MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

  • Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture

    ACHIEVEMENTS
    1. We successfully organized Stakeholders meeting in Agriculture in Kogi State 
    2. We secured Commercial Agriculture  Agriculture Loan of N2b for the state
    3. We anchored 1,668 farmers in CBN anchor Borrowers programme 
    4. We secured lease of over 4,500 Hectares of Land from Lower  Niger River Basin Authority 
    5. We were enlisted as one of the six states that will pioneer APPEALS  programme aimed at promoting the cultivation of Rice, Cassava and Cashew
    6. We are clearing and preparing land in the three senatorial districts of Kogi State
    7.We secured 15,000 Metric Tonnes of NPk 20:10:10 fertiliser for the state
    8. We carried out Sensitization programme for our farmers on the best agricultural practices across the local governments in the state
    9. We planted melon on the cleared right of way from Kabba Junction to Okene

    PROGRAMMES OF THE MINISTRY 
    1. We will be anchoring at least 50,000 farmers under the CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme 
    2. We shall establish 50,000 metric tonnes rice mill in Omi in Yagba West Local government 
    3. We shall establish Green House Farm in Osara
    4. We ahall establish irrigation farming cluster in Osara to give job to at least 1,000 youths
    5. We shall establish 10 tonnes per day rice mill each in Ibaji and Girinyan 
    6. We shall establish Fish estates in Omi, Osara, Koton Karfe and Bassa
    7. We shall procure seedlings and herbicides for our farmers
    8. We shall plant melon along the major highways in the state that have been cleared
    9. We shall provide extension services to our farmers across the 21 local government areas
    10. We shall acquire tractors and other farm implements for our farmers
    11. We shall clear lands across the 21 local government areas for our youths to form cluster farms
    12. We shall train and retrain our farmers

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