Press Release | 05 Oct. 2017

$9m training support for 4000 Kaduna female farmers

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As part of efforts to achieve food security, the United Nation Sustainable Development Goal Fund (UNSDGF) in partnership with the Roca Brothers has launched a $9million Model Training Programme to build the capacity of women farmers on food preservation techniques.

The project tagged ‘food Africa’ for farmers in Kaduna State is aimed to boost food security and expand knowledge of agriculture extension officers in the state.

The United Nation Resident Humanitarian Coordinator Mr. Edward Kallon during a press briefing, yesterday in Abuja said the three years programme will target 4000 women and would eventually be scaled up to other states of the federation and Africa at large...read more