FMARD – Nigeria: IITA holds critical position in Nigeria’s agricultural sector
Mr Richard-Mark Mbaram, the Technical Adviser on Knowledge Management and Communication to Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Honorable Mohammed Sabo Nanono, has highlighted IITA’s role in the nation’s agricultural sector. He spoke on this during a visit to the Institute on 18 December 2020.
According to Mbaram, the visit aimed to explore opportunities to encourage the country’s youth to engage in productive and profitable agricultural enterprises. In his words: “Young people, by their nature, are capable of generating the economic energy needed to recalibrate the Nigerian economy.”