127 Farmers In Anambra Receive Free Farm Inputs From State FADAMA COVID-19 ACTION Recovery and Economic Stimulus
Written by on June 1, 2022
Anambra State FADAMA COVID-19 ACTION Recovery and Economic Stimulus, has distributed farm inputs worth over eleven point five million naira to one hundred and twenty-seven farmers across the State.
Items distributed are certified rice seeds, improved Cassava cuttings, fertilizer, agro chmicals and a day-old chick with drugs, vaccine and feeds.
The beneficiaries, who are Rice, Cassava and poultry farmers from Awka North and South Council Area of Anambra State, collected the inputs at zero cost.
It is expected that over three thousand beneficiaries would be reached within the first phase of the programme.
Inaugurating the exercise at the Agricultural Development Programme office in Awka, the Anambra State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Foster Ihejiofor charged the beneficiaries to put the inputs to good use to subsidize their market costs.