The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development set to unveil the federal government’s agenda and vision for agricultural development under the President Mohammadu Buhari’s Administration.
The Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) titled, ‘The Green Alternative’, which will be unveiled by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, later in Abuja today, August 15th, 2016, contains a four year blue print 2016-2020.
Agro News Nigeria’s extract from the policy document, shows that the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will be pursuing the Agriculture Promotion Policy to tackle two key identified national gaps in Agriculture in Nigeria, namely; Insufficient Food Production and low food exports.
Agro News Nigeria will be providing platforms in the coming days for objective review, criticism and evaluation of the policy document by Agric experts and the general public.
Soft copies of the policy document would be made available online as soon as the policy document is officially unveiled.