme (VCDP).
Governor David Umahi, made the call during a courtesy call on
him on Monday at Old Government House, Abakaliki by the
Coordinator, IFAD VCDP National Office Market and Enterprise
Development Advisor, Hajiya Fatima Mukhtar.
Umahi represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr Kelechi Igwe
said that funding, equipping the mill with modern equipment,
new varieties of crops and expanded cooperation would boost
local farmers competitiveness and food security.
“The state is interested in agriculture but needs modern
equipment and funding to encourage rural farmers to
accelerate to their desired levels.
“We have commenced transformation of the rice cluster but
looking forward for your support.
He further disclosed that the state government had been
prompt in paying its counterpart fund following successes
recorded from IFAD.
The governor commended IFAD with its teams for their
supports, while he promised, continuous assistance and
partnership.
Meanwhile, Mukhtar applauded the state governor for giving
hundred per cent contribution and support to IFAD VCDP.
She said the visit was part of the ongoing implementation
support vision across the programme areas.
She added that it was to check facilities, institutions where
necessary for better result.
According to her, the programme development objective is to
increase income, ensure sustainable economic growth and
improved food security for rural poor house holders engaged
in production, processing and marketing of rice and cassava.
“Primary goal of IFAD VCDP is to reduce poverty and improve
sustainability to enhance accelerated economy growth.
“IFAD has increased its investment in the country, following
VCDP tremendous achievements in rice and cassava value
chain.
“Ebonyi VCDP has contributed largely and yielded good
results,” Mukhtar said. (NAN)

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