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Food security : Water resources ministry launches irrigation development Programme
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Food security : Water resources ministry launches irrigation development Programme

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Image result for irrigation in nigeriaIn order to guarantee food security, Nigeria’s water resources ministry has initiated a National Irrigation Development Programme aimed at establishing a one hundred thousand hectares of irrigated farmland across the country.

Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu disclosed this at a briefing in Abuja where he outlined the successes recorded under his two-year stewardship.

Minister Adamu says efforts are also being made to revamp the federal government’s River Basin Development Authorities in a bid to boost agriculture.

He also reacted to the ministry’s allocation in the 2018 budget national budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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