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LIFE-ND, ADP collaborate to strengthen extension services

LIFE-ND, ADP collaborate to strengthen extension services
The Livelihoods Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta, (LIFE-ND) has said it will collaborate with the state (ADP)

Uwem said the meeting became necessary because extension services are critical to LIFE-ND projects and agricultural development in Nigeria.“So, this engagement with the ADP will be a continuous one in order for them to provide extension services to LIFE-ND project in its four prioritised value chains of rice, cassava, fisheries and poultry production.Ekpu said the project will collaborate with ADP to provide extension services to incubators and incubatees in the state.The Livelihoods Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta, (LIFE-ND) has said it will collaborate with the state Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) to strengthen extension service delivery to farmers in Edo State.

” Uwem noted that LIFE-ND project was an initiative of the Federal Government funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).He noted that the scheme was designed to boost income generation and food security in the Niger Delta using an incubation model.

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