This programme is designed to accelerate the production of staple food (maize, rice, onions and cassava) in Akwa Ibom State with the involvement of 10,000 smallholder farmers and mapping of 6,000 hectares of farmland. Farmers are supported with inputs, trained on Good Agronomic Practice, Sustainable Agriculture, Food Safety, Packaging, Processing Labeling and Branding.
- 10,000 individuals applying improved agricultural management practices or technologies with Akwa Ibom Government assistance.
- Participants are expected to apply lessons learn on their farms which is expected to build their resilience and livelihoods
- Learn more: https://factsreporter.com.ng/2020/11/03/aedp-raises-the-bar-in-agricultural-drive-food-sufficiency/