Nigeria Gets A $174.85M To Boost Agriculture From AfDB
Nigeria’s Agricultural Transformation Support Program (ATASP-1) has received $174.85 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The Bank says it will support the construction of the infrastructure and value chain development including program management for the Country’s four Stable Crop Processing Zones (SCPZ); Kebbi-Sokoto, Kano-Jigawa, Bidda-Badeggi, and Adani-Omor.
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, who was in attendance at the official launch event of the AfDB’s Assisted Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program Phase-1 (ATASP-1). The Minister said the program will be carried out in Niger, Enugu, Anambra, Jigawa, Kebbi, Sokoto and Kano states. Their output is expected to add …read more
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