COVID-19: FG launches agriculture for food, job plan

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COVID-19: FG launches agriculture for food, job plan

The Federal Government has launched the Agriculture for food and job plan (AFJP), a major take-off for the agriculture component of the Nigeria Economic and Sustainability Plan (NESP) targeting smallholder farmers.

The project, it was learnt, would mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy and  livelihoods of farmers by creating more access to food for and the rapid emergence of a competitive food production, processing and distribution in Nigeria.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono stated this during the official launch of the Agriculture for food and job plan (AFJP) in Funtua, Katsina State, Thursday.

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