NGO Laments over Insecurity, Inadequate Funding for Agric Devt in Kwara

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A  Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has lamented over the level of insecurity and inadequate funding for agricultural development in Kwara State.

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A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has lamented over the level of insecurity and inadequate funding for agricultural development in Kwara State.

Ibrahim, stated that the current state of the agro industry in the state is disheartening, despite the numerous efforts of the state government under the leadership of the Governor of Kwara State, Mr. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, to promote inclusive agric sector development. According to him, key areas identified by the industry experts and stakeholders in the communiqué, included issues associated with government bureaucracy, lack of innovations, poor funding of the sector, poor mechanisation, poor access to farm inputs, especially quality seeds, fertilizer, low access to processing and value addition facilities are key issues that should be addressed urgently.

He, however, stated that the current state of agriculture has proven to be ineffective in addressing the needs of farmers and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

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