Nigerian rice farmers acquire agro-allied incentives worth US$1.6m

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s Agro Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has commenced the free distribution of agro-allied incentives worth N633m (US$1.6m) to rice farmers in Kogi State aimed to boost production. APPEALS is a six-year project developed by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in collaboration with the World Bank and other stakeholders. The Project is in line with the Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP) 2016-2020 also known as the Green Alternative, which built on the legacy of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA); and plans to…

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