• July 23, 2021

#Agriculture: 5000 Farmers Registered For Ginger Production In Bauchi

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Bauchi State chapter of the Ginger Growers, Processing and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has registered some 5,000 farmers who indicated interest to engage in ginger production.

Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, the coordinator of the programme who made the disclosure in Bauchi on Friday, said the farmers were registered in all the 20 local government areas of the state where ginger production programme would soon take off as arrangements had been completed to give farmers seedlings, fertilizers and other needed materials in loan packages.

5000 farmers register for ginger production in Bauchi - AgroNature Nigeria

Ginger rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely consumed as a spice and for its medicinal properties.

POTENTIAL IMPACT: About 20,000 jobs will be created for Bauchi State youths by the programme through the production value chain of farming, processing and marketing, and generate between N800 billion and N1.6billion revenue for the state government

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