World Food Day : Anambra State Govt Urges Residents To Adopt Safe Food Agricultural Practices For Healthy Living

Written by on October 18, 2022

Anambra State Government has urged residents to adopt safe food and agricultural practices that will promote the general wellbeing of everyone.


The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Foster Ihejiofor, made the call during a press briefing in Awka, in commemoration of “World Food Day”.


World Food Day, celebrated on October sixteen every, is aimed at celebrating the promotion of food sufficiency and safety especially, during difficult times.


This year’s World Food Day, which has its theme as “Safe food today for healthy tomorrow”, is the more reason why Anambra State is pioneering the transition from commercial chemical-based agriculture to regenerative agriculture, hence the successful establishment of demo composting centre for the production of biological inputs for Anambra farmers.


He disclosed that the state is currently mapping out areas for the development of year-round vegetable farms across the twenty-one council areas of the state and once operational, they will produce nutrients-dense local vegetables and crops, grown according to regenerative principles.

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