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IFAD, Taraba Govt pledge continued support to farmers


By Terna Chikpa, Jalingo

The Federal Government IFAD assisted Value Chain Development Programme, Additional Financing, in collaboration with Taraba State Government on Friday pledged to continue in their support for improved well-being of farmers in the state.

Mr. Irrimia Musa, the state program Coordinator, stated this during the inspection and monitoring of field implementation of the VCDP project by the state Value Chain steering committee and stakeholders in Jalingo and Gassol local government areas of the state.
Musa noted that VCDP projects were implemented to burst both the production and market value of farm produce the for improved interest of farmers in the state.

“These projects are to establish, to improve both the production and market value of farm produce for our farmers. They are implemented to reduce the activities of middlemen who seem to benefit more than the real farmers and improve the lives of the local producers,” The SPC explained.

Earlier, Hon. David Ishaya Kasaa, Taraba State Commissioner for Agricultural and natural resources, and Hon. Habila Timothy Anderifu, Chairman of  Taraba state house of Assembly committeeAgricultureture, both commended IFAD for the projects targeted at improving the living conditions of farmers in Taraba.

The state government officials assured that Taraba state government would continue in her support for the success of IFAD toward improving the standard of living of farmers in the state.

“We wish to pledge that the Taraba state government continues support for Programmes as they are targeted toward improving the lives of our farmers. These projects, we believe, would help our farmers and reduce the activities of middlemen coming from Taraba to lift the products to the disadvantage of our farmers,” they pledged.

Also, Mrs. Hawau Unisa, the chairperson of, the maintenance committee of the Cassava processing center in Kopi, Gassol local government, commended IFAD for her gesture which she said has impacted in several ways positively to the lives of farmers.

Our Correspondent reports that the team visited the Cassava processing Centre in Kopi, Gossol local, market infrastructure, roa ad proj,ect and a warehouse in Jalingo.

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