Here Are Some Of The Indisputable Facts About Agricultural Revolution In Anambra State Powered By Governor Obiano TrendyVoice

16 May 2017

Here Are Some Of The Indisputable Facts About Agricultural Revolution In Anambra State Powered By Governor Obiano





1.The new safe and secure environment encourages more persons to go into agriculture.

2. Agriculture is the No 1 priority of the Four Pillars of Gov Obiano's economic blue print hence the special attention given to the sector in Anambra.

3. Gov. Obiano on assumption of office set up a 14-Man Committe on Agriculture led by Prof. Chukwueloka Omaliko to put together a special blue print for the Agro sector.

4. Gov Obiano also set up a Land Acquisition Committee led by Tim Menakaya for easy access with host communities to acquire land for large scale of farming.

5. All farmers association were coordinated to set up co-operatives as and when necessary.

6. Farmers including Rice and Vegetable Farmers are regularly given special trainings on global trends in agricultural value chain.
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7.Over N1.5bn Support Fund have been distributed to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises with Special focus on farmers especially women and young persons.

8. Anambra Small Business Agency provides unlimited access to single-digit interest loans loans for citizens interested in farming.

9. Improved Seedlings and farm implements are being distributed to farmers at zero or very subsidised cost.

10. Over N1bn investment have attracted by ANSIPPA to Agro sector alone in just 3 years.

11. Agro investors include; COSCHARIS Farms-Rice, Joseph Agro Ltd-Rice, Delfarms Ltd- Integrated Farm project, Novetech Farms- Rice, Eckcel Farms- Tomatoes etc.
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12. In 2014, Anambra was producing 80,000 metric tonnes of Rice but today, the State produces over 320,000 metric tonnes of Rice.
13. Anambra Rice is now best Rice Brand in Africa as adjudged in Produce Exhibition in Lagos last year.

14. Gov Obiano instituted the Agricultural Export Programme with a desk to develop Agro-Allied export market potentials of the state.

15. A Special Arraingment with ABX World Cargo Ltd in partnership with Bosh Produce facilitates the export of Agricultural produce from Anambra State.

16. Ugu (Pumpkin leaf) and Onugbu (Bitter Leaf) are being exported to the United Kingdom by Anambra farmers.
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17. Anambra is heading to becoming a leading State in Agriculture and among the top 3 States in Rice Production.

18. Other States and the Federal Government are beginning to adopt Anambra Approach in Agro Sector.
Plus Many Others.





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