• July 23, 2021

#Agriculture: Kwara Govt, NCAM Sign MOU On Agro-Processing


(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – An Agro-processing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the  Kwara State Government and National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) on processing of agricultural produce across different communities in the state, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, who said that under the agreement, Kwara State Government will build some cottage industries in the state to boost productivity, drive community growth, and create wealth.

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The Kwara State Government will also sponsor the establishment of the industries in identified locations across the state, according to the MoU, while NCAM will give necessary inputs such as Engineering and Technical supports that will lead to the establishment of those industries, and also help to install such machines and train people within the communities on how to operate and maintain the machines and equipment.

POTENTIAL IMPACT: The initiative will help ensure food security for the citizens of Kwara, create wealth, employ and engage the youths, and generally support the administration’s dream of empowering the youth and women.

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