Kano State government on Monday launched agricultural intervention programs under the State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA).
SOLACEBASE reports that the initiative was aimed at easing the effects of economic hardship occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy thereby bolstering food security, job creation, and economic growth.
The State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf said the intervention programs will empower farmers, stimulate agribusiness, and ultimately improve the living standards of the people
Managing Director of KNARDA, Dr. Farouk Kurawa, emphasized the agency’s role in implementing these programs effectively.
“KNARDA is dedicated to executing these projects with utmost transparency and efficiency. Our goal is to provide the necessary resources, training, and support to our farmers, enabling them to maximize their potential,’’ Kurawa said.
The beneficiaries of the programs, ranging from smallholder farmers to agribusiness entrepreneurs, expressed gratitude and high hopes for the future.
Below are some pictures of the event.